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The Avengers/Breakfast Club Trailer Mashup

Clearly the power of the Internet is in mashing together two seemingly unrelated media properties into a so-called “Intsnat Hit”

Pfft!

That said, this kinda works

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The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 167): 2012 Year in Review – What We Did and Didn’t Like

In episode 167 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester and his rag-tag band of panelists, discuss:

2012 YEAR IN REVIEW

  • Which 2012 Debut work (movie/short story/book) most impressed you?
  • Which 2012 book that you were really looking forward to, delivered on your expectations and why?
  • Which 2012 book that you were really looking forward to failed miserably and why?
  • Which 2012 movies disappointed and why?
  • Which 2012 movies most impressed you and why?

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VIDEO: Avengers Gag Reel

Seems like everyone gets a turn on the gag reel that will be included in the upcoming DVD/Blu-Ray release of The Avengers

Edit – Found another video source… Watch it while you can…

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The SF Signal Podcast (Episode 121): Panel Discussion – 2012 Summer Movies

In episode 121 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester asks a panel of guests and SF Signal Irregulars:

Q: Which movies are you looking forward to seeing this summer?

This week’s panel:

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VIDEO: 20 Minutes of Behind-the-Scenes Footage From ‘The Avengers’

The good news: This hi-res vdeo taken behind-the-scenes on the set of The Avengers is revealing and features all the stars (and Joss Whedon).

The bad news: It’s just video…with an audio track of music.

Bottom line: Still a must-watch.

See also: Patrick’s post Who’s Who in The Avengers – A Primer For Newbies.
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Who’s Who in The Avengers – A Primer For Newbies

Joss Whedon is bringing The Avengers to movie theaters everywhere on May 4th.  Not everyone knows who The Avengers are or what they’re all about, so I thought we might take a look at the team before that movie comes out.

The Avengers began in the pages of Marvel comics way back in 1963.  They followed in the footsteps of DC comics who re-launched their team, the Justice League of America, in 1960 (The Brave and the Bold #28). A lot of heroes have been part of the team throughout the years, but the original team had Iron Man, Ant-Man, Wasp, Hulk, Thor, Hawkeye and the Black Panther.  Captain America joined a little later.  Similar to the JLA, the idea was the team would ‘assemble’ whenever there was a threat too big for any one superhero to handle.  Hence, they were ‘Earth’s Mightiest Heroes’.

For the film, they are looking at a team of: Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, Hulk, Hawkeye and Black Widow, all of whom have been part of the team at one point or another. 

Let’s take a look at each one…

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