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The Incredible Avengers


Marvel’s Avengers is what every summer blockbuster aspires to be — the perfect popcorn epic.

Xenocrates

The AvengersThis is, by all means, the new gold standard in summer blockbuster entertainment.

If you’ve read my blog, you know I don’t stop to review movies unless they have some kind of cultural significance. The last time I did that was to expose why people instinctively gravitate towards an obnoxious waste of film such as Transformers 3 that does away with story telling for big, loud, expensive, set pieces. However, Avengers is not such a movie. It is a genre defining epic that does the impossible: tell an outlandish, implausible tale with spectacular cohesion and believability. This is the movie Transformers 3 should have been and here’s why:

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  1. Jake
    July 5, 2012 at 12:59 am

    Why are there no Black male superheroes or non-white superheroes on the avengers besides Fury? This came to my mind when I saw Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye alongside each other, all quintessential Nordic males, all the main highlights of the battles.

    • July 6, 2012 at 12:25 am

      When Black People start making GOOD super hero movies, that will change.

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