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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: 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

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

News: Ace New High Res The Avengers Pics From Marvel.com

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 28, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Hot on the heels of Empire’s Avengers exclusive covers, Marvel.com have released five new top quality pics from Joss Whedon’s gigantic new movie. Let’s take a look. Continue reading

Weekly Ricochet: Skyfall, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Avengers, Man Of Steel, Haywire, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo…

Posted in Movies, News, Thoughts, Weekly Ricochet with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 15, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

The Weekly Ricochet is a round-up of those stories that, while interesting, don’t quite merit a page all of their own. This week we have little titbits on the Skyfall, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Avengers, Man Of SteelHaywire, Mad Max: Fury Road, and The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. Continue reading

Review: Captain America – The First Avenger

Posted in Movie Review, Movies, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 26, 2011 by Bjorn Grainger

The last film before The Avengers assemble actually features the very first Avenger – Captain America. That’s probably ironic or something.

Steve Rogers (Chris Evans digitally reduced in the most convincing manner) is the scrawniest kid you’ve ever seen. I mean, REALLY. He’s got every ailment going too. He’s the walking, talking embodiment of downtroddenness. Except he has heart. A huge heart, and he doesn’t like bullies. Seeing the Nazis marching across Europe boils his blood and he wants to stop them. He tries to sign up to the Army to do his bit for his country but they turn him away. That is until he’s spotted by exiled german scientist, Dr Abraham Erskine (Stanley Tucci). He sees Rogers exceptional qualities and asks if he’d would like to sign up for his super-soldier programme… Continue reading

News: Exclusive Entertainment Weekly Avengers Pics

Posted in Comics, Movies, News, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 1, 2011 by Bjorn Grainger

Entertainment Weekly got it’s hands on some exclusive Marvel Avengers stuff, and here I am showing it you a day later! Don’t all thank me at once.

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