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The PopMatters Summer Movie Preview - May 2015
6 May 2015 // 3:40 AM
The popcorn movie season starts in earnest with efforts from the Avengers, Mad Max, the ladies of Pitch Perfect 2, and Brad Bird's Tomorrowland, among many others.
Avengers Age of Ultron, a Triptych's Second Frame
29 Apr 2015 // 12:20 AM
Avengers: Age of Ultron is an amazing spectacle and there's very little you don't see. But if there is something unnoticed, it might be how seamlessly Whedon crafts the movie into the history of Hollywood.
The Upside of No-See Me: Invisibility and 'Buffy, the Vampire Slayer'
2 Mar 2015 // 8:30 PM
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.
Comics to Film (and Film to Comics): The Two-Way Street Between Page and Screen
23 Apr 2012 // 5:00 PM
Movies like The Avengers are better thought of as character adaptations than adaptations of specific books. When seen that way, we recognize the characters as transmedia creations.
The Superhero Film Bubble Continues to Grow With 'The Avengers - Age of Ultron'
6 May 2015 // 3:39 AM
As deft in its dialogue as it is predictable with its action sequences, Age of Ultron is a frustrating experience, forever hinting at depths that it can’t be bothered to explore.
More Definitely Means More in Joss Whedon's 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'
28 Apr 2015 // 3:00 AM
Joss Whedon and his heroes and villains epic offers more this time around -- more characters, more plot points, more action -- and a few reasons for concern.
Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers
6 May 2015 // 5:40 AM
Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?
The 20 Most Anticipated Films of 2015
20 Jan 2015 // 3:00 AM
Over the next 12 months, we will be bombarded with all manner of proposed cinematic spectacle. Here are the 20 films we are most looking forward to.
‘The Avengers’ opens ‘super’ summer movie season
29 Apr 2012 // 11:06 PM
PHILADELPHIA — By sheer numbers, the caped crusaders, masked crimebusters and spandex-ed superheroes lining up at the movie box office for the summer season — which begins
‘Buffy' creator Joss Whedon talks about 'Dollhouse,' his new TV thriller
20 Aug 2008 // 10:19 PM
CENTURY CITY, Calif. - .We enter the sleeping chamber. Sleek and circular, its individual beds recessed below floor level, it's meant to look spa-like, a