Articles tagged with: joss whedon
Yes, it’s another year end list!
by The Geek Speak Staff
The end of each year brings with it a time of joyous celebration and deep introspection. We get misty-eyed over the good times and maudlin over the bad, we think back to triumphs and disappointments and all the hot, hot people doing cool, cool stuff.
Nowhere is this spirit of retrospective analysis more in evidence than in the plethora of year’s best/worst lists that flood the media come December – and who are we to buck such a winning trend?
So here, Geek …
Created by: Joss Whedon, Zack Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, Jed Whedon
Starring: Neil Patrick Harris, Felicia Day, Nathan Fillion, Simon Helberg
Number of Episodes: 3
CW – 2012
TV on DVD: Web Series
In Short: A supervillain tries to gain entry into the Evil League of Evil while wooing a sweet normal girl he met in a laundromat.
Recommended: Hell yes!
BILLY: I want to be an achiever. Like Bad Horse.
PENNY: The Thoroughbred of Sin?
BILLY: I meant Gandhi.
This is empirical evidence that every dark cloud has a silver lining. In 2007, a Writers Guild of America strike …
Last time, he claimed The Avengers would disappoint. Now he’s back to eat humble pie, and look to the future of Marvel movies…
by David Baldwin
I am incredibly glad I am not a betting man, and bet the farm against The Avengers when I last discussed Marvel’s plans for worldwide theatrical domination. If I had, I may have just had to post a video of me eating my computer and the essay I wrote on it.
No, instead of blowing up in their faces, The Avengers has obliterated dozen of records and …
Based on the Marvel comics by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby
Story by: Zak Penn and Joss Whedon
Written by: Joss Whedon
Directed by: Joss Whedon
Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Denner, Clark Gregg, Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson
US Release Date: Friday, May 4, 2012
In Short: Best. Comic Book Movie. Ever.
Recommended: HELL YES!!!!
CAPTAIN AMERICA: And Hulk? Smash.
This, friends, is the comic book movie that all other comic book movies wish they could be. It’s the pinnacle, the ultimate, the surely unsurpassable achievement in its particular …
Written by: Joss Whedon & Drew Goddard
Directed by: Drew Goddard
Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Kristen Connolly, Richard Jenkins, Bradley Whitford.
In Short: Five friends go up to a cabin in the woods, where something sinister lurks.
Recommended: MUST SEE!!!
CURT: Wait a minute, something’s not right…we have to split up.
Joss Whedon created my favorite television show of all time: Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Tired of seeing the helpless blonde “cheerleader” character be killed off first in so many horror films, he turned the genre on its head. Now it was the blonde cheerleader who was …
Created by: Joss Whedon
Starring: Eliza Dushku, Fran Kranz, Olivia Williams, Harry Lennix, Dichen Lachman, Tahmoh Pennikett.
Number of Episodes: 27 (2 Seasons)
2009 – 2010
TV on DVD: The Return.
In Short: Eliza Dushku in skimpy outfits? Sold!
ECHO: I try to be my best.
– Every episode
I think it’s fair to say that Joss Whedon’s Dollhouse didn’t exactly get off to a good start. For some, it was the Whedon show that didn’t take, while others remember it as the series that terminated The Sarah Connor Chronicles. Plagued by FOX to switch around scripts, …