Film Review: The Avengers

Joss Whedon’s The Avengers could have gone either way. It either could have been a complete disaster, or, a hell of a lot of fun. I’m pleased to report that The Avengers is a resounding success. The film opens with Thor’s brother, Loki, arriving on earth via the Tesseract (a crazy energy cube being researched …

Set Pics: January Jones as Emma Frost

January Jones best known for her role in Mad Men, is starring as Emma Frost in the new X-Men: First Class film coming from Matthew Vaughn. The film will be focusing on the relationship between a young Professor X (James McAvoy) and Magneto (Michael Fassbender) as they plan for the future of mutants. January Jones …

Whedon to Direct Avengers

Joss Whedon, the creator of Buffy, Serenity, and a host of other short-lived Fox shows (of course minus Buffy) is in final negotiations to direct ‘The Avengers.’ ‘The Avengers’ is the superhero film we’ve all been waiting for, where characters in all the recent Marvel Studios adaptations will team up for one epic movie. The …

Marvel Ponders “Fantastic Four” Reboot

One of the big stories yesterday was word that the Walt Disney Company had bought Marvel Entertainment.  One of the smaller stories is that Marvel is also considering rebooting their “Fantastic Four” franchise. Writer Akiva Goldsman scribe for the two worst Batman movies, “Batman & Robin,” and “Batman Forever,” as well as producer of the …