It’s rad when women are into comics, a sphere that suffers under the stereotype of being just for the Kevin Smith set. So you’d think Marvel might want to encourage to women and girls to dig their comics, right? Sometimes they do a good job, but sometimes it’s just an epic fail. Whoever made this juniors “I Need A Hero” T — a tight-fitting v-neck available in only girls/young women sizes — for “The Avengers” might want to go back to the drawing board. By way of comparison, an “Iron Man” T for girls sold by the Disney Store reads “Be A Hero.”
Boys, be a hero; girls need a hero. Yup, got it. And I have only one thing to say about that … HULK SMASH. [Huffington Post]
“The Avengers” smashed box office records this weekend, and who was responsible for most of the smashing in the film? The Incredible Hulk of course! Played by Mark Ruffalo, Hulk is temperamental, strangely lovable, and green. Very, very green. Click through for six gorgeous green pieces that are totally wearable whether or not you’re raging mad … Keep reading »
This weekend, the hugely anticipated blockbuster “The Avengers” hits theaters, bringing together a motley crew of super heroes, including Robert Downey Jr.’s “Iron Man,” Mark Ruffalo’s “The Hulk,” and Chris Hemsworth’s “Thor.” The lone butt-kicking lady of the bunch? Scarlett Johansson, who plays the Black Widow — a role she first played in “Iron Man 2″ — in the flick. “There is no magic wand to wave over oneself to look good in a latex catsuit,” she famously said about the role. And yet, she makes it look so easy. In Scarlett/Black Widow’s honor, here are 10 other kick ass female film and TV characters and the women who played them. Keep reading »
The new “Avengers” movie stars Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson and a slew of other celebs as a team of mysterious superheroes out to save the world. It goes to figure that they’d be dressing like champs then, right? Sure, but how did they really do? Click through to find out.
“That was my first day [on the set] and that was a miserable day. It was smoky, it was hell, and I felt really uncomfortable. I’m not well-endowed, and those suits don’t really show you off in the most …”
– Mark Ruffalo talks about some of the, uh, challenges of playing Hulk in “The Avengers.” No need to finish that sentence, Mark. I know where you’re going with that thought, and I should tell you right now that I don’t care about the size. You have nothing to apologize for. You are well-endowed with other things: talent, hotness, humbleness, chest hair. We shan’t speak of it again. Now, undress me! [WOW]