Blogiversary Bash: The Avengers: Awesomeness Assembles

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Guys. I realize people haven’t shut up about it for the past two years…but can we just talk about how ridiculously great The Avengers is? Like The Princess Bride (see my quote tribute to that here), it’s a film that I could watch over and over and over again. And that’s pretty amazing given how stupid I initially thought it was going to be. Oh yeah–I was a doubter. Continue reading

Captain America: The Winter Soldier: Marvel’s Phase Two is going strong

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I realize at this point they’ve become as overdone as zombies and vampires, but I freaking love superhero movies. When one is on its way to theaters, I inevitably round up a group of nerdy friends and make a midnight trek to see it—because God forbid we wait until the day it comes out. We simply must see it before the rest of the world. Plus, midnight superhero movie premieres make for excellent people-watching. At this premiere, I got to see an overweight couple dressed as Captain America and Black Widow. And in case you were wondering, yes—people did take pictures with them. God bless nerds. God bless (Captain) America.

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