This week, the nerds talk ad nauseum about The Avengers: Age of Ultron. SPOILER WARNING: We talk about EVERYTHING, so once we get into the discussion, you’ll want to stop until you’ve seen the movie.
This episode is long overdue. Even though his death was over 2 months ago, we knew it wouldn’t be right if we didn’t have a requiem for the one and only Stan Lee.
Before we launch into our eulogy of The Man himself, we each share how our Holiday’s went. Roxi shares her celebrity encounter with Lucy Liu on Christmas, Bryan and his wife Vanessa talk about another one of their Disneyland trips.
Everyone and their mother has been eagerly anticipating this summer’s “Opening Day” for movies which Marvel has had on lockdown for the last few years. This year’s starting feature: Iron Man 3. Some people loved it, some people hated it and since its a piece of art, both are correct. I have now seen it thrice and have had ample time to break it down for you from the perspective of a truly dedicated comic book movie nerd.
Time is very limited. You are only allocated so much of it to accomplish your tasks at hand. Oftentimes, the urgent things in life take over, whether they be car payments and student loans, or picking up the kids from school and going grocery shopping. There is always something. Trust me, I know all about it. I work two full time jobs, take care of my family (that includes two kids and one on the way) and volunteer at my local observatory. We are all busy.
Yes, yes. I’m a feminist. Listeners of our Nerds on Film podcast have been quite aware of this for some time. Feel free to shed your image of man-hating, bra burning feminazis however. We come in all different shades, and yes, feminists have a sense of humor too. Specifically, clever nerds and artists who have started what I deem (in all my righteous power as galactic empress) to be the greatest thing to ever happen to the internet: The Hawkeye Initiative.