AoS Episode 19

AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. Treads Water in the Ratings With Episode 19

In the equivalent of kissing your sister, the ratings for episode 19 of AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. fell to a 1.8 in the 18-49 year old demographic, but rose to 5.69 viewers overall (courtesy of tvbythenumbers) in early overnights. Both numbers will probably both be adjusted upwards in the finals. Continue reading

AoS Episode 18

AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. Bounces Back in the Ratings With Episode 18

Apparently good word of mouth over recent events in AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D., as well as doing everything possible to promote the show including a special 2-hour block, paid off as Episode 18 posted a 2.1 rating in the 18-49 year old demographic and garnered 5.52 million viewers (courtesy of tvbythenumbers). The 2.1 rating ties the highest since the Winter Olympics, although the 5.52 million viewers is still on the lower end of viewership. I expect younger east coast viewers are going to have to catch the episode on DVR. Continue reading

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X-MEN DAYS OF FUTURE PAST Drops Its Final, Best Trailer

Just over 5 weeks out from the film’s release, 20th Century Fox has posted the final trailer for X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST. As trailers go, director Bryan Singer has clearly saved his best for last. Check out the trailer and then a clip from the film before sharing your thoughts with us in the comments section below.

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MMM Podcast #170: CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER Q&A

Following up on last week’s CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER Roundtable Review, the Gentlemen return to answer listener questions about the film. Thanks to our insightfully inquisitive listeners, we talk about Marvel’s latest release, CAPTAIN AMERICA 3, and the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. We also right a wrong by covering a pivotal name drop we missed last week.

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Theater Review: THE HISTORY OF INVULNERABILITY

Breaking new ground for Modern Myth Media, I’m pleased to present our first theater review. Only about 90 miles from C2E2, the Milwaukee Repertory Theater is staging THE HISTORY OF INVULNERABILITY by playwright David Bar Katz through May 4, 2014. The play is set just prior to Jerry Siegel’s death in 1996 and is set in his mind as he flashes through his (somewhat selective) memories of creating Superman, selling Superman for relative peanuts, the history of Superman, Jerry’s Jewish heritage, the Holocaust, and his failures as a friend and a father. The title could easily be THE HISTORY OF VULNERABILITY as Jerry is nothing like his creation, although he wonders if there must be some Superman in him for it to come out of him. Continue reading

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UPDATED: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Incarcerated In New Image + 3 More!

Director James Gunn has been kind enough to share a brand new image from GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY. In this week’s Entertainment Weekly, Gunn shed some additional light on the film. GOTG will be connected to AVENGERS 3 and feature Thanos via motion capture. Gunn also provided some key background information on heroes Peter “Star-Lord” Quill and Gamora, as well as the villainous Nebula.

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AoS Episode 17

Captain America Doesn’t Save the Day, AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. Hits Series Low With Episode 17

It wasn’t supposed to work out like this. Tying in with CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER was supposed to reignite interest in the series and lead to substantially higher ratings. Instead, early overnights has AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. at a series low 1.7 rating in the 18-49 year old demographic and 4.91 million viewers overall (courtesy of tvbythenumbers). So what happened? Continue reading

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As The Release Date Turns- CAPTAIN AMERICA 3 Confirmed & No One Is Moving (Yet)

Marvel Studios and Warner Bros. are, for now, digging in and keeping their respective films, CAPTAIN AMERICA 3 and the MAN OF STEEL sequel, scheduled for release on May 6, 2016. It’s still early, however, and the trenches are being dug with sand shovels. No one wants a head on collision.

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MMM Podcast #169: AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. ‘Turn, Turn, Turn’ Review

AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. is back with “Turn, Turn, Turn,” our first look at the Marvel Cinematic Universe after it was forever changed in CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER. Coulson and company must combat unknown enemies posing as friends and allies. You can’t trust anyone or anything, save for the always honest analysis of our panel.

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