Daily Archives: May 5, 2012

The Avengers — ☆☆☆☆☆ out of 5

As Posted on At The Buzzer on May 4, 2012

By Gary Sundt

I hated Marvel’s The Avengers. Continue reading

Top Five Reasons Non-Fans Should See Marvel’s The Avengers

As Posted on At The Buzzer on May 5, 2012

By Gary Sundt

Okay, so we all have friends who are either whiny hipsters or, even worse, elitists. They may not know it, but they are. How do you spot them? They’re that arrogant individual who turns their nose up at anything popular or mainstream, believing wholeheartedly that it couldn’t possibly be worth their time.

Case in point: Marvel’s The Avengers. These people couldn’t care less because they either think a) it’s stupid because it’s a superhero movie, b) it’s stupid because it’s popular, or c) it just “isn’t their speed.” Yes, there are obnoxious crowds, high ticket prices, or the unthinkable act of missing that Studio Ghibli retrospective at the local art house theater, but I (and/or those nearest and dear to you) still believe you should go!

Therefore, here are five very good reasons non-fans should see Marvel’s The Avengers in the movie theater as soon as possible. Continue reading