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Entries from February 2012

The Avengers trailer is like whoa.

February 29th, 2012 · No Comments

I promise to offer more insight on the new trailer for “The Avengers” soon, as I have a big feature going up on IFC.com this afternoon that takes a deep dive into the footage. Until then, feel free to watch it a few dozen times… because that’s what I’m doing. Anyone else starting to feel […]

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Tags: comics · movies · video

It Came From Twitter: 2012-02-29

February 29th, 2012 · No Comments

Boondock Saints game? Well, it can't be worse than Boondock Saints II… (right?) http://t.co/WbkwFMFP # I love the animation in this video for Gotye's "Easy Way Out" – http://t.co/6GZR1ByE # Is it me, or is Tony Stark *almost* doing the classic T&A pose in this Avengers poster: http://t.co/GgGB0oEL #whereistheoutrage # This ran while I was […]

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Tags: twitter

The unforgivable objectification of Iron Man in the new Avengers poster.

February 28th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Marvel released a new poster for “The Avengers” today, and there’s a part of me that wants to believe it’s a brilliant in-joke for the comics community. Here’s why I say that: Late last year, a promo image for “The Avengers” was released that featured all six members of the team posing for a big […]

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Tags: comics · movies

The 10 best vehicles from comic book movies

February 28th, 2012 · No Comments

This feature ran on IFC.com while I was on vacation, so I’m finally getting around to posting an excerpt now. As part of the lead-up to the premiere of “Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance” (which I thoroughly enjoyed — suck it, haters!) I put together a list of my favorite 10 vehicles from comic book […]

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Tags: clips · comics · movies

Gotye’s stop-motion “Easy Way Out” video is pretty amazing.

February 28th, 2012 · No Comments

I don’t know anything about Gotye, but I do know that the video for Gotye’s new single “Easy Way Out” is the sort of thing I could easily lose a few hours watching over and over again. It’s a brilliant piece of stop-motion filmmaking that combines real action and animation, and manages to look like […]

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Tags: music · video

It Came From Twitter: 2012-02-28

February 28th, 2012 · No Comments

Modern Warfare 3 + Minecraft = Guncraft¬† http://t.co/Z2iszNy1 # Here's a brilliant little time-waster…¬† http://t.co/j77kSnXz # Apparently, Ryan Seacrest was wearing Kim Jong-Il at the Oscars… http://t.co/4wRdVk5X # So, uh… maybe I'm not a cruise person.¬† http://t.co/LxK9VbyB # Wow. Just caught up w/ Spartacus: Vengeance. Ep 5 was like a season finale. Can't wait to […]

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Tags: twitter

Maybe I’m not a cruise person.

February 27th, 2012 · 2 Comments

I’m back! The headline of this post says it all, really — and has become my go-to response when people ask me what I thought of my first cruise-ship experience. Don’t get me wrong — cruises might provide the perfect vacation for a great number of people, and given the multitude of different types of […]

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Tags: photography · travel