Tag: Joss Whedon

Box Office: Just How Thoroughly Did Thor: Ragnarok Kick Justice League’s Ass?

Justice League. Box Office. Go: What It Was Projected to Make: $110m domestic, $325m worldwide What It Actually Made: $96m domestic, $281m worldwide How Bad Is That?: That $110m projection was already seen as a […]

Film Review: Justice League Doesn’t Earn Its Hero Shot

A superhero team-up movie like Justice League is all about memorable character interactions and inevitable hero shots. Loki and Ultron, for example, don’t ultimately matter in their respective turns as Avengers villains. The same goes […]

Brief Reminder: Justice League Employed 1,700 People, None of Whom Set Out to Make a Bad Movie

Almost all comic book movies these days come with at least one post-credits scene. Justice League is no different. In fact, it has two. There’s a funny one as well as a remarkably important one […]

Justice League Trailer Reaction: Where Do We Stand Now – Excited? Pessimistic? Completely Indifferent?

Justice League is a contractual obligation film. It’s a project which was entered into under the assumption that Batman v Superman (and, to a lesser degree, Suicide Squad) would neither suck nor dampen audience enthusiasm. Yeah, […]

Am I Really Going to Mansplain What Was Wrong With James Cameron’s Mansplaining of Wonder Woman?

It’s been a bad week for high profile male feminists. First Joss Whedon. Now James Cameron. I’ve already written about the Whedon controversy, but I’ve been dragging my feet on whether or not to write anything […]

On Not Knowing How to Feel About the Joss Whedon Controversy

Joss Whedon’s ex-wife, Kai Cole, claims in an op-ed for TheWrap that he’s a hypocrite who uses his reputation as a feminist to deflect blame and suspicion away from his many transgressions, which apparently includes years of […]

Joss Whedon & Batgirl: Warner Bros. Needs Him More Than He Needs Them

Earlier today, Variety exclusively reported that Joss Whedon is nearing a deal to write, direct, and produce an untitled Batgirl movie that is being described as both standalone and part of the DC Extended Universe, […]

16 Things I Learned About Buffy the Vampire Slayer This Week

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the premiere of Joss Whedon’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer, a series now so revered and academically analyzed you can literally get a Masters Degree in Buffy studies (well, technically, a […]

Captain America: Civil War is Less a Movie, More the Best Season Finale Ever – A Spoiler-Filled Reaction

The following has been written under the assumption that you’ve already seen Captain America: Civil War. This is your courtesy spoiler warning. Head here for our spoiler-lite review.  As Captain America: Civil War neared its […]

Marvel Rewatch, Day 11: Avengers: Age of Ultron

In honor of the release of Captain America: Civil War, We Minored in Film’s Julianne Ramsey will examine the Marvel Cinematic Universe as it stands. Day 11: Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) This is probably […]