Where next for The Avengers?

Where next for The Avengers?

Here at Slacker Heroes, we just loved Joss Whedon’s action-packed Avengers movie. And so did other fans and the public, leading to huge box office sales in the film’s opening week. The success of this opening has given a big boost to Marvel’s image and to the public’s interest in comics in general, as well as proving [...]

Movie Review: 'The Avengers'

Movie Review: ‘The Avengers’

This is the big one. Over five movies, Marvel has done something unthinkable — created a shared cinematic universe, culminating in the movie event of the year. If this didn’t work, for whatever reason, Marvel would be in trouble, so it’s perhaps lucky that they gave this huge movie to geek god Joss Whedon. So [...]

March Brain Nuggets

March Brain Nuggets

Occasionally I have a “nugget” that isn’t worth a full column. From time to time I might assemble these chunks in the way that processed meat becomes pink slime. I mean, I will serve up Grade A genius distilled into bite-size pieces. Enjoy! I had the privilege of asking Edward James Olmos about Blade Runner [...]

Thoughts on 'The Avengers'

Thoughts on ‘The Avengers’

I don’t know if you are aware, but there is a summer movie coming out that looks of  interest to me. It’s called The Avengers and it’s about these six superheroes who team together to save the world. Okay, I’ll cut it out. EVERYONE’S heard about The Avengers and EVERYONE knows who the cast and [...]

The Missing Women of the Avengers Movie

The Missing Women of the Avengers Movie

Next year, The Avengers movie is being released, and I couldn’t be more excited! Bringing together the Marvel heroes Iron Man, Hulk, Thor and Captain America, the film will show the Avengers team together for the first time on the big screen. The full character line-up includes Nick Fury, Hawkeye, and the only female lead, [...]