The true hallmark of a Joss Whedon show is a strong female protagonist. In this week’s episode of S.H.I.E.L.D. this trope was taken one step further with the arrival of Lorelei, an Asgardian escapee who can turn men to her will with a touch. Since she makes all of the male agents on the Bus drooling idiots, we are left with Simmons, May and special guest star Lady Sif to take care of the mess Lorelei has wrought.
Yeah, it’s just a little bit early for free pumpkin carving templates. Sure, the S.H.I.E.L.D. emblem pretty much already looks like a carving stencil. But Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. premieres tonight (and we’re all about convenience), so what the hell. There are going to be tons of Tiny Avengers running around looking for candy this […]
ABC already has A LOT wrapped up in The Avengers/Marvel franchise, but heavy monetary investment is no guarantee of success. Instead, the amount of buzz, attention and downright giddiness that surrounds Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is at once a blessing and a curse.
Is it hard, even impossible, to get tickets? Yes. Is it too big for the space, too crowded? Yes. Is it too difficult for people to get into the panels they want to see? Yes. Has it become too Hollywood, too produced? Yes. But maybe what makes Comic-Con so special isn’t the sheer number of revelers or the spectacle of the con, but the unspoken bond that unites 150,000 people for a just a few days.
This week, the ladies talk about Joss Whedon and how much they love him. We also talk Robert Downey Jr., our issues with the Buffy and Angel comics, and answer the most important question: Who’s the cutest Avenger?
Joss Whedon, I’m sorry I let Dollhouse crack my confidence in your ability to do The Avengers. But, in my defense, Dollhouse was a terrible show.
Thank you Fringe, for reminding me that I’m not against dramatic shifts in plot and tone per se, but only when they’re done poorly.
To celebrate the upcoming three year anniversary there is a whole new chapter in the extraordinary tale of Dr Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog. In fact, several new chapters – all bound together in a must-have companion book published by Titan books.
Do Browncoats Have Hope? While some shows fade into obscurity when canceled prematurely, there is at least one show that simply will not die. Fans of Joss Whedon’s Firefly – Browncoats, we call ourselves – refuse to give up on our beloved Serenity and her crew of shiny misfits. With such dogged determination, could there be a possibility of fans launching a return flight?