Tag: Marvel

The Amazing Spider-man

The Amazing Spider-man

Posted July 7, 2012

History Lesson: Spider-man was the first superhero I ever knew. Of course he had his amazing friends who I liked a lot and sometimes the X-Men who were interesting. But Spider-man was the central figure in my superhero world and even back then I knew the difference between the lead and the supporting players.

The Avengers

The Avengers

Posted May 5, 2012

I love Joss Whedon.

Here’s the thing, he has been loved by a small percentage of the population for over a decade. He’s an incredibly talented

Kevin Feige Tells How Marvel Whips Up Its Cinematic Super Sauce

Kevin Feige Tells How Marvel Whips Up Its Cinematic Super Sauce

Posted May 1, 2012

As a movie producer, Kevin Feige has been involved with almost every movie involving a Marvel character for the last decade and a half. From the highs of X-Men and Spider-Man 2 to the, um, other things, like Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, Feige has been behind the scenes. He is also the guy perhaps most responsible for the crazy notion of crossing over a half-dozen major superhero movies into one continuous universe, culminating in The Avengers. Feige is also at least partly responsible for the unusual line-up of directors who have taken on Marvel movies. After Joss […]

‘The Avengers’ Set Interview

Posted April 2, 2012

Question: So everyone that we have spoken with has been talking about how great the script is.Joss Whedon: And now it’s my turn. Even Downey has said it’s not tinkering, or maybe not tinkering much.There’s not tinkering and then there’s “not tinkering.” Yeah, no everybody seems to be on board. I’m still working on it. I hope to finish it sometime before the DVD release. (Laughs) It’s been very fluid, but it always is with a movie anyway and especially a movie where the perspective changes nine times every scene. I swore I would never make Serenity again and here […]

Event Horizon: Loki, Joss Whedon and Hobbits

Event Horizon: Loki, Joss Whedon and Hobbits

Posted December 23, 2011

This picture just freaks me out! I had a number of interesting and fun contenders this week, but had to go with this one for sheer awesomeness. I’m not even really a Mission Impossible

good theory, executed poorly

good theory, executed poorly

Posted December 17, 2011

a visual rant…

I just saw these images again, and they are a great example of good
theory, executed poorly:

Event Horizon: Mocking the Avengers

Event Horizon: Mocking the Avengers

Posted December 2, 2011

Picture of the week: Annnnnd we’re back to the Avengers. Because this picture is hilarious and timely. Joss Whedon is renowned for his portrayal of women as strong, interesting figures

the darkness of heroes

the darkness of heroes

Posted August 19, 2011

Kel and I saw Captain America together and it ignited an interesting conversation about the darkness of heroes.

Captain America first appeared in comics in 1941 and like Superman (who first appeared in 1938)

Iron Man

Iron Man

Posted July 28, 2011

I’m not a huge Robert Downey Jr. fan. In fact, I kind of dislike him more than I like him. Or, I did. But I was actually surprised at how much I liked this movie, even after everyone said again and again how good it is. I still didn’t expect to like it that much, because I generally don’t like him.