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Oscar season is upon us! For most people, that means next to nothing. And for geeky filmmakers like us Timid Monster folks, it means less. Why? Because some of our favorite movies are never honored!

Okay, I take that back. They’re honored. Usually in categories like Costume Design, Make-Up and Hairstyling, Production Design, and Visual Effects. Unless period dramas take over for the year. (Like this year.)

I think the Golden Globes has a good thing going… a Drama category and a Comedy/Musical category. So why not a Sci-Fi/Fantasy category? Heck, why don’t we just take over a few of the leading categories for a second? It wasn’t the most “golden” of years, but let’s have some fun! Scribble your picks in the comments. Here are mine…

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Okay. Hopefully by now you’ve seen The Avengers at least twice. If you haven’t, get off my website. We’re not friends.

There was a lot of debate both before and after The Avengers was released about Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner (Hulk). Prior to The Avengers, I had no idea who Ruffalo was. The previews weren’t too kind to him either; he appeared a nobody in a sea of Robert Downy Jr., Scarlet Johansson, that chick from How I Met Your Mother, and Scarlet Johansson.

In this, our very first Open Forum, I want to hear what you have to say on the issue: 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…

Sorry fellas, I know you’re all geeking out over the epic manliness that is The Avengers movie, but I’m here to burst your nerdy little bubbles. Are you ready?

The Avengers is a chick flick!

Now before you go all “HULK SMASH” on me, allow me to state my case. Continue Reading…