But, god, I fucking love the way Joss Whedon writes. Yes, yes, the way he directs too, wrangles the (super)heroes and big bads, keeps them - and us - on their toes, but mostly - I love the way he writes. It’s pure joy in language, tied to an nigh unparalleled understanding of story (of what stories - and heroes and big bads - need) (I was going to say I love the way Joss Whedon writes X,...
…I don’t know why I even attempt to write anything fic-ish when Joss Whedon is involved. (and that could entirely be related to the fact that writing under the shadow of Joss Whedon’s glorious turns of phrase is utterly futile, but - spoiler! - we all know that’s not why I’m suddenly staring at 1000 words of AU, goddammit)
Just back from the Avengers
I liked it :) (Spoilers in tags ):
…this is not the moment to discover my (admittedly, over 10-year-old) scanner doesn’t work with my (not that new, dammit) laptop. (The latest Empire mag has a photoshoot with Clark Gregg and Cobie Smulders, and it’s bloody glorious, but they don’t make those image available on their website…) “Yo’ scanner’s so old, its drivers ain’t even...
Tom Hiddleston writes about superhero movies in... →
“[S]uperhero films offer a shared, faithless, modern mythology […] In our increasingly secular society, with so many disparate gods and different faiths, superhero films present a unique canvas upon which our shared hopes, dreams and apocalyptic nightmares can be projected and played out. Ancient societies had anthropomorphic gods: a huge pantheon expanding into centuries of dynastic...