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Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D.

As part of his exclusive contract with Marvel films, Joss Whedon will oversee a television series following agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. set in the Avengers movie universe. That’s going to be an interesting development. By the end of the first season, … Continue reading

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Explaining the differences between Action Comics and Superman

DC Comics Executives refused to confirm or deny that the company was planning to launch a Man of Steel monthly title by Scott Snyder and Jim Lee to coincide with the upcoming movie. This would be the third solo Superman … Continue reading

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Three-Act Structure 3.2 Negation of the Negation

In Story, McKee suggests that an advantage of three-act structure is that it allows a film to explore the many facets of a topic. The simplest aspect is the contradictory, “the direct opposite of the positive.” (319) There is also … Continue reading

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Comics and Inaccessibility

Tim Marchman, best known as a sports writer for the mostly defunct New York Sun, trashed the modern comics industry in what was supposed to be a Wall Street Journal review of the book Leaping Tall Buildings: The Origins of … Continue reading

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Will Avengers be the first of many film super-franchises?

The upcoming Avengers movie is potentially the biggest gamechanger for the entertainment industry. It’s something new: a super-franchise, a crossover between what are already four major film franchises, with the potential for sequels of its own and further spinoffs in the future. … Continue reading

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