The Avengers: Age of Ultron – Movie Review

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Written by: Joss Whedon, based on the Marvel comic created by Stan Lee & Jack Kirby
Directed by: Joss Whedon
Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, James Spader, Samuel L. Jackson, Don Cheadle, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany, Cobie Smulders, Anthony Mackie and about 1500 other people

Age of Ultron is just another day at the office

How does one follow up a movie that is arguably the most entertaining display of blockbuster prowess in recent memory? How does the ever growing Marvel Cinematic Universe hold up these days? The answer is a straight forward and simple as it is beautiful: everybody is doing their job.

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Your Weekend Justice #179: The Mysterious Third Finger

It’s Weekend Justice: the Internet’s #1 audio trainwreck. It’s the podcast that hopes one day to get legalized via a nationwide vote. One day. But until then, you can only listen for medicinal purposes.

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Nair For Men

Agenda:

  • Voting for Roseanne Barr
  • Bewitching Roseanne
  • Rox, armed and dangerous
  • Our own version of election coverage
  • Scott’s new daddy
  • Oh shit, research!
  • Mormons and Fleetwood Mac
  • Florida vs. the Florida Supreme Court
  • Your Ben & Jerry’s update
  • Aaron’s theatrical career (on the stage this time, even!)
  • Origami of the Gods?
  • The Walking Dead daily comic strip
  • The Walking Dead has its own damn desk (but not in a Tuffley sort of way) (HUGE SPOILERS)
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    By | 2017-09-24T22:29:05+00:00 November 9th, 2012|Podcasts, Weekend Justice|0 Comments

    The Avengers (2012) – 27 Second Review

    Thor Avengers poster by Mondo

    Written by: Joss Whedon, based on a story by Zak Penn & Whedon, which was in turn based on the comic created by Stan Lee & Jack Kirby
    Directed by: Joss Whedon
    Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Samuel L. Jackson, Cobie Smulders, Clark Gregg, Tom Hiddleston

    Review: As a Batman Loyalist, I hesitate to say this is the greatest comic book movie of all time, but only for a second. Because it was the GREATEST comic book movie of all time. The action was awesome, no character was under-utilized, and there were four separate instances that made me fall out of my chair laughing with glee. Also because the Hulk is my spirit animal. See it, and be more awesome for it.

    Time: 20 seconds

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    By | 2017-09-24T22:31:57+00:00 May 12th, 2012|27 Seconds, Reviews|2 Comments

    The Avengers (2012) – Movie Review

    Samuel L. Jackson is Nick Fury in The Avengers

    Written by: Joss Whedon, based on a story by Zak Penn & Whedon, which was based in turn on characters appearing in Marvel Comics
    Directed by: Joss Whedon
    Starring: Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo, Samuel L. Jackson, Tom Hiddleston

    Where to begin? Let me predict just one simple thing: Starting May 4th, you will believe the hype. The Avengers is everything you would want from a blockbuster movie. It’s loud, fast, charming, funny and such a ride, you will want to see it on the biggest screen, in the best theater.

    The story is pretty simple and uses a lot of the more subtle elements that were introduced in the “prequels” to this big superhero team-up: Loki (Hiddleston) is back in a big bad way, with the aid of an alien race, he is trying to conquer the world and to be worshiped as the god he is. In order to do so, he uses the energy cube we were introduced to in Captain America to arrive on earth. Since it has been analyzed by SHIELD, his arrival is neither unnoticed nor without consequence. Loki’s escape and theft of the energy cube is the introduction to the movie and gives you a good idea what’s about to come: a very fast and loud ride. Nick Fury activates the Avengers Initiative to fight Loki and protect the earth from whatever else might be coming.

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    By | 2017-09-24T22:32:06+00:00 April 21st, 2012|Reviews|1 Comment

    DragonCon 2011: Make the Bad Men Stop

    DragonCon 2011: Make the Bad Men Stop

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    Well, the Weekend Justice League has taken the week off so we can recover from DragonCon. Those of you who wonder why it takes so long to recover have never been. But do not despair. We will not leave you with nothing. Thanks to the machinations of Captain Tech, Jon Boutelle, we’ve managed to record a lot of stuff. And this is the first bit of stuff.

    It’s Make the Bad Men Stop, our annual foray into the realms of pop culture adaptations (usually for the big screen), in which we do our best to crush the hopes and dreams of our audience. We do this on Leigh’s track and pretty much open and close her room with it. This was recorded on Friday, September 2nd. (Jesus, was that just a week ago?) The second part was recorded the following Monday and will be posted eventually. The reason I’m sending this out over the Weekend Justice feed as well is not only because it, in essence, is our pinch-podcast for this week…but you’ll see that live we’re eeriely like we are Memorex.

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    By | 2017-09-24T22:38:03+00:00 September 9th, 2011|Podcasts, Weekend Justice|1 Comment

    Win a Catch a Firefly T-Shirt from Tshirt Bordello!

    Catch a Firefly T-shirt

    Something for the Whedonites among you, it’s the Catch a Firefly t-shirt from Tshirt Bordello. It’s “inspired by the TV show Firefly and the Movie Serenity. Printed on comfy 100% cotton this shirt will look great anywhere in the verse.

    We’ve got it in an XL configuration to give away. Want to snag it? Here’s how you do that: enter using the form below. Remember you can enter once a day. If we draw your name when the contest ends, you snag it. Good luck!

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    By | 2017-09-24T22:42:18+00:00 April 8th, 2011|Contests|0 Comments

    Win Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog on Blu-Ray!

    Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog Blu-ray Cover Art

    Joss Whedon‘s internet sensation Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog is out on Blu-ray. In addition to the film itself, there is a musical commentary featuring the cast and creators, along with a regular commentary, making-of featurettes, and Evil League of Evil application videos from fans.

    We have a copy to give away–want it? To have your chance to snag it, fill out the form below. You can even enter once a day if the mood strikes you. If we draw your name when the contest ends, you win. Good luck!

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    By | 2017-09-24T22:51:33+00:00 May 28th, 2010|Contests|0 Comments