the avengers /


June 15, 2012


Ahh, what would summertime be without some stuff getting blown the hell up? It’s that time of year where Hollywood unleashes their arsenal of supercool and over-the-top movies. Funded by big budgets and even bigger action sequences, rest assured that the summer movie blockbuster has become a touchstone in our pop culture. From Memorial Day onward, every weekend is filled with a newer, bigger movie that Hollywood execs hope keep you entertained…at least, long enough to collect your money. What makes the summertime blockbuster so important is that we’re usually looking to be enthralled and swept away at the movies and what better way than to be wrapped up in an over-the-top, BIG budget, high stakes film. And, even though we know that there’s a formula to most of these...