Tag Archives: Joss Whedon

Agents of SHIELD & expanding the Marvel Universe

Last year while counting down to The Avengers, I noted that Marvel was doing something unprecedented with its multi-movie franchise. For the first time, a company was building an expansive universe. The six movies, Iron Man 1&2, Captain America, Thor, … Continue reading


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WRM Podcast: Many “Much Ado”s

Good morrow fair recyclers! Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing was just given a limited release in theaters, so we thought it was a great time to class up the blog a bit by featuring the Bard himself! We talk … Continue reading

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5 Genre-Bending Modern Westerns

During last week’s podcast on True Grit(s), we talked about our favorite Classic Westerns. (Mostly they were John Ford movies or anything shot in Monument Valley.) However, as we noted the Classic Western has basically disappeared. The scholar Richard Slotkin … Continue reading

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Countdown to The Avengers: The Avengers!

“Ohmygodohmygodohmygodohmygod!” After seeing “The Avengers” last weekend, I promised my friend Eric I’d start the post this way.  This sentiment is currently echoed by audiences all over the United States as they watch the action-fueled, surprisingly funny film by writer/director … Continue reading

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