Sunday, May 6, 2012

Joss whedon

  • Theres a cloud to the silver lining of The Avengers record-smashing success: Weve probably lost its screenwriter and director Joss Whedon to the movies forever. A $200 million opening weekend. Wow. Were a long way from Sunnydale.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Geeks love Joss Whedon. In his TV shows and movies — Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Dollhouse, Serenity, Firefly — he gives them not necessarily what they want, but definitely what they need. His characters are smart and self-aware.
  • (Wired News)
  • Joss Whedon has the kind of credibility that only comes from repeated failure.
  • (Forbes)
  • Fanboys everywhere unite — director Joss Whedon has saved your childhood. Most serious film enthusiasts rolled their eyes at the thought of an Avengers movie. Marvel's superhero team-up seemed to be the setup for a star-studded, big budget blockbuster bust.
  • (University of Cincinnati News Record)
  • After the credits roll on a movie, it's always good to sit around with friends and talk about your favorite moments.
  • (Entertainment Weekly Online)
  • The media are rife with supposedly strong, independent and empowering female characters.
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  • Heres an excerpt from a book released today, called Joss Whedon: The Complete Companion: The TV Series, the Movies, the Comic Books and More.
  • (Exclusive excerpt - Boing Boing (blog))
  • Joss Whedon has said that Kitty Pryde was the inspiration for Buffy Summers. The Avengers director has revealed the influence that the X-Man had on his creation of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer lead character.
  • (Digital Spy)
  • In an in-depth interview with GQ magazine, The Avengers director Joss Whedon spoke about the times he came close to making a big-budget superhero film. Most recently there was Wonder Woman, which he was going to write and direct for producer Joel Silver.
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  • Are you a fan of The Avengers? Sign up to get the latest updates instantly. Damn straight he did. The Avengers does not reinvent the superhero movie wheel.
  • (HitFix)

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