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No need to S.H.I.E.L.D. your eyes, The Avengers rules 

Your nerd god is a righteous god

Wow, I bet his muscles are Thor
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Joss Whedon didn’t have an official hand in any of the individual Marvel superhero movies that laid the foundation for The Avengers, but his signature is all over this one. That’s a good thing. The nerd-god auteur handles several films’ worth of characters, and the big name actors who play them, as adroitly as could possibly be expected, handing great moments to familiar heroes and fleshing out lesser known warriors, particularly Scarlett Johansson’s Buffy-esque Black Widow. Sure, there’s not much room for a coherent story, and Tom Hiddleston’s Loki is too flaccid a villain to be worthy of the super-friends’ team effort. But the action’s decent enough and the generous dashes of wit---a friendly-fire cheap shot from the Hulk is a personal favourite---and reverential, referential tone makes this a worthwhile exercise in Whedonism.

Marvel's The Avengers
Rated NR · 2012
Director: Joss Whedon
Writer: Zak Penn and Joss Whedon
Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Jeremy Renner, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Cobie Smulders, Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Stellan Skarsgard and Paul Bettany
Marvel's The Avengers 3D
Rated PG-13 (MPAA) · 142 min. · 2012
Official Site: marvel.com/avengers_movie
Director: Joss Whedon
Writer: Zak Penn and Joss Whedon
Producer: Kevin Feige
Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård and Samuel L. Jackson
Marvel's The Avengers: An IMAX 3D Experience
Rated PG-13 (MPAA) · 142 min. · 2012
Official Site: marvel.com/avengers_movie
Director: Joss Whedon
Writer: Zak Penn and Joss Whedon
Producer: Kevin Feige
Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård and Samuel L. Jackson
Marvel's The Avengers: An IMAX Experience
Rated PG-13 (MPAA) · 142 min. · 2012
Official Site: marvel.com/avengers_movie
Director: Joss Whedon
Writer: Joss Whedon
Producer: Kevin Feige
Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner, Cobie Smulders, Gwyneth Paltrow, Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Ruffalo and Tom Hiddleston

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