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The Avengers [based on characters created by] by , dir. by

The avengers

aka Avengers Assemble, which is a totally crap name. Even Marvel’s the Avengers would’ve been better. Stupid marketing decisions are stupid. Okay, so long time readers of the blog here will know that I am a huge fan of Joss Whedon. Just take a look at the post before this one and you’ll know what I mean. But I very

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The cabin in the woods dir. by

The cabin in the woods

This is a film that it is best you go see knowing nothing about it. Simply trust in Joss and all will be well, I’m sure you’ll agree. If, however you do not have faith you may want a little bit of information, but don’t say I didn’t warn you. The story centres on 5 college students who head off

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Clash of the Titans by dir. by , , , ,

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The film opens at sea, in a storm. A fisherman hauls in an ornate box and after prising it open finds a baby boy and his dead mother. He and his wife raise this child as their own, loving him just as much as their flesh and blood daughter, whom they bear some years later. We know this because Pete Postlethwaite tells us so. This boy, Perseus, does not know it, but he is a demi-god, the son of Zeus himself. And he is about to get caught up in a conflict between humanity and the Gods of Ancient Greece.

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Buffy The Vampire Slayer – Season II dir. by

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Spoilers cause you know this has been out for how many years now? Finally made my way through the final few episodes of Buffy, season 2 this weekend. Have to say this and season 3 are my favourite of Buffy. Course these two do sort of blur into one in my head because when I started watching it was on

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Firefly 1.01 – Serenity dir. by

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We open with war and death, and the fun of shooting a giant gun. And so, in a way, this opening teaser shows exactly what makes Joss Whedon’s writing so great. The humour, believable. real characters, emotion and let’s not forget the explosions, because, they are important you know. But, as well as introducing Mal and Zoe as ex-soldiers, this sequence is all about Mal. We get to see his faith and belief utterly destroyed in a single moment.

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Serenity dir. by

Serenity dir. Joss Whedon

This is the non-spoiler review. Spoiler review is down below. The password is the name of The planet. If you’ve seen the film you should know what planet I’m talking about. If not, then email me fencesitter at gmail dot com Remember that episode of The Simpsons where the teachers (I think) put on a show, and Bart said that

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