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Monday, April 27 2015

A Response to Avengers: Age of Ultron, in Triptych

Even after Daredevil, especially after Daredevil, Avengers: Age of Ultron might be the finest realization of the Marvel Universe on screen.


Tuesday, March 3 2015

The Upside of No-See Me: Invisibility and ‘Buffy, the Vampire Slayer’

For Buffy, turning invisible allows her to indulge all her worst impulses; but in doing so, she realizes that she is not embracing life, but fleeing it.


Thursday, October 30 2014

‘Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show’ Is a Man’s World

Showrunners misses the opportunity to explore why creating fictional worlds continues to be gendered as masculine in our cultural imagination.


Thursday, October 23 2014

With Feeling: ‘Joss Whedon: The Biography’

The only problem with the sincerely enjoyable Joss Whedon: The Biography is that we learn a heck of a lot more about his creative endeavors than we do about the geek god himself.


Wednesday, August 6 2014

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Out-Whedons ‘The Avengers’

What makes James Gunn's scruffier and un-spandex'd band of reluctant heroes so appealing is how they approximate the good-hearted rogues on the raggedy charm of space westerns like Whedon’s own "Firefly".


Tuesday, August 6 2013

Why ‘Firefly’ Should be a Videogame

In spite of the ongoing thirst for more Firefly content and ongoing rumours of a game adaptation, nothing has come to fruition, which makes the official announcement of a game exciting because the series fits so nicely into a video game template.


Monday, July 15 2013

An Evening of Joss Whedon with the Film Society of Lincoln Center (video)

As lovers of Joss Whedon over here at PopMatters, we were remiss by not sharing his conversation with Lincoln Center earlier.


Friday, June 7 2013

‘Much Ado About Nothing’: Joss Whedon’s Backyard

As the title announces, these romantic games are more or less nothing. What becomes something, even as it is a lie, is the besmirching of Hero to the point that she appears to deserve, in this man's world, all manner of outcasting, even unto death.


Monday, June 3 2013

“It’s Fun Being An Asshole!”: An Interview with Fran Kranz on Joss Whedon

The actor behind the lovable stoner from The Cabin in the Woods and Dollhouse's conniving programmer dishes about working with Joss Whedon, horror movies, and fan attention.


Joss Whedon to Alma Mater: “You Are All Going to Die”

The Buffy creator made some other points, too.


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Whedon and Company: Worlds Await (Features) [14.Apr.11]
Joss Whedon 101: The Avengers (Features) [13.Apr.11]
Joss Whedon 101: Sugarshock! (Features) [29.Mar.11]
Joss Whedon 101: Dollhouse (Features) [28.Mar.11]
Joss Whedon 101: Astonishing X-Men (Features) [21.Mar.11]
Joss Whedon 101: Firefly (Features) [16.Mar.11]
Joss Whedon 101: Angel (Features) [15.Mar.11]
Joss Whedon 101: Fray (Features) [14.Mar.11]
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