Sexists assemble! Someone has ‘defeminised’ Avengers: Endgame

An anonymous fan has made a new edit of the Marvel hit with fewer women, fewer feelings, less male hugging and less entertainment Like me, you probably hated Avengers: Endgame because it contained too many components that you ideologically oppose. Like women, for instance. And homosexuality. And feelings. And women. God, women, yuck. So it gives me enormous relief to inform you that this is exactly how Donald Trump chooses to watch movies. If he can manage to cut the fat out of Bloodsport a film that is basically one long unbroken grunt then we should be able to do the same to any films stupid enough to contain any female characters that arent simply two-dimensional submissive sexbots. The question …

The new nerds: how Avengers and Game of Thrones made everyone geek out

Fans have followed and pored over the incredibly long, detailed and complicated narratives of the Marvel Universe and the Westeros saga for a decade. Will we ever scale such heights of geekdom again? In our speeded-up world, last weekend could be considered uneventful, but in one respect it will go down in human history. This was Peak-Geek Weekend a moment of unprecedented, unrepeatable pop-cultural excitement that was global in scale. Never, in the field of human geekdom, has so much geeking out been done by so many, over the long-awaited climaxes of two of the most supremely geeky properties ever made. At the cinema, Avengers: Endgame set itself most expensive single episode ever filmed, of one of the most watched, …

Avengers: Endgame fever set to make it first $1bn film in under a week

The climax to the Marvel superhero series has broken pre-sale box office records and is on track to shatter many more If any movie is critic-proof, it is Avengers: Endgame, the culmination of 21 previous titles in the wildly popular Marvel Cinematic Universe, which began with 2008s Iron Man. Pre-sale records have already been destroyed by the cinematic colossus, with the film, which is released on Thursday, a fitting, satisfying and surprising final fling. Avengers: Endgame holds a 6% approval rating on Mashable: At both the screenings I attended, the audience reactions were so loud at certain points that entire lines of dialogue were swallowed up. Which is probably just fine with Marvel: all the more reason for fans to …