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Review: The Avengers (Avengers Assemble)

Posted in Movie Review, Movies with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 1, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

The seed was sewn back in 2008 with Jon Favreau’s Iron Man. Samuel L. Jackson’s cameo appearance as Nick Fury at the end of the film. The Avenger Initiative, he said. The very mention sent a quiver of excitement down the spines of every comic book loving geek the world over. Would Marvel Studios really bring all their heroes (licensing willing) together in one movie? Could they? Four years and four films laying the groundwork (The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man 2, Thor, and Captain America: The First Avenger), and we arrive at the big moment – The Avengers. And my gosh, are we ready for it.

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News: 20+ Pics From The Avengers To Tide You Over Until Release

Posted in Movies, News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 25, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Yes, The Avengers finally assemble for us lucky islanders here in the UK in but one short day. To celebrate that fact, and to push excitement levels to their zenith, I’ve collected a whole lot of frankly awesome shots from the movie for your perusal – starting with The Hulk smashing the heck out of a fighter jet! Continue reading

News: The Avengers Vids, Pictures, And Wallpapers Galore!

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts, Trailer with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 12, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

The Avengers is going great guns in the run up to the release of the film at the end of the month. We’re being thrown character-based vids, tons of new pics, and some fancy wallpapers in a desperate bid to get us to part with our hard-earned cash and carry our hefty frames to the cinema screens. There was no need, we’ve been itching to do it ever since The Avengers was announced. Anyway, let’s check them out. Continue reading

News: More Ace Behind The Scenes Avenger Pics And Surprise Video

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 4, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

The past week has seen a major step up in the marketing for The Avengers as we enter the final month before release. Major film blogs have been allowed to publish their on-set interviews they’ve been sitting on for the last few months and with it a few brand new behind the scenes pics of the cast and crew in action. Oh, and maybe a little surprise at the bottom. Let’s have a look. Continue reading

News: The Avengers Round-Up

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts, Trailer with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 29, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Quite a few new things Avengers-related have been released this week. First is the international poster above. It’s pretty plain and simple. Instantly forgettable too. Moving on, for those folk who haven’t seen or kept up with Marvel Studio’s recent output, Norton Antivirus (buh?) have sponsored a featurette the recaps the adventures of Thor, Hulk, Iron Man and Captain America in a helpful little video. You wanna see? Of course you do. Continue reading

News: 20+ New Pics From The Avengers

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 25, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

What’s better than one new picture from The Avengers? Twenty three new pics from The Avengers, that’s what! Starting with a very serious Scarlett Johansson above as Black Widow, we’ll take a look at some of the sets and all the stars. So sit back, relax, and let me be your guide. Continue reading

News: The Japanese Avengers Trailer Is FANTASTICOCK

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts, Trailer with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 15, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

First, check out The Avengers banner above. It’s a combination of all the individual posters released earlier in the week. That’s not why you’re here, though. You want to see the crazy-ass Japanese trailer that gives us a lot more footage to get excited about. If you know your Marvel, some of the stuff in the new trailer will blow your mind! I recommend you click off the page now if you want to remain spoiler-free. Continue reading

News: Joss Whedon Talks The Avengers Plus New Posters

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Poster, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 13, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

The Avengers hype machine rolls on, this week delivering some cool posters of the individual members. I shall pepper them throughout the article as we deal with the infinitely more interesting news coming out of SXSW. Joss Whedon was in Austin, Texas this week along with director Drew Goddard promoting upcoming film The Cabin In The WoodsIt’s been getting great reviews but, of course, talk soon turned to Whedon’s The Avengers. Continue reading

Weekly Ricochet: The Avengers, The Bourne Legacy, Only God Forgives, Moonrise Kingdom, The Amazing Spider-Man…

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts, Trailer, Weekly Ricochet with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 4, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

We start off this week’s Ricochet by taking a look at some pics of the wonderfully named Cobie Smulders as S.H.I.E.L.D Agent Maria Hill. Marvel.com released these shots into the wild not long after The Avengers trailer hit computer screens the world over and got itself download over THIRTEEN MILLION TIMES. Continue reading

Feature: “Guys, I’m Bringing The Party To You” – The Avengers Trailer Breakdown

Posted in Comics, Movies, Thoughts, Trailer with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 3, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Wednesday saw the release of The Avengers trailer, the first of the three summer tentpole  superhero movies. It is EPIC. Honest. Check it out.

Anyway, this the breakdown of the trailer that I promised. It contains more than NINETY screen caps and many of my insane theories about the film. I hope you enjoy. Continue reading