Month: May 2012

Act of Valor: bang for your buck

May 11, 2012 By Jeremy

Much like the Special Air Service during the London Iranian Embassy action (and the movie that followed, Who Dares Wins), the US Navy SEALs were fully exposed to the glare of publicity when they raided a compound in Pakistan and killed Osama Bin Laden. Now comes a film of the unit’s exploits, but with a twist: it stars actual, active duty, Navy SEALs.

Game of Thrones: A first season reflection

May 6, 2012 By Jeremy

Note: This article contains spoilers for Season 1 of Game of Thrones.
Late last year the natural order of television entertainment was upset, turned over, rolled. For in the natural order, there is the hero who struggles against all the bad things in his world, suffers setbacks and battles difficulties, and eventually triumphs.

The Avengers

May 5, 2012 By Jeremy

When you have a motley collection of strong characters and a plot involving world invasion, who else do you get to direct but Joss Whedon?