…Elevate

You want to protect the world, but you don’t want it to change. You’re all puppets, tangled in strings… strings! – Ultron “Avengers: Age of Ultron” With “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” director Joss Whedon faced the impossible task of topping the success of 2012’s “The Avengers.” Thankfully, Mr. Whedon did not fall victim to the…

…Take A Swing At It

The Marvel Universe has caused quite the stir in the comic-nerd world this week. If that last sentence made any sense to you, then you’re probably already well aware of the big news. For the rest of you, Marvel announced this week that Thor is going to be a woman. Yes, that’s the same Thor…

…nail it

The wonderful brilliance of “Thor”  was (and is) that it was able to take the extreme leap from a fantastic, futuristic world of the gods to the very real-world middle of Roswell, New Mexico with brilliant wit and charm. It has all of the action and super you expect from a comic book story with the surprise,…

…start rolling

The summer blockbuster season kicked off this weekend with the release of “Iron Man 3.”  And that can only mean one thing…this Friday kicks off 2WC’s Summer of Blockbusters. As many of you know, and some of you may not, every summer, 2WC takes a break from the art house flicks and potential Academy Award…

…hammer it home

Well, we made it the Avengers are assembled and many, many, many of you have already seen it.  If you sense incredible jealousy in my written word, well done. In a tragic twist of the cruelest and most melodramatic kind, 2WC has an exciting and busy weekend that does not allow much time for “The…

…Roll Credits

It’s finally here, the Crusade’s summer movie wrap-up (and the Crusade’s first duel blog). So what is the wrap-up? Well, it’s been several months and eleven movies in the making (Sorry, “The Help,” but we can’t include you in this number). And now it’s time for the final weigh-ins.  Yes, that’s right, it’s awards time. We’d like to…