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31 01, 2018

Countdown to Avengers 3: Ant-Man

By | 2018-01-29T19:44:26+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |0 Comments

It's hard to believe it's been ten years since the Marvel Cinematic Universe began. And here we are, along with Robert from To the Escape Hatch and Pax over on his blog doing a third "Countdown to Avengers" series. AND, we are joined by a new blogger, Jay from Life vs. Film. You can check [...]

8 05, 2012

Nerd Lunch Podcast 36: Avengers Extravaganza!

By | 2017-03-18T03:57:17+00:00 May 8th, 2012|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |5 Comments

Join us for a very special episode of Nerd Lunch all about the blockbuster that is Marvel’s The Avengers. In a double barreled conversation, CT and Pax chat after hitting the theater in Florida while Jeeg and original Nerd Luncher PLee offer their post-screening assessment from Illinois. Is it the best of the Marvel movies? [...]

2 05, 2012

Countdown to Avengers: Agent Coulson Shorts

By | 2017-03-17T00:49:09+00:00 May 2nd, 2012|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |4 Comments

Continuing our Countdown to Avengers, I thought it would be worth taking a look at the two Agent Coulson shorts that appear on the Thor and Captain America Blu-rays. I do not believe they are on the DVDs, but I could be mistaken about that.Each of these are about 3-4 minutes long and serve to [...]

17 02, 2012

Countdown to Avengers: Iron Man

By | 2017-06-17T14:50:16+00:00 February 17th, 2012|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

We continue the countdown to The Avengers with some looks at the five movies that lead up to the big kahuna on May 4. Nerd Lunch will carry some of these reviews and so will Cavalcade of Awesome and To the Escape Hatch. Collect them all! Mini ReviewAs I've heard more about the internal strife [...]

20 01, 2012

Countdown to Avengers: Before the Avengers Initiative

By | 2017-06-17T14:50:07+00:00 January 20th, 2012|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , |3 Comments

Most nerds would agree that in the current state of comic book movies, Marvel is outshining DC. Since Blade in 1998, a surprisingly decent film, Marvel has slowly but surely overtaken and far surpassed DC in terms of overall quality and scope with their properties on the silver screen. This is all culminating in one [...]

12 09, 2011

Countdown to Avengers

By | 2017-03-17T00:52:50+00:00 September 12th, 2011|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Shortly after the launch of this blog, news came out about the new approach that Marvel was taking with some of its movies. Four years ago, we were hopeful about the idea, but skeptical that it could come to pass. Following this project has been a delight and I for one marvel (pun intended) that [...]

2 07, 2011

(Nerd) Lunch Special: The Thirst Avenger!

By | 2017-03-17T00:52:52+00:00 July 2nd, 2011|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

Okay, this is technically not called "The Thirst Avenger," but Dunkin Donuts missed out on a really apropos name for any one of their new Captain America: The First Avenger-themed drinks.Over the past few years, very few super hero themed food products have grabbed my attention. The Hostess cakes that I chose for my Atomic [...]

3 11, 2010

Zombies, Mining, and Barnacles

By | 2017-03-17T03:00:04+00:00 November 3rd, 2010|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , |12 Comments

Jeeg, PLee and I had a good e-mail discussion yesterday. Here's an edited version that we share with you. CT: Re: The Walking Dead . . . suddenly a genre show is cool and if you didn't watch it, you're a nerd outcast. I think I liked it better when society didn't like the things [...]

30 07, 2010

By Whedon’s Beard

By | 2017-03-17T00:59:46+00:00 July 30th, 2010|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , , |4 Comments

PLee and I had a bit of an e-mail discussion recently about Joss Whedon directing the Avengers. My thoughts are posted here for dissection. There are Buffy/Angel/Firefly/Dr. Horrible spoilers below so beware if you haven't completed those series.I honestly have mixed feelings about Joss directing The Avengers. The pros are that he can do team [...]