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The Surprising Dangers Of “Avengers: Age Of Ultron” (Spoilers, Because Society Forces It….) [Double-Team Review A]

This is not the review it was supposed to be. Originally, this was going to start with a 1950’s-1960 definition of epic film-making – i.e. The Sound Of Music, Lawrence Of Arabia, Cleopatra, et. al. – and how the frequency of these mid-century blockbusters made them the exception, not the rule, of studio movies. I’d [...]

The New Season Is Here! The New Season Is Here!

As the new Fall season arrives, I pick my choices for the best new shows, best returning shows and the one or two shows that just really shouldn’t bother.
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Ah, Fall. Autumn leaves, football games and a new season’s worth of shows from the four and a half major networks. As always, the new season looks [...]

EW’s Coverage? Meh. The First Trailer? Nerdgasm. Avengers Assemble!

This cover, and the coverage inside the recent Entertainment Weekly preview of 2012’s uber-anticipated The Avengers, didn’t really get a lot of nerd coffee pots percolating.  I agree.
Marvel came up with a way to fix that…

[clunk.....  nerdfaint.]
The Avengers opens May 4, 2012, and stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, [...]

“Avengers Freakin’ Assemble!!” Fanboy Dreams Made Real In San Diego

 
Yeah.  This actually happened.
Late yesterday at the San Diego Comic Con, The Avengers actually assembled in the frakkin’ flesh.  Please to enjoy, from left to right:

Kevin Feige, head of Marvel Studios
Robert Downey Jr., Tony Stark/Iron Man
Clark Gregg, S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Phil Coulson
Scarlett Johanssen, Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow
Chris Hemsworth, Thor
Chris Evans, Steve Rogers/Captain America
Samuel L. Jackson, S.H.I.E.L.D. Director [...]

This Just Gets Better And Better…

With a rumored script polish/re-write from “Avengers” writer-director Joss Whedon, today’s announcement of cast addition Stanley Tucci, the release of the teaser poster, and our increasing confidence that director Joe Johnson can GET IT DONE, we’re so very very buzzed for “Captain America: The First Avenger“.  The very thought that our favorite all-time comic-book character is getting [...]

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