Scarlett Johansson as Agent Natasha Romanoff in Marvel's The Avengers
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Latrodectus: In Defense of Black Widow

Scarlett Johansson gets to reprise her role as superhero/superheroine Agent Natasha Romanoff, also known as “Black Widow”, in a quaint little independent film called Marvel’s The Avengers that made its premier in the United States a couple weeks ago.  Agent Romanoff is a reformed freelance assassin who now works for …

Suspension of Disbelief

Suspension of Disbelief: The Tick

I know that The Hunger Games opened this weekend. I could have followed along with everyone else and reviewed that much anticipated film. But I'm an outside-the-box thinker. Plus, I was too busy to go to the movies this weekend. So! I'm going in a completely different direction. Today I …