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Remember how much fun Raiders of the Lost Ark was, and then how in the sequel people’s hearts were ripped from their chests before being lowered into a pit of fire? Yeah, those were good times. And then remember how campy A New Hope was, only to be followed by Han Solo being tortured and frozen in carbonite in The Empire Strikes Back?

What’s with sequels going all dark and violent? Can we expect a similar treatment of Avengers 2? Continue Reading…

Just to make it clear, this is not a review. If you want a review of The Avengers, I suggest you visit my friends John Boggs or Jessica Powers. Both have written much better reviews than I could have. Plus, I think reviews are boring.

No. I want to waste part of your day with an observation I had about all these stupid super-hero movies the studios are cranking out. Rachel already wrote about such nonsense here, but my blog posts are cooler so I’m gonna write my own. Continue Reading…