Tag Archives: avengers

  1. Captain America and What Makes an American Hero


    September 11, 2015 by Devin

    In fact, I would argue that each of the films Captain America has been in so far, from The First Avenger to Age of Ultron, have him define what being an American hero is in under new contexts. Captain America is a cypher onto which values and motifs are put, and while his character has been consistent, how those values and motifs are explored changes with the times.

    But how does this change from The First Avengers to The Avengers? What really makes him an American hero?

  2. Why Spider-Man was almost in The Avengers (and why he wasn’t)


    May 19, 2014 by Devin

    (How’s that for click bait title?) So even though Spider-Man is one of Marvel’s biggest superheroes, Sony currently owns the …
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  3. The Bechdel Test: What is Says and What it Doesn’t Say


    September 3, 2013 by Devin

    So I have been on a bit of a feminist kick lately, and because I am always thinking about movies, …
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  4. TDKR vs Iron Man 3: Twists

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    July 11, 2013 by Devin

    It has been a while since I have done a post like this. I figured my “Avengers vs. The Dark …
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  5. The Avengers vs. The Dark Knight Series Part 3: Trickster Villains

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    November 5, 2012 by Devin

    This particular post needs a disclaimer. I will be arguing for an interpretation of The Avengers that I know many …
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  6. The Avengers vs. The Dark Knight Series: Eccentric Billionaires


    September 20, 2012 by Devin

    This is Part 2 of a 3 part discussion comparing and analyzing The Dark Knight series and The Avengers. Part …
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  7. The Avengers and The Dark Knight Series: Femme Fatales


    September 9, 2012 by Devin

    I went into The Dark Knight Rises (TDKR) with the expressed desire to not compare it to The Avengers. After all, …
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