Avengers: Age of Ultron

Deconstructing the Avengers: Language Transcended ... Almost | 15 Oct 2015 // 9:02 PM

Black Widow’s reputation for cajolery, subterfuge, coaxing, and subtle persuasion endow her with a silver tongue that almost transcends Hulk’s chaos and unbridled, unreasoning emotion.

Cars That Will Kill You, An 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Triptych Finalé | 8 May 2015 // 4:15 AM

Thus far, we've seen director Joss Whedon leverage the history of comics fandom and of Hollywood film in a grand and postmodern experiment. Here's why.


Black Widow and the Burden of Being the Female Avenger | 19 May 2015 // 10:30 PM

All too often, when you have a token female in a story, that character's primary super power is simply that she's a girl.


The Superhero Film Bubble Continues to Grow With 'The Avengers - Age of Ultron' | 6 May 2015 // 4:39 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 // 4:00 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 // 6:40 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?

Joss Whedon Tells Comic-Con About New Film 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' | 22 Jul 2013 // 1:58 AM

On Sunday at Comic-Con, geek fave Joss Whedon shared details about his upcoming film, 'Avengers: Age of Ultron', set to release in the summer of 2015.


Joss Whedon Talks 'Avengers' and Black Widow | 7 May 2015 // 6:10 AM

Joss Whedon has come under fire in some feminist circles for his vision of Black Widow as a vulnerable agent entangled in a budding romance with the Hulk.

Will We Someday Watch Blockbuster Movies the Way We Watch Blockbuster Fights? | 6 May 2015 // 8:02 AM

Much of the US was consuming not one but two phenomena simultaneously, a parallel display of mega-entertainment.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

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"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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