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Four years. Four years since that teaser at the end of the Iron Man credits, where Nick Fury teased the “Avengers Initiative”. Four years and here it was, the movie that nerds worldwide had been waiting for. Don’t get me…
I have a confession to make: I’m not a big Thor fan. I’m not saying I hate the character, and there have been periods where I picked up the comic (for example, I was really digging what Jason Aaron was…
On May 2, 2008, history was made: that was the day Iron Man hit theaters in the United States. Up until then, superhero movies had sporadic success as standalone films and self-contained franchises, and seldom did a spin-off ever succeed.…
“The mid-season premiere of Agents of SHIELD is almost upon us, so here’s a quick recap of season two so far. If you haven’t been keeping up with the show, these are all the people, places, and things you’ll need to know to jump right back in.”
“Underneath the big plot twists, the show still had all the same fundamental flaws; they were just less obvious when the characters were actually, you know, doing stuff.”
“It feels distinctly like the beginning; that one day, the name Ales Kot will be associated with something huge and fantastic, and we’ll look back at early issues of Secret Avengers and recall how we knew he was destined for greatness all along.”
“Agents of SHIELD is undoubtedly a weak show—staying awake through all six episodes again to write this post was a bit of a challenge—but it doesn’t appear that great, memorable TV was ever really the goal here.”
“If Shakespeare had had the wherewithal to include giant robots and inter-dimensional portals and storm-generating mystical hammers in his plays, it just might have looked something like this movie.”
“I’m constantly getting the feeling I was supposed to study ahead of time for this movie.”
He's our awesome everyman who fights alongside the Avengers in a snappy suit. Today, Ursa takes on that most mild-mannered of badasses, Agent Phil Coulson, and discusses why Clark Gregg made Movieverse Coulson too adorable to live, along with sacrificial lambs, and death, destroyer of worlds.
Thor: God of Thunder. Prince of Asgard. KING OF CAPSLOCK. Kind of a prat. And capable of learning, growing, and inspiring little girls to dress up in armor and tutus.
Ursa turns the squee up to eleven and watches The Avengers. Or Marvel's The Avengers. Or Avengers Assemble. Oh, who cares what it's called? It's awesome! Fanboys and fangirls, assemble!