Movie Review: Avengers – Age of Ultron

Avengers_Age_Of_Ultron-poster1Joss Whedon’s career is one most nerds would envy. But it’s hard to envy him for having to make the logistical nightmare that is Avengers – Age of Ultron. The movie is part of an intricate web of Marvel movies and had to tie into previous flicks, while setting up future flicks and it could not ignore any of a multitude of characters.… Read the rest

Television Review: Marvel – Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Season 1)

marvels-agents-of-shield-posterConsidering that Marvel – Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. takes places mostly on a plane, it’s ironic that it took the series sixteen episodes to finally achieve lift off. It had a very slow start indeed. Had it been any other television newcomer and not such an important part in Marvel’s overall media strategy, it would likely have been culled fairly soon.… Read the rest

Movie Review: The Cabin in the Woods

The Cabin in the Woods is a horror movie that comes with a pedigree, albeit not one rooted in straight-up horror. Director Drew Goddard was a writer for Alias, Lost, Angel and Buffy – The Vampire Slayer, the latter two being franchises created by his co-writer on this movie: Joss Whedon.… Read the rest

Movie Review: The Avengers

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Before I start this review in earnest, I need to confess to something: I am a Whedonite. A follower of The Whedon and all things Whedonesque. Who is this Whedon, you ask? Oh, you silly agnostic. He is Joss Whedon, the semi-deity who created Buffy the Vampire Slayer, spin-off Angel, the two short-lived series Firefly and Dollhouse and Dr.Read the rest