At last it comes to this. The terrible beast that tore a path of destruction across the cultural landscape and remade the rubble in it's own image, the ground zero for an era of industrially produced perfectly smooth franchise IP gangbangs. A decade after it's release, what do Stu and Nicole make of Marvel's The Avengers Assemble (not to be confused with 1998's The Avengers)?1 What can we say about writer/director Joss Whedon, male-feminist nerd icon turned pariah?2 What, in the end, does all this superhero stuff actually mean?3
Find out all this and more as we take a look at the movie that made the modern blockbuster, and cross the dark threshold into the world that Marvel made.
1-It's a perfectly adequate adventure movie
2-He's a pretentious dork
3-Tune in to find out!
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