Joss Whedon

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Movie Review: The Avengers

Not to compare actors to superheroes, but this cast could easily have exploded in our faces; like their characters, each of these actors is famous in his or her own right. Some are A-list while others hover just below, and it takes a persuasive genius (shall we call Whedon a Nick Fury of sorts?) to gather them and get them to fight for a common cause.

Movie Review: The Cabin in the Woods

Most of us have seen the horrific fate of teens in the wilderness played out countless times. From getting to know the characters on the road, to the creepy “last chance” gas station, to the first sexual encounter and subsequent slaughter and so on, your average horror fan can tap a foot in time to these plot points. What, then, are we to make of a slasher film which begins with two scientists (Richard Jenkins and Bradley Whitford) trading jaded, mundane banter as they suit up to oversee the massacre from a high-tech underground bunker?

The Weekly Listicle: Action Heroines!

For some reason Ridley Scott decided another retelling of Robin Hood was a good idea, and this week marks the opening of the newest version. Scott and lead actor Russell Crowe worked together successfully in Gladiator ten years ago, and it seems they’re hoping to rekindle audience love for that […]