Choose Your Own Avenger: Avengers: Age of Ultron Reviewed


Movies & Television
Look, you don't walk into the second Avengers movie unsure if you'll like it. Even before your headache from the 3-D glasses sets in, you've made up your mind. So to expedite the process, please read one (and only one) of the following reviews based on your expectations.{OPTION 1} I love the Avengers! Yay, there's another Avengers movie!You're going to love Age of Ultron! It's got the Avengers in it! ...   More
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 ALEX FALCONE

A Superhero’s Shakespeare

Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing is a smart and chummy soiree.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Much Ado About Nothing is all about trickery. The comedy—one of Shakespeare’s best—centers on two strong-minded singles, Beatrice and Benedick, each determined never to love and never to mar   More
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 REBECCA JACOBSON

The A-Team

Joss Whedon goes for glory with The Avengers.

Movie Reviews & Stories
In helming The Avengers—the long-awaited convergence of four Marvel Comics properties into one gargantuan nesting doll of a summer blockbuster—Joss Whedon is burdened with glorious purpose.    More
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 MATTHEW SINGER

The Last Horror Picture Show

This is a review of The Cabin In The Woods. Proceed with caution.

Movie Reviews & Stories
How does someone in my position discuss The Cabin in the Woods? It’s a movie whose deliberately veiled marketing campaign insists critics tiptoe...   More
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 MATTHEW SINGER

Still Slaying After All These Years

10 minutes with Buffy comics editor Scott Allie


Arts & Books
Cult sci-fi television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer may have ended its seven-season run in 2007, but the Buffyverse lives on—in Milwaukie, OR. Milwuakie-based Dark Horse comics has been continuing the story of ass-kicking Buffy Summers and her gang of variously magical, demonic and undead misfit friends in two-dimensional form, under the guidance of series creator Joss Whedon (also responsible ...   More
Tuesday, September 13, 2011 RUTH BROWN

Military-Industrial Savior Complex: Iron Man 2 Reviewed

Screened hours after our press deadlines, Iron Man 2 opens Friday, but we're giving you the review hot off the digital presses. Iron Man 2 WW Critic's Score: 67 Maybe it's because of its frank occupation with the research, construction and patenting of shiny new gizmos, but Iron Man 2 feels far more like industry than art. Like its predecessor, Jon Favreau's second box of Marvels gets ...   More
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 AARON MESH


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