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It's Here! THE AVENGERS Trailer!

Nordling here.

Here you go, true believers!

Nordling, out.

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  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:32 a.m. CST


    by terrence horan

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:32 a.m. CST

    A nice teaser

    by scudd

    It was pretty clear they haven't made a dent in post production effects yet, but it was nice seeing more interaction between them.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:33 a.m. CST

    Impressive trailer!

    by Blanket-Man

    Love the interaction between Stark and Rogers, and Stark and Banner. Hulk looks great. Wish that clip of Cap-vs-Thor was actually Hulk-vs-Thor. THAT'S the battle we all want to see! I'm sure it'll be in the movie. I'm glad we didn't get a plot-point-by-plot-point summation of the movie - it does what a trailer should: Whets our appetite without giving TOO much away... A+

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:35 a.m. CST

    It's just playing some shitty French trailer for me...

    by belasco_house

    Is this a regional thing?

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:39 a.m. CST


    by JFilm101

    Is appropriately epic in scale ... love the pithy response of Stark to Cap and Banner. : )

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:39 a.m. CST

    Impressive...Most Impressive.

    by Redfive!

    RDJr Owns.Enough said.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:40 a.m. CST

    This is gonna SUUUUCK

    by Bodacious_Crumb will be said. It'll be the perfect Summer popcorn movie for me.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:40 a.m. CST


    by Darth_Kaos

    It's alright. Nothing to get excited about. They should of shown some Hulk in action instead of at the coda. Still think this project is/was over Joss W's skill set. And he wasn't fired from it, so I'll give it the benefit of the doubt, yet my expectations are very low....I mean we're talking underground low. Sorry, Redbox Thor.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:40 a.m. CST

    I've learned to ignore the music.

    by HyphenatedWords

    Good gravy was that fun. "...and I'm a huge fan of the way you lose control and turn into an enormous green rage monster."<br> I don't know who makes these musical decisions. They suck. We know they suck. I've learned to ignore it, but yes balls it's annoying.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:40 a.m. CST

    Fingers crossed

    by CoolFrood

    This move needs great special effects, but more than that it needs great character development. Very few movies nail both. I hope this one does.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:41 a.m. CST

    What's with the crappy music?

    by dancinggopher01

    It reminds me of the Rambo trailer with Let the Bodies Hit the Floor playing in the background. This is the Avengers!! Haven't they already started working on the score?? Other than that though, a sufficient teaser trailer. Your move Dark Knight Rises. Your move.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:41 a.m. CST

    Bring it Joss!

    by ls420

    F yea, nice simple teaser..didnt care for the music but the tone and pacing is sweet.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:41 a.m. CST

    omg omg omg omg omg is this really happening omg omg

    by ORIONgods

  • Yeah I said Bay. All you need him to do is shoot the movie. He wouldn't be doing the script. I really really want a an awesome movie.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:42 a.m. CST


    by Zach Busey

    i'm putting my name in whedon's hat. this is gonna be cool

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:42 a.m. CST

    What they do with the Hulk is the key to this movie

    by CoolFrood

    Like the shark in Jaws, the anticipation and build-up is more important than the reveal.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:42 a.m. CST

    Cap with machine gun........AWESOME!

    by whatevillurks

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:42 a.m. CST

    Im also nit picking.

    by The Founder

    Yeah I am.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:43 a.m. CST


    by McDylbot

    Really need to see this, now! Great song choice too!

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:43 a.m. CST

    Looks delicious

    by slone13

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:43 a.m. CST


    by lead_sharp

    brainy just went spooge

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:44 a.m. CST

    Is Scarlett the star of this thing? If so why?

    by Knobules

    She looks great and all but I want to see people with powers doing crazy stuff. Not a babe with a gun. Music lame

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:44 a.m. CST


    by adml_shake

    what I'm seeing so far.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:45 a.m. CST

    Of course a few cunts will be blasé over this

    by RedLeaderStandingBy

    But I'm excited as if I was about to lose my virginity again.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:46 a.m. CST


    by 2soon2eat

    Like how cap seems all over this, taking on shit too powerful for him to deal with. That said, he sounds kind of peevish when he talks to Stark. Oh, and the music is....I'm not sure yet. Overall, looks good.

  • A good actor will make the mask work on screen, the audience isn't going to forget who it is. Stop thinking the viewers are so dim and need their hand held through a 2 hour film.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:48 a.m. CST

    If this movie is rated PG-13....

    by Michael Lunney

    it is going to suck. If it is not rated PG-13, it is not going to suck. But, because it has a strong female role in Black Widow, it is going to suck no matter what. Unless, of course, it is not rated PG-13, then it is not going to suck. Except for the parts with ther strong female lead. THose scenes will suck. Unless those scenes are not rated PG-13. Talkbacker logic. Of course, because the trailer is not unrated redband, the trailer sucks. And it really sucks with the Black Widow scenes. More talkbacker logic. Oh yeah, and the movie is going to be bad, based on this trailer, unless it is good, based on a different trailer we haven't seen yet. And the beat goes on...

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:49 a.m. CST

    Lots of FX shots done already

    by YackBacker

    Impressive spectacle. Popcorn will be popped this May!

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:49 a.m. CST

    Oh, it works now, cool. Yeah, looks OK.

    by belasco_house

    Yeah, could be good! Might not be. Let's see.

  • God I hope Marvel reads this and axes it ASAP

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:54 a.m. CST

    Great Teaser agree with the Music

    by Wcwlkr

    I'm pumped but yeah whoever chose that music needs to be slapped. But I'm very pumped for this.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:55 a.m. CST

    Looks awesome...

    by Marxeffect

    If things could get me wet then I would have slipped off my seat by now! Really can't wait for this. P.S Stop bitching about the music, for fuck sake who cares what music is attached to an AVENGERS TRAILER!!

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:57 a.m. CST


    by Chaosinabox

    Stupid company not letting me have QuickTime on my computer. I'm feeling a cough coming on...might have to go home early today.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:58 a.m. CST

    Was there music? I didn't notice with all the ass kickery

    by MoneyGrabSequel

    Looks way better than I thought it would. I'm in.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:58 a.m. CST

    Marvel/Disney CHANGE THE MUSIC NOW!!!!!!

    by The Founder

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:59 a.m. CST

    Rather large geekgasm here...

    by Kate Ward

    ...and as revenge for the Muppets release date, us Brits get it first!

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:02 a.m. CST


    by Eric Washington

    The issue with the music is that it's just too literal of a que. Choosing "We're In This Together Now" makes sense lyrically and thematically but using a 12 year old NIN song loses the grandure which is what they should be selling. Otherwise, not a bad teaser. As always though, it needs more Hulk.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:02 a.m. CST


    by Righteous Brother

    That statement says a hell of a lot more about you than it does Jeremy Renner. Some kind of wishful thinking on your part perhaps?

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:04 a.m. CST

    to all NIN haters

    by RayVinyard

    fuck all ya

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:05 a.m. CST

    Only thing missing is more Hulk

    by Wcwlkr

    But that was probably the one thing that needed to most effects work. Plus they're probably not trying to give away the money shots in the previews so it makes sense.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:06 a.m. CST


    by Read and Shut Up

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:06 a.m. CST

    @ the founder

    by Handiana Jolo

    Was there any doubt they wouldn't? If they didn't a Thor/Hulk showdown would be kinda dull and over quickly.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:06 a.m. CST


    by Michael Kirby

    Kinda underwhelmed I hate when I build shit up too much! And what exactly is making those cars blow up?

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:07 a.m. CST

    The rock music is terrible - turn it off

    by the_rising

    While CHILDREN might like the rock music, any adult, like myself, is going to be PUT THE FUCK OFF BY THIS SHIT! Honestly, when will studios learn. Remember the trailer for SOLDIER? How did that film do?

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:07 a.m. CST

    Gripes who else are the villains?

    by The Founder

    I guess they are holing them in reserve

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:08 a.m. CST

    i just don't buy scarlett..

    by paul burnett

    ..i just dont.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:08 a.m. CST

    the music

    by Handiana Jolo

    I agree that music can make a trailer better. I think the arrangement of Creep in the Social Network's trailer did an amazing job of selling the feel and tone of the movie. That said, it didn't actually get played in the movie itself, so I don't necessarily care much about this music. Social Network had to sell itself as something more than a FB movie, and the music helped. The Avengers trailer really doesn't have to sell anything but shit blowing up. So I can understand the on-the-nose music even if i don't care for it, and it sure as shit don't effect how I feel about the trailer, which is: GODDAMN

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:08 a.m. CST


    by TheNothing

    Looks like it'll be one hell of a ride! Part of me still can't believe we're actually getting an Avengers movie.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:08 a.m. CST

    It's odd...

    by Blanket-Man

    That there's so much Hulk chatter in every AVENGERS talkback, when Hulk's movies have been out-grossed by both IM movies, and Cap's and Thor's solo flicks as well. Not that I'm ambivalent about Hulk, but he's definitely number four on my most-anticipated-character to see in THE AVENGERS. I'm much more interested to see the Cap/Iron Man dynamic in this movie. And I love the hint of that in the trailer!

  • I'm annoyed but I like it.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:09 a.m. CST

    The jaded douchebaggery is relatively low in this thread

    by Mugato5150

    But the thread is young. I think it looks good and I'm not a huge comic fan.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:10 a.m. CST

    I'm with you, rayvinyard

    by rev_skarekroe

    Besides, it looks like it's gonna be a badass flick. Still don't like Ruffalo as Banner or Johannssen as Widow, but what are you gonna to do?

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:11 a.m. CST

    MAJOR SPOILER as far as who the other villain/aliens are...

    by BlaGyver

    Really, do not read unless you want it straight spoiled. Comicbookmovie reported recently that they had confirmed that the big bad alien is Thanos. I'm a little off on my cosmic-based Marvel history, but I don't think he's affiliated with the Skrulls. END SPOILERS

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:12 a.m. CST

    Holy hell that was awesome.

    by knowthyself

    Going to look the dynamic between team members. That's Whedon at his best right there.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:12 a.m. CST

    going to LOVE the dynamic.

    by knowthyself

    going to LOVE the dynamic. LOVE. Not look. Love.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:14 a.m. CST

    Ticket sold.

    by ClayMatthews

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:17 a.m. CST


    by KilliK


  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:18 a.m. CST

    the least threatening bad guy ever!

    by lostboytexas

    Loki? gimme a fucking break. The Thor movie was shit.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:19 a.m. CST

    I'm sure you'll all hate it.

    by Zarles

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:19 a.m. CST

    That was a whole lotta awesome!!!

    by Brian Mullett

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:21 a.m. CST

    Say, how come you can't see Tony's chest piece through his t-shirt?

    by rev_skarekroe

    In the Iron Man movies it even glows through black shirts.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:21 a.m. CST

    What is causing those cars to explode

    by Autodidact

    Is it the power of unions?

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:23 a.m. CST

    quicktime blows

    by Logan_1973

    There I said it.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:23 a.m. CST

    ScarJo make a muthafucka wanna jack his dick off.

    by AzulTool

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:23 a.m. CST

    Dialogue Seems Weak??

    by Starcrossed_Part_2

    I disagree with that statement. I think it works so far. Also I'm pleased to say I'm not worried about the movie based on the music in a teaser trailer, unlike most here... Rock music while heroes bounce around off each other as well as flying, exploding cars/buildings is fine by me! Roll on next year!

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:24 a.m. CST

    My main reservation is gone

    by templesweeper

    I was worried that the action scenes wouldn't look epic. That has never been Joss' strength. But it looks intense, and big-budget like it should. You know we'll get some great dialogue and playful banter (as with anything Joss Whedon makes) but it was the other stuff I was worried about. Of course, the overall plot may still be cheese. If they are doing the Skrull war then that could be tricky. An alien invasion movie is what Avengers may turn out to be, and if so, that could be a tough sell as far as keeping it fresh and not getting too campy. I feel confident...for now.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:26 a.m. CST

    I wonder how they're gonna fit Jarvis in?

    by loafroaster

    If at all?

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:27 a.m. CST


    by Richard Welch

    I find it funny how the fanboys here are up in arms over the thirty seconds or so of music for a teaser. More than likely, the song in question won't be used within the movie. The song, liked by this adult, is by Nine Inch Nails. The same artist who won the Oscar for the soundtrack you guys also ranted about, The Social Network.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:27 a.m. CST

    Looks good so far

    by veritasses

    I hope Whedon really hits this one out of the park. Keeping my fingers crossed...

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:29 a.m. CST

    Oh please say Jarvis will be like the Team American computer!

    by loafroaster

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:30 a.m. CST

    I LOATHE WHEDON....but...

    by ThisBethesdaSea

    This looks decent...and by decent I mean the effects. Whedon can't write dialogue and characters for shit. I'll never forgive him for that abomination of a story that was ALIEN RESURRECTION. I tread cautiously.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:31 a.m. CST

    Joss Whedon loves re-using the Buffy character, doesn't he?

    by loafroaster

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:31 a.m. CST

    Music Pt 2

    by Richard Welch

    The song was We're In This Together, off the Fragile album. Normally not so much a fan of the Marvel movies (formulaic since Daredevil with the exception of the X movies), but I thought the music worked surprisingly well for this teaser.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:34 a.m. CST

    Hardly showing anything = 'meh' Teaser Trailer

    by Dr. Egon Spengler

    A bit of a double edged sword, isn't it? Don't show enough, and it's hard to sell to the general (non-geek) public to keep the hype level stewing. Show too much, and you end up blowing your wad in trailers by showing all the money shots. I like what Marvel is doing so far. Other than Loki, I haven't a clue who else is going to help him rip apart Earth. Everything in this trailer seemed kine of small scale (still epic, but nothing close to Transformers 3 least not yet.)

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:37 a.m. CST

    That looks absolutely.............!!!!!

    by notcher

    Fucking stupid! It looked like a G.I. Joe meets Transformers knock off for the first half and then it turned into some shitty "Elektra" preview with some random piece of shit song with a poorly structured trailer on the screen. This movie was always going to suck, and this trailer does nothing to make me think differently.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:37 a.m. CST

    Looks unimpressive

    by ratpack223

    It wants to be epic (hell it should be epic, it's the Avengers) but looks anything but... Cheap Ultimate Avengers story full of stupid wisecracking oneliners.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:38 a.m. CST


    by Handiana Jolo

    I'm by no means a Whedonite; I've never seen a full episode of Buffy, Angel, or Firefly. I will say though that everything i've heard about Alien Resurrection being crappy had less to do with his original take and more to do with how the studio implemented it. I mean, he wrote 5 endings and they used none of them, and many of the plot conceits were studio-driven. Blaming him for Alien Resurrection sucking is like blaming a Head Coach for a poorly thrown ball resulting in an interception. He might have drawn up the play, but the execution was WAY out of his hands.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:38 a.m. CST

    My giant green boner just ripped through my purple trousers.


  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:42 a.m. CST

    Fuck the haters, I love that song.

    by Fawst

    And I'm an adult (just turned 33). Here's the thing: "Let The Bodies Hit The Floor" is fucking terrible; "We're In This Together" is not. And to be fair, the lyrics actually fit. "You and me, we're in this together now, none of them can stop us now, we will make it through somehow." Tony's line about avenging the world makes it seem like the stakes are pretty damn high in this one. I think the song fits perfectly. But what do I know? I'm just an adult.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:42 a.m. CST

    Great fuckin trailer... WTF with the music?

    by Lamerz

    The music sucked fucking donkey balls. The one song that I think could used spectacularly in a trailer, but never is, is Metallica's No Leaf Clover. The song just screams epic trailer to me, with numerous parts that could be used perfectly over a montage for an huge action film like Avengers. Though, it could have also worked well for something like TF: DOTM or even Star Wars Episode III. Tell me you can't see Anakin kicking ass over some of the guitar parts, and some of the scenes with Amidala and so on when the strings come up in the middle, Anakin marching with the Stormtroopers in the part with the bass guitar and bass drums.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:44 a.m. CST

    Make or break time for Marvel...

    by ChickenStu

    This movie is the big moment.

  • Good lord, find a real cause to get behind.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:46 a.m. CST

    I agree with fawst...

    by David

    Excellent use of the NIN song, but i guess no matter what there's always going to be complaints about something. But definitely suprised at the amount of disagreement over the song being in the trailer. All you haters can go listen to your tween wave music now

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:46 a.m. CST

    rickscartoons - The reason people are ranting ...

    by Lamerz

    ... is because NIN sucks ass. Fucking terrible.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:46 a.m. CST

    The music for this trailer is rated PG-13....

    by Michael Lunney

    and that is why it sucks. But I do like 9 Inch Nails. If they put an R-rated 9 Inch Nails song on the trailer, then the music wouldn't suck. Good thing they didn't get some empowered woman singer for the trailer. That would really have sucked. Stuff blows up real good in the trailer too, but not epic real good.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:49 a.m. CST

    Brian Cox looks hot with the red hair and black outfit.

    by highfunctioningsociopath

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:50 a.m. CST

    Shut up and take my money...

    by Ian

    Trailer looks great. Everyone bitching about the music is kind of hilarious. If it offends you that much, go jerk off to St.Anger or whatever tween bullshit is out now where sales are based off haircuts. The rest of us...we'll be watching the Avengers, and none of you will be missed.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:54 a.m. CST

    Robert Downey Jr. Show

    by AzarN

    I hope I'm being premature, but this trailer supports my worst fears -- that the film may as well be called 'Iron Man & The Avengers'. Seriously, virtually all of the memorable dialogue from the film is Stark. I know he's the quippy, likeable, stylish one, but seriously, all we get from Thor is a giggle? Nothing from Hawkeye? And then towards the end, Stark gets to say the badass (actually, kinda lame) punchline about 'Avenging' before it cuts to a shot of Iron Man before it says 'The Avengers'? How about a shot of... y'know... THE AVENGERS?

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:55 a.m. CST

    The flight scenes with Iron Man........

    by Stark1070

    (especially the one of him flying over the East River, or the Hudson?) look fantastic.....better than everything in IM2 and on par with the Iron Man/F-16 shots in IM. Pulling off daytime flying scenes seem to be a difficult thing for the animators, and this looks perfect. Fuck the trailer music bullshit, who gives a shit? It's not going to be playing DURING the movie, so where's the harm? And let's be realistic, RDJ is going to carry the movie. Evans is still a bit wooden, Hemsworth won't be asked to do much "acting" and Ruffalo may as well be the Invisible Man in this movie until he turns into the Hulk. Scarlett, Samuel L. and Renner are all just placemats.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:56 a.m. CST

    Bad ass!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    by Mandolorian

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:56 a.m. CST

    If this movie is rated R...

    by Michael Lunney

    ...does anyone think The Hulk would fuck Black Widow? Would the Hulk, die, because she is a Black Widow. If it isn't rated R, does anyone think The Hulk would make Black Widow give him a hand job -or, being the Hulk, a two-hand job?

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:57 a.m. CST

    the most absent character in there........


  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:57 a.m. CST

    BIG LOB!


    RIP GibsonUSAreturns

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:58 a.m. CST

    The song in the trailer

    by Projbalance

    Was Nine Inch Nails, "We're In This Together Now". Not saying is was the best choice, but it does hold relevance. and there is actually a good chance that there isn't any music scored for the film yet. that is usually held to the end of the production schedule when the movie is a little further along in the editing. I thought it was pretty appropriate; no less appropriate than how AC/DC somehow became associated with Iron Man and used in the trailers AND films. I thought it was all right; it sold the mood of the teaser well enough. It's just an action teaser; the story trailer will be along later.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:01 a.m. CST

    Scarlett is very flexible...

    by quintana007

    me want her for christmas

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:01 a.m. CST

    Very Cool...

    by thot

    It'll be great to see then unveil longer and better trailers as the months go by. This one definitely whets my appetite! Totally badass. Looking forward to seeing more Hulk.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:03 a.m. CST

    Ugh! Who cares about the music?


    If you call it out...... offer a suggestion..... so we can say THAT is ass make fun of you. It should have been SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW like in FACE/OFF where that little kid has the headphones on and his face buried in Gina Gershon's tits

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:04 a.m. CST

    hatedperson seems to have become irrelevant to AICN

    by Michael Lunney

    Too bad. He was one of the most entertaining fellas around here...

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:07 a.m. CST

    This movie is going to take the homosexual community by storm.


    It is the next ROCKY HORROR or LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:09 a.m. CST

    that's ACADEMY AWARD WINNER Trent Reznor now buckos


    And this song from the 90s alt rock God was used purposefully. Even though the song is from a latter day NIN album, it was meant to collectively transport EVERY fanboy back to their teenaged days as they glossed over the new issue of Wizard as they listened to Broken on their Discman and dreamt of the day a comic book film would be done properly and they would be proud to have their parents take them to it. Next year year.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:09 a.m. CST

    OMG, enough with the griping about the music.

    by ATrue

    How green are you people? It won't be in the movie. End of line. Move a-fucking-LONG, already. The subject is DEAD.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:12 a.m. CST

    I can tell the movie will because of the music in the trailer. Right?

    by Michael Lunney


  • didn't know what to expect... now I do.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:13 a.m. CST

    What is Harry tossing off to more today?


    This trailer or SALO on Blu Disc?

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:13 a.m. CST

    I'm not ruling this out... but...

    by ATrue

    I can't put my finger on it, but everything that isn't RDJ in this trailer is pretty milquetoast. I'm not feeling this, from this collection of snippets... and nonsensical exploding cars aside, this doesn't look like a roller coaster. I want a fucking rollercoaster.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:13 a.m. CST

    I can tell the movie will suck because of the music in the trailer. Right?

    by Michael Lunney

    THey should have used the Avengers theme song from the 60s.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:14 a.m. CST

    They shouldve used All American Rejects for the trailer...


    DIRTY LITTLE SECRET is more in line for the slatterns here.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:15 a.m. CST

    Didn't know what to expect mennen?


    Ever read a comic book?

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:16 a.m. CST

    Ninja as seen on TV..


    you want a rollercoaster? Make out with me. Im like a Kraken...arms all over the place. and some elbows... lovingly chopped. etc. etc. etc.

  • We're livin' in blessed times!

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:18 a.m. CST

    I thought this was going to be a Disney/Marvel Movie?

    by schlockthemonkey

    Why is there a Paramount logo in the trailer and no Disney mention?

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:21 a.m. CST

    trailer music

    by James

    That's Nine Inch Nails, WTF are you guys bitching about? Good song, too.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:22 a.m. CST

    The Avengers have closets...

    by ImperialMarchFace

    ...that is what I determined based on my scrutinizing every detail of the teaser. They will not have to share closets. And their clothes are already in them! Just show the Skrulls already...

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:24 a.m. CST

    schlockthemonkey - Marvel is mentioned, is part of Disney

    by Lamerz

    Paramount is the distributor. Amirite?

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:25 a.m. CST

    suckage... no, really...

    by MariusXe

    Totally dissappointed! Looks like a trailer for Iron Man 3 featuring those other dudes you may or may not know. Really stupid trailer. Not one shot... NOT ONE gave me goosebumbs, and this is the first comicbook crossover movie ever! Thats not how it is supposed to feel. It looks hollow and empty as fuck. Sure, its just a trailer and as far as I know the movie could still be great but as far as trailers go that was shit. Didn't ove the Dark Knight Rises Teaser either but on that one I had goosebumbs all the way through just because of the feeling it bulit up.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:27 a.m. CST

    I wish they would use the song from the cartoon


    that song sucks ass too, but it grew on me after 28 episodes.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:28 a.m. CST

    This movie doesn't look that great.


    And that blow job Asian wife number four gave me while I ate the sandwich she made wasn't great either. Sure she took me to the hilt but she didn't go that extra mile and lick my balls while she was down there. And I like spicy mustard on me sammiches. This one just had yellow.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:29 a.m. CST

    Hulk CGI looks pretty good!!!

    by Bobby Stryker

    I almost SMASHED my laptop the first time I saw the trailer - thought they had left the Hulk out. Thankfully I was mistaken =P Think he looks pretty good - if that nanosecond clip of the Hulk is anything to go by, he looks better than both previous incarnations in terms of the realism of the CGI. Good stuff!!! Hoping to finally see some of that unlimited strength from the comics and cartoons in action on the big screen =P

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:30 a.m. CST

    Not one shot of Cap with his helmet on.

    by Royston Lodge

    I'm just sayin'...

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:30 a.m. CST

    Remember all you haters on the TOOL song with the Cap trailer?

    by professor murder

    How did that movie turn out??? Oh yeah...fucking awesome. Movie Trailer music didn't make a fucking difference in the final product.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:31 a.m. CST

    I realize it's still not completed yet, but...

    by impossibledreamers

    There's inconsistency in the cinemaphotography and the lighting, etc. I'm sure it will tighten up once they color-correct etc. The Heli-carrier scenes looked a little cramped. But, seems like the cast has a good chemistry and that will go a long way.

  • Part 2.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:32 a.m. CST

    would've liked 2 have seen Panther in it but

    by BrooklynBred

    (hey I'm Black. Don't fault me for wanting to see us represented too) it looks good thus far. Can't wait to see it.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:32 a.m. CST

    LOL - this looks beyond weak.

    by Joe Jones

    Whedon's "cute n' girly" smart-ass dialog, where grown men talk like high school girls arguing about who is, like, cuter between Justin Beiber and Justin Timberlake? Check. TV production values? Check. The non-powered people getting all the love? Check. A guy with a -try saying this out loud- fucking BOW AND ARROW fighting against aliens w/laser cannons? Check. Captain America clowned again and again? Check. Brought to you by the sensibilities of Joss Whedon, children. Why you hand your flagship franchise to a guy with a proven history of flops is beyond me. This is the end of the Hollywood/Comics love affair. It can't come soon enough either. This shit is so lame.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:32 a.m. CST

    Quit bitching about the music you pansies

    by Patch

    That's Nine Inch Nails music for an Avengers movie! What more could you ask for? You need sweeping orchestra music in the background just to be able to like a trailer? Or maybe you prefer some Bieber? Nine Inch freakin Nails!!! Damn you bitching nerds can be so sad.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:33 a.m. CST

    please tell me you are joking about the color correcting..


    and tinting on the trailer.. Has it come to this!!?!?

  • Make it happen.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:33 a.m. CST

    This movie is gonna suck not because of the music...

    by notcher

    But because the trailer clearly is trying to mask that it sucks by showing an entire slew of explosions and RDJ doing his thing hoping we won't notice that there's really nothing to it at all. Too many characters was always going to be a problem with this movie, and the trailer makes me think they didn't figure it out. But why would they? Make a great film, it makes a shit ton of money, make a shitty film, it makes a shit ton of money. No incentive to make a great film. Look at The Pirates sequels, they sucked and still are getting made even though Jack fucking Sparrow got stale like five years ago. The trailer just isn't any fun at all. Again, it looks like the "Elektra" trailer. Dogshit, smell it a year away. I hope I'm wrong, but I know I'm not. And for those of you who said this trailer was "Awesome," go back and watch the first full trailer to "The Dark Knight," THAT was an awesome trailer. THIS one is not.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:34 a.m. CST

    Royston Lodge

    by professor murder

    Same with Thor on his helmet too, right? I don't think Thor or Cap will be wearing too much 'helmet' in this. And from the shots of Loki, I guess him too. Looks like Hawkeye's 'shades/mask' is out. IronMan continues to wear his helmet because he is a rebel..haha Watch, Hulk will be bald or some shit.... WEAR YOUR DAMN HELMETS/MASKS!!!

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:35 a.m. CST

    Brooklyn Bred

    by professor murder

    Last time I checked, Nick Fury (in this movie) was black....

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:35 a.m. CST

    Very heavy on Iron Man

    by supertoyslast

    Probably because Stark is the only character who is truly popular. And Downey Jr being paid the most, of course.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:36 a.m. CST

    People hating on the music are probably tone deaf

    by noiretblanc


  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:36 a.m. CST

    the undisclosed villian is...

    by vulturess

    ELECTOAD!!!! a toad that controls lightning.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:37 a.m. CST

    Finally a bit of Mark Ruffalo!

    by arco2002

    I think it could be a good movie. Slightly odd music choice (trying to appeal to the kids?). But Loki is cool. And the suits all look cool. If anyone is interested please check out my promo art that I created based on the Avengers, also just to toot my own whistle Mark Ruffalo has a copy of my Hulk print... woo woo! Arco.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:38 a.m. CST

    At least it's not the Black Keys


    or M&M.

  • Hulk Smash puny man-made global warming deniers!!!

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:42 a.m. CST

    Music should have been I Was Up Above It


    with Thor flying looking down over the earth being devastated.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:42 a.m. CST

    If you are having problems, viewing, go here......

    by wackybantha

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:43 a.m. CST

    Thank god...

    by viranth

    that I'm not the only one who doesn't like the music. It doesn't fit the trailer at all. We need something epic, not Filter! Looks good, hope they don't make it all about one superhero, and let the others be supporting actors...

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:44 a.m. CST

    Buh-bye hated person- so sad to see you go...

    by Michael Lunney

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:45 a.m. CST

    A comic book movie trying to appeal to kids?

    by noiretblanc

    People separating the appeal of the music from the appeal of comic book characters using comical logic. Oh, I get it, funny books; funny movie; funny logic. Funny.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:46 a.m. CST


    by professor murder

    It's not Filter, it's NIN.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:46 a.m. CST

    On the one hand TDKR has competition now.

    by UltimaRex

    On the other JLA just took a step towards a greenlight. Oh, and Armie Hammer for Superman in JLA.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:47 a.m. CST

    Big NIN fan but...

    by biscuithead

    ...their back catalogue seems to have become stock music for film trailers.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:54 a.m. CST

    Hey brooklynbred... you get Sam Jackson.


    That's enough representation for you.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:55 a.m. CST

    Black Widow's just gonna pose every time she's on screen...lame

    by alienindisguise

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:57 a.m. CST

    The music is awesome

    by USUCK

    If you think it sucks, you suck. It's Nine Inch Nails and fits perfectly. If you don't like it, crawl back under your rock.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, noon CST

    biscuithead... if you're such a NIN fan,

    by ATrue

    then how can't you be happy that Trent has learned a thing or two about making bank?

  • Oct. 11, 2011, noon CST

    WAAAAAAAAAA there's no money shots&the music sucks!

    by Thanos0145

    Do people realize that this is a TEASER trailer and that they are still working on the f/x. "We're in this together" by NIN works for this teaser trailer. I guess some people wanted more AC/DC. My only gripe is that Ruffalo looks to be the weakest link in this movie. Hopefully, there will be more Hulk and less Bruce Banner.

  • The dialogue was a bit too cheeeeeesey for me, but i guess when we live in an age where Transformers 3 maked billions i've given up expecting much more in a block buster.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 12:08 p.m. CST

    The few people still trying to slag this off

    by boosebaster

    sound more pathetic than ever.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 12:11 p.m. CST

    Not into the comics myself, so maybe I'm missing something.

    by ATrue

    I'm trying and failing to see the point of the Black Widow character at all. I mean, the banter was cute enough in IM2, but she's not very interesting. On top of that, as much as I appreciate Scarlett, she doesn't exactly exude predatory spider don't-fuck-with-me charisma. More like Garden Spider than Black Widow. I assume she's not an integral part of the group, and that the only reason she's here in this flick is that were she not included, fanboys would whine and bitch?

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 12:12 p.m. CST

    We're In This Together Now by NIN = totally sums up The Avengers...great choice!!

    by david_boreanez_cunt_hairz

    Fuck you nerds!!!

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 12:13 p.m. CST

    nothing bad to say about this teases and pleases!!

    by david_boreanez_cunt_hairz

    more please!!!

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 12:13 p.m. CST

    Krypton Kid

    by professor murder

    Well, advising with a rocket launcher seems enough to represent to me.... I suppose you want another woman on the team too, because that's only one out of seven as well??? ......... haha, just joking man... I do like Panther as well, but I think this movie is just about to overload on heroes at this point. I'd love to see Antman and Panther get in on this, but maybe a sequel, when they can get close to a conclusion of the current storyline and maybe split off into three different storylines ala Lord of the Rings.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 12:16 p.m. CST

    WOW. great trailer. great music choice.


    fuck yes.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 12:17 p.m. CST

    NIN = perfect. Ruffalo = Perfecter.

    by Julia Edirol

    'Nuff said.

  • NOT important. Move on please. Same goes for Thor.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 12:18 p.m. CST

    thin plates that is.

    by dahveed1972

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 12:19 p.m. CST

    This looks so cheap....

    by HermesTrismestigus

    I don't know what's going on with movies anymore...they say they cost 5 trillion dollars to make and I go see Captain America and its Hi Def video..still liked the movie but nothing feels epic anymore, Thor was fun but pretty low budget looking. Everything seems to be catered to overseas audiences and bluray turnaround. Was watching Raiders recently and that was relatively low budget for the time and the type of movie but its shot amazingly...

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 12:20 p.m. CST

    Looks good, but....

    by richievanderlow

    These marvel movies all look and sound the same, and that just takes the excitement away for me. Not sure if I'll pay to see this in the theatre, but it's a nice trailer for what appears to be another nice, safe, production-line movie set in the marvel universe.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 12:20 p.m. CST


    by dahveed1972

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 12:20 p.m. CST

    Marketers decide trailer music

    by happybunni

    Not the movie makers.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 12:21 p.m. CST

    Pretty good so far but

    by vicmackey1268

    for a Consultant, Iron Man sure is the main focus of this...I understand how Nick Fury has more to do but idk... The Philanthropist line is the best part of this and I love Captain America. Really it looks like a bunch of fun, whereas Rises already looks to be dark, maybe a little depressing, and full of stress...totally different films...which is really for the better. Comparing Iron Man to Dark Knight is ridiculous considering one is serious and the other was mindless and both were great. I'm excited for both of these films, probably Rises a little more, only cuz Batman will always be my favorite, but no matter what side you're on, you're a fool for think one will be good and one bad

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 12:21 p.m. CST

    the founder

    by kwisatzhaderach

    You want Bay over Whedon? Jesus wept.

  • The Hulk is really really tricky from an effects standpoint. Not completely sure why.

  • It's quite obvious.

  • I guess they're the spies of the outfit

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 12:26 p.m. CST

    Biscuit, who's they in NIN?

    by Judge Briggs

    Nine Inch Nails is one person, Trent Reznor. The only time it's a 'they,' is when he tours with his live band... (nerd rant, over). Yeah, the music was perfectly appropriate for this teaser ... this wasn't Linkin Park or fucking Godsmack- it's NIN, for fuck sakes!

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 12:27 p.m. CST

    Thought Incredible Hulk was great...

    by vicmackey1268

    I dont really care if it looks cartoony and've got a flying suit, a supercool shield, a magical God hammer, an alien bad guy...who cares if it's not ultra realistic looking? Just get the acting right (Norton was great), and the movie will be fine

  • How lovely for you! What a blessed life you lead.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 12:27 p.m. CST

    Love Scarlett....

    by Raymond

    but i do not think black widow has any business in an avenger line up. Heck i would love to have her doing those poses in my bedroom though

  • It's quite obvious.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 12:28 p.m. CST

    Black Widow is SOOO not needed in this flick...

    by Judge Briggs

    I really that she only has a few lines... We want the main cast, not her.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 12:28 p.m. CST

    hermestrismestigus - the cheapness explained

    by Joe Jones

    The reason it looks cheap is because Joss Whedon is a hacky TV guy and Steven Spielberg is a tremendously talented film maker. I stopped on "Jaws", which was on cable in HD on Encore the other night and was sucked in instantly. It's just different - this be apples and oranges. One makes TV shows that get cancelled and cheap-looking films that bomb, the other is an Academy Award-winning genius who has changed American cinema. Of course Avengers looks cheap compared to Raiders. Comparing Whedon to Spielberg is like wondering why a girls softball little league team doesn't look as sharp on the field as the NY Yankees.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 12:35 p.m. CST

    Black Widow

    by Blanket-Man

    Yeah, it's hard to say exactly why Favreau and company went with the Black Widow - she's not exactly at the top of "Favorite Female Avengers" or "Most Famous Female Avengers" lists. Wasp and Scarlet Witch would be ahead of the Widow on my list.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 12:40 p.m. CST

    its quite obvious.

    by dahveed1972

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 12:43 p.m. CST

    Can you imagine the Sausage Fest this would be without Scarlett


    That's why she's in it. And anyone with balls who doesn't pitch for the other team shouldn't have a problem with that.

  • Want to see Rogers at a WWII veterans reunion in this.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 12:51 p.m. CST

    I get you point choppah

    by Raymond

    And agree with it. It is just the character choice of widow that bugs me. There are way better characters in Marvels stable to fill out the Avengers that are more in line with the teams history. That said Scarlett is for sure a male crowd pleaser. No denying that. I just feel that she is gonna be underused in this movie in that capacity.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 12:53 p.m. CST

    Hawkeye and Black Widow

    by GulDucati

    Will get 70% of the screen time in this movie...if what we've seen so far is any indication.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 12:54 p.m. CST


    by Damned if I can login

    Ha ha, just kidding...! I'm actually kinda stoked to see how my favorite team book looks on the big screen.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 12:54 p.m. CST

    That trailer cost me $20.00!

    by 3D-Man

    I don't have sound on my work computer so I had to run to the 7-11 next door to buy some cheapie headphones. All in all, pretty AWESOME!

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 12:57 p.m. CST

    Nothing wrong with the music. Fun trailer. Job done.

    by StoryFirst

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 12:58 p.m. CST

    Cleveland got blown'd up real good!

    by Andrew Coleman

    I'm sorry but those scenes look AMAZING. Actual cars exploding... Love it. I get that the self loathing types here have to not like this... But since I love my life and don't have my head stuck up my ass I can be real... That trailer looked great. Hulk graphics looked really good as did Iron Man. But man those shots from Cleveland looked amazing I'm very impressed. Can't wait for this. Just to be clear I actually liked the TDKR teaser... It just felt off up until that epic ending of Batman backing away from Bane. This teaser though is about a billion times better.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 12:59 p.m. CST

    The music fits.

    by Joe

    for you lame basement Dwellers.. NIN- Were in this TOGETHER Now... fits the theme... what do you want? Bieber? Gaga? go away, go back to your basement trolls.

  • Know what didn't? Thor. Captain America. Guess which film did better? People who market these films aren't doing it specifically for geeks anymore. This is marketed for mass appeal.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 1:01 p.m. CST

    Viranth thinks it's Filter "Hey Man Nice Shot"

    by David

    similar melodies, different tempo (NIN song in the trailer is slightly more upbeat than the brooding Hey Man Nice Shot). But I never really noticed the similarities between the two songs until your mistake, so thank you?

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 1:03 p.m. CST


    by Scrawler

    Fuck yeah!

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 1:07 p.m. CST


    by professor murder

    Captain America had TOOL in one of its trailers and this whole 'hate the music' thing went off the chain in that 'trailer released' thread as well.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 1:11 p.m. CST

    Choppah, agreed about Scarlett

    by Mattman

    It worries me that several MALES are complaining about shots of Scarlett in a generally male dominated cast. I hope she leads the team, just to piss off all the sexists. "WHAAAAAAAAAATT??"

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 1:13 p.m. CST


    by HoweHatTrick

    You are a toolbag on this board, too. FACT! Log off, get a life, quit whining, go about your business. Toodles! FACT! (asshole....I hate your parents so much. Why did that tryst of theirs end up with you? Why couldn't it have been anal, a splooge on her tits or perhaps a snowball to a homeless junkie? Nope. Had to have you. What a waste of time, effort and money. Then again, judging by your posts, maybe with you they ran out of "give a fuck" by the time you were born and gave up on you. Whaaa!!! Stupid Yank)

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 1:15 p.m. CST

    I mean you know like...

    by Dogmatic

    Cap respects Tony's brilliance and that he tries to be better than a womanizing drunkard through using that brilliance to save the world and he sees Thor as honorable and trustworthy but also a bit haughty and prideful being a god. Tony respects Cap b/c well, he's Cap but he sees him as WAY too boyscout and he just doesn't know hot to relate to Thor but can respect the brute power he brings and his nobility. Thor respects Cap b/c well, he's Cap but doesn't like how Cap cant hold back sometimes and actually seems to think himself Thor's (a god) better. With Tony Thor just sees him as a vain, silly man without an Asgardian's idea of honor but at the same time sees in him the makings of a good friend.

  • Although she doesn't have a dick... and if you like dicks, that would be a problem, I guess.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 1:19 p.m. CST

    *maybe we couldnt protect you, but we will avenge you.* lol.

    by iampain

    actually i can wait.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 1:21 p.m. CST

    Hell yes

    by liljuniorbrown

    That looks awesome

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 1:24 p.m. CST


    by professor murder

    Crap, I just went back to the home page and this thread link is now missing. Luckily, I didn't close the browser so I could just hit 'back', and view the trailer again. heheh

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 1:26 p.m. CST

    Any of you all notice that..

    by professor murder

    ..this thread is now missing from the home page. Don't close your browser if you want to view the trailer again.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 1:27 p.m. CST

    Crap, a repeated post basically

    by professor murder

    My comment didn't post, so I did another, then they both showed up. Oh well. I wonder how long until we get some light shed on the villain threat aside of Loki. It's gotta be something huge because Thor himself took care of Loki, so the Avengers would squelch him easily. Hmmmm....

  • In the meantime, here is what Garth has to say about this film over at Dark Horizons. Reminder: Garth did report Ego clashes on the set, budget chaos, stolen script, expanded role for RDJ due to ego, etc. "It's an odd trailer in my opinion - the initial shots before any of the cast appears is very "Transformers"-esque with exploding cars, lots of military personnel firing guns in streets, and so on. When they do appear Downey gets a few choice lines, and there's a bit of action for each character, but it's still kept pretty simple. The choice of a great Nine Inch Nails song from 1999 on the other hand simply feels awkward and out of place, hopefully something more suitable will be used for the next one. This should yield some interesting and divisive reaction:

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 1:30 p.m. CST

    Actually the music helped me...

    by Flutchy

    ...endure this shit - exploding caaaars? Come ooooon, what is this, Independence Day 2012?!? Boooooring! Cap still sucks. Hulk too.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 1:33 p.m. CST

    Here's an idea...

    by I AM ROCKO

    ...I may take take a very controversial stance in this day and age and reserve my final judgement until I HAVE SEEN THE FINISHED FILM.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 1:33 p.m. CST

    What is causing those cars to blow up from underneath them?

    by moonlightdrive

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 1:33 p.m. CST

    They took the trailer down and put it back up missing

    by Fritzlorrerains

    One shot of Thor and Loki

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 1:37 p.m. CST

    And the winner is-

    by don

    Trent Reznor for Love Theme from Avengers.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 1:42 p.m. CST

    Awesome Iron Man scenes.

    by hallmitchell

    And good music. So glad trailers have gone away from that middles ages chant music.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 1:42 p.m. CST

    I wonder....

    by Delagoya

    What type of non-score music would you NIN haters choose for a trailer like this? Also, what type of bands/artists/music do you guys listen to? Because I personally loved the choice of NIN in this trailer. Here's a quick list of bands I listen to on a daily basis: Nine Inch Nails, Mastodon, Radiohead, Lamb of God, Opeth, Coldplay (Yes, I said Coldplay. Kiss my butt.), and Porcupine Tree. I'd like to read your musical interests/suggestions.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 1:46 p.m. CST

    Look's great...

    by Righteous Brother

    How any self respecting card carrying geek can't get even a little excited by this is beyond me. I was a kid in the 70's and the thought of seeing Cap, Thor and Iron Mn in the same movie would have drove me crazy. Especially as all we had at the time was that awful Spider-Man tv series, The Incredible Hulk, and that godawful Captain America tv movie.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 1:46 p.m. CST

    Movie looks good. Trailer sucks.

    by jimmy_009

    Nu-metal and that annoying fade-in and out you usually see in horror trailers.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 1:49 p.m. CST

    For those complaining:Cap wears a hood in the trailer

    by krabklaw

    In one shot from the back you can see that the costume has a hood hanging behind his neck. Then there are two shots where he is wearing the hood- when Cap is jumping over a car and when Thor is falling down towards him. You can also see that there are wings on the sides of the hood. So before people start bitching about stuff maybe they should- you know- open the their eyes.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 1:51 p.m. CST

    I like Stark's Sabbath tshirt.

    by Tom McMahon

    nice touch.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 1:52 p.m. CST

    Music = Brian Cox

    by GlyphGuy

    Seriously, the hating of this trailer because of the music is the new Brian Cox joke, right? Sweet lord, this trailer was light years better than what I expected. I didn't get a chance to see the Cap movie yet, but I am fully on board after seeing this and the other Avenger's movies.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 1:55 p.m. CST

    Dear God Please....

    by Paratrooper_Activity

    let me live long enough to see this movie.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 1:59 p.m. CST

    Well for starters...this is Tony versus Loki...

    by zinc_chameleon

    which is obvious just by the time alloted. But! The Iron Man CGI is light years beyond 2008! This is going to be one for the ages.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 2:01 p.m. CST

    At least we know who they're Avenging now

    by Domi'sInnerChild

    So that joke can die. Don't get the NIN hate. Tool for Captain America was like the best trailer music ever.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 2:03 p.m. CST

    That shot of Iron Man flying around NYC at night

    by RedLeaderStandingBy

    Is that, on the right corner, the house of Dr. Strange?

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 2:04 p.m. CST

    Vurry Exsite.

    by blackwood


  • Oct. 11, 2011, 2:05 p.m. CST

    There is one shot with Cap with his helmet on...

    by JediRob Are you people satisfied now?

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 2:07 p.m. CST


    by poop

    She's hot as BALLS. ...and she's in this movie.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 2:09 p.m. CST


    by poop

    There's more. Check out the shot where he's hopping over the car.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 2:09 p.m. CST


    by Margot Tenenbaum

    What do you mean "you people"?

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 2:16 p.m. CST

    people who are complainig


  • Oct. 11, 2011, 2:16 p.m. CST

    complaining: grow up


  • Oct. 11, 2011, 2:17 p.m. CST

    NIN is not Nu Metal!!!!!

    by darthSaul666

    The music geek in me had to scream that out!!! But seriously that trailer`s awesome.. Haters be damned... They can go back and watch their shitty Avatar Blade Runner Scott Pilgrim crap!!!!

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 2:25 p.m. CST

    by sputo

    I was really hoping for an "Avengers Assemble" line by Cap. at the very end of the trailer...guess not.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 2:26 p.m. CST

    The era of super-hero's is over.

    by Atomic_Crusader

    Super-hero's were a neat idea in the 20th century paralleling the rise and settlement of industrial society amongst humans, they provided a mythical counterpoint to the humdrum lives we all live. By now the myth is completely worn out, threadbare and completely uninspiring. We are living a world feverishly recycling the same thing over and over and over. The is nothing original or fresh or new these days, nothing. What could more boring and predicatable than Samuel Jackson spouting some nonsense, posturing as some cool mofo, laying it down? Sorry, it's true and you all know it. Please, try and do better than call me a hater, try and see something lame for what is - that would be cool.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 2:30 p.m. CST

    Stark's shirt

    by levithegreat

    There is one shot where you can see "the glow" through his shirt. Possibly all of the visual effects are not done yet.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 2:34 p.m. CST

    atomic_crusader, the box office seems to disagree with you

    by Mattman

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 2:38 p.m. CST

    No I meant Black people.

    by JediRob


  • Oct. 11, 2011, 2:42 p.m. CST

    Dr. Strange's House?

    by templesweeper

    Someone asked if that is Dr. Strange's house on the right, in the middle of the trailer when Iron Man is flying through the city. It might be. He often has a house that has a steeple like a church. Then again, it could be just a church. There is an "S" on the side of the building in the trailer. My guess is, if it is Dr. Strage's house, the film makers just put that in there for fun and we won't obviously see Dr. Strange in this movie. I think I read that Marvel hopes to do a Dr. Strange movie at some point, which could be cool. We'll see.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 2:43 p.m. CST

    I still think the Fragile is a great double CD

    by Domi'sInnerChild

    Seems like it keeps getting mined for Trailers too. 300, Terminator Salvation, and Unbreakable.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 2:45 p.m. CST

    Here, atomic_crusader. I'll challenge you:

    by poop

    If you can't even fucking type the word "Superheroes" properly, you're a goddamned idiot and thus, your opinion is useless. Brian Cox would be ashamed.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 2:46 p.m. CST


    by GlyphGuy

    Speaking of seeing something lame for what it is, you should take yourself, your nonsense about the super-hero era being over, and your super-hero derived handle out of here. That would be cool.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 2:46 p.m. CST

    templesweeper/dr. strange's house?

    by professor murder

    I guess we can see if someone from Cleveland can verify if that church/steeple building is actually there or not. Then we'd know if it was put in the movie post effects.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 2:51 p.m. CST

    Music still sucks, but the teaser is good.

    by The Founder

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 2:52 p.m. CST

    mattman--other badass 1.85:1 films



  • Oct. 11, 2011, 2:53 p.m. CST

    I'm sold!

    by mukhtabi

    Nine Inch Nails' 'The Fragile' is an especial favorite album of mine. Plus it looks like Whedon didn't write crappy dialogue for once. Plus, it is new, as has been mentioned when has there been five movies converging into one, and the majority of the other movies were actually pretty damn good?

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 2:53 p.m. CST

    the_choppah, and Starship Troopers...

    by Mattman

    which I just watched again last night.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 2:55 p.m. CST

    Black Widow

    by elsewhere

    I don't understand why Scar-Jo was chosen to play this part. There are a helluva lot more sexy actresses that would fit the role better. Also a shame Tom Cruise bailed on Iron Man. He would have made for a better Stark imo. P.S. - Whedon sucks balls.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 2:59 p.m. CST

    All Whedon characters talk like Whedon, but...

    by GARY MAKIN still looks good.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 3:02 p.m. CST

    Tom Cruise was up for Stark?

    by Mattman

    I dunno, I think Downey was perfectly cast. And Downey wasn't a huge actor at the time, so it's not like they were just trying to go with a big name. They wanted the right actor for the part, somebody with untapped charisma.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 3:07 p.m. CST

    Fuck i hate Joss Queer boy Whedon

    by LowDevil

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 3:08 p.m. CST

    Stark needs to be cocky

    by professor murder

    RDJ has played him perfectly. I don't remember Cruise being involved in any pre Ironman casting calls. It's hard to think of who would have made a good Tony Stark now that Downey Jr has already encompassed it in now, his third full movie donning the suit/playboy. However, I DO KNOW that I'm still not cool with Ruffalo being Banner. I'm still sick over that Norton falling out crap. He was perfect and already born into the continuity. Maybe they can have majority HULK and minority Banner? Then I'd be happy. Heck, The Avengers cartoon has him as HULK the entire time.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 3:15 p.m. CST

    Google Cruise and Iron Man

    by elsewhere

    It was well known for a long time Cruise was interested in portraying Stark and producing Iron Man. Stark in some of the comics even has an uncanny resemblance to Cruise.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 3:16 p.m. CST

    RDJ played RDJ perfectly

    by elsewhere

    Sorry I don't see Tony Stark.

  • He enhanced every element of Stark. He seemed to really understand the character while layering Stark with his own charisma. Cruise might have worked fine, but I doubt he would have made nearly the impact Downey did. Downey elevated that movie beyond a standard superhero origin tale. His performance appealed to more than just a few comic book nerds who complain Tony was drinking the wrong brand of scotch.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 3:30 p.m. CST

    Dr. Strange does not live in a church. It's a townhouse.

    by JediRob

  • the traffic flow is incorrect and must be CG, but that is definitely Nyc.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 3:34 p.m. CST

    Without a great villain it's all meaningless

    by I am_NOTREAL

    This movie must deliver a credible and compelling threat or it doesn't matter how good the character work turns out to be. Since villains are typically the weakness of these superhero flicks, it's a legit concern. The only ones that have gotten it right IMO are Superman II and Nolan's Bat flicks.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 3:36 p.m. CST

    This looks so cookie cutter average.

    by AllPowerfulWizardOfOz

    I hate to say it. Great cast, awesome director, shitty trailer. Everything about it screams connect the dots comic book movie and just follows the same path of what one would expect out of Hollywood. There was nothing in that trailer that got me excited about the movie the way The Dark Knight did or even the Captain America movie. Speaking of Cap, WTF on every fucking shot of him in battle without the mask? Really? They need to go back and re-shoot those scenes. If Chris Evans has a problem wearing the mask too fucking bad. Captain America wears a goddamn mask.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 3:42 p.m. CST

    Cap's Helmet

    by my liege

    Who's the dickhead who said Cap isn't wearing his helmet? He's wearing it in just about all of the action shots.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 3:44 p.m. CST


    by sonnyfern

    I was a little concerned that they were going to make it a little too dark and gritty, but it looks like they hit a good tone. But the great thing is...I have a feeling we haven't seen ANYTHING. I know the more they show (Hulk fighting, the actual badguys)...the better and better this is going to get.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 3:53 p.m. CST

    Great song ... BUt COULD NOT be more wrong for the footage

    by brechtsky

    Really, really bad, like bad even for temp music. And am I the only one concerned that their lab looks like it has 7 foot ceilings? Not exactly what I expected from the mansions labs....

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 3:55 p.m. CST

    So what about these guys?

    by professor murder

    Jane? Thor said he would be going back to Earth to see her. Portman is not in the credits. Does the movie start with Thor finally returning, but sidetracked and forced to search for her put aside? The whole fact that they made Thor into kind of a love story has put repurcussions on future installments. We don't want Thor in love. We want Thor fighting evil, but now they must explain Jane into his stories. Rhodes? He already is War Machine now. Wouldn't it make sense that he would always be helping Tony out, especially from an attack like this? How can he sit back and not get in on this? Cheadle is not in the credits.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 3:58 p.m. CST

    Also the "we'll avenge it" line is awful!

    by brechtsky

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:01 p.m. CST

    still wish a deal couldve been made with norton

    by john

    he was perfect as banner

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:03 p.m. CST

    professor murder

    by Mattman

    I think the love story thing is supposed to be continued in Thor 2. Not sure how Thor gets back in this one, or if it takes place after Thor 2 and he's just back without explanation yet (afterall, the last few Marvel movies have been chronologically out of order... with Incredible Hulk taking place AFTER Iron Man 2.) As for Rhodes, I think they were afraid the cast was just getting too big. And I would guess he's gonna be in IM3.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:03 p.m. CST

    Nerd boners will rise! (and assemble!)

    by Zardoz

    Loos good to me! Great teaser. I'm eagerly looking forward to this movie!

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:11 p.m. CST

    Also the "we'll avenge it" line is awful!

    by Dr. Egon Spengler

    Clearly. Still though, it's not nearly as bad as the 'Facebook' line in Thor earlier this summer...

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:12 p.m. CST


    by edwardpenishands

    So close

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:14 p.m. CST

    looks good, but a bit underwhelming


    Effects aren't done so that's part of it. And the song is fine. 99.99999% of the people who see this trailer won't even notice the song. Yes, AICN talkback nerds, you are the .00001% minority. Plus you could even say the lyrics of the chorus go with the theme of the movie. So I don't see the fucking problem here.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:15 p.m. CST


    by john

    bet you are a fucking atheist too look around, you stupid shit there isnt a better time for the super hero arent a are a fucking idiot

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:20 p.m. CST


    by GulDucati

    ...spends the whole movie sniffing the other heroes' cocks and balls...

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:21 p.m. CST

    What gigantic thing are the cops and army shooting at

    by BenBraddock

    They are all shooting way up in the air, in the beginning of the trailer - but at what? Intriguing...

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:22 p.m. CST

    love people who judge fx by the trailer

    by john

    in the gl trailer, the fx looked great then the movie came out if the story and the acting are good...who the fuck cares how the fx look?

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:23 p.m. CST

    Loki throws Stark out the window

    by BenBraddock

    but it's Cap we see landing on a car below! What manner of trailer trickery is this??

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:24 p.m. CST

    Did Banner ever Hulk Out mid-coitus with a woman?


    or am I the only sick bastard who would imagine this?

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:27 p.m. CST


    by poop

    Re-watch the trailer you blind-ass fucking FOOL. Cap is wearing his helmet in a bunch of action shots you FUCKING IDIOT SHITBAG.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:28 p.m. CST

    Not a good trailer. Really looks geared to 13 year olds

    by ninpobugei

    I think the film will be terrific, but the trailer was lame. It needed to be more grand. It started well with the huge explosions, but then the cheesy Tony Stark lines kind of sold it all a little short. They needed to knock this one out of the park and instead it fell flat. Better luck with the next one, I guess.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:29 p.m. CST


    by professor murder

    She-Hulk could clamp down on it. I think she'd be the only one who could survive.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:30 p.m. CST

    I went ahead and fixed the music in the trailer for everyone

    by Brad Mcginty

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:31 p.m. CST

    restyles -- I'm an what?

    by ninpobugei

    At least an atheist has some directed skepticism. If you consider yourself a Christian then you're nothing but a superstitious, gullible fool. Sorry, but do you also believe in Santa Claus? And if not, why not? There's just as much proof for Santa as for God.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:36 p.m. CST

    it's gonna be awesome.

    by yabory

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:36 p.m. CST

    check out the TRANSVENGERS trailer!

    by brightgeist

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:37 p.m. CST

    Zero taste in music in this talkback

    by Billy_D_Williams

    NIN is one of the better rock acts to survive the 90s, and "We're In This Together Now" is one of the their best songs...that song cannot ruin anything.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:37 p.m. CST

    but yeah, the music is questionable...

    by yabory

    tries to be too much iron man tone to me...but still, great visual trailer. i believe in joss!

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:37 p.m. CST

    ahhhhh shit..

    by professor murder

    This thread has just gone religious! Here come the war!

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:40 p.m. CST

    I kind of hope this movie bombs

    by Billy_D_Williams

    so they can stop endlessly regurgitating comic books into's a tired trend that needs to stop for a while. Endlessly doing something limits it's potential for being great. You need gaps.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:42 p.m. CST

    Is it in her contract?

    by Gidney

    That Scarlett only has to learn one piece of fight choreography which will then be repeated endlessly? Seriously, they've shown her ONE move and that's it?

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:42 p.m. CST

    Brad McGinty owes me a new office chair...

    by GlyphGuy

    ...I just pissed mine laughing.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:47 p.m. CST

    It wasn't awesome

    by catlettuce4

    But the movie will be. This is just a small taste.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:49 p.m. CST

    Just because it's NIN...

    by jimmy_009

    Doesn't mean it doesn't sound like generic nu-metal garbage that gets dumped on almost every action movie.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:50 p.m. CST

    Fade in, fade out, fade in, fade out....

    by jimmy_009

    I can't wait till this horrible trend dies. Makes me want to scratch at my eyes. We get it, you have a fade in feature trailer editor guy. Restraint.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 4:59 p.m. CST


    by GulDucati

    He almost did, but the heart rate monitor went off and he stopped. Was with Liv Tyler.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 5:01 p.m. CST

    A bit cheesy, isn't it?

    by MovieGeekBlog

    ... Especially that "avenge" line at the end...

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 5:02 p.m. CST

    Yes Brad McGinty HAHA!

    by professor murder

    That was great

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 5:04 p.m. CST

    Don't forget jimmy_009

    by professor murder

    The first fade in always has to be a shot of a city too.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 5:06 p.m. CST

    Come on children

    by David Cloverfield

    Cap is a square, IM is a smartass and Thor finds them both hilarious with jolly viking laughter. That is how you write a scene for the Avengers. I don't know what else you want from an Avengers teaser? Thank god they don't spoil the best moments and money shots. Yes, it's a little Tony heavy, but if you bring in the most cash, you get the best lines. That's how the world is.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 5:08 p.m. CST

    Ditto fades cliche. Also, CmcBkMov fatigue kicking in.

    by Nerfee

    So many visual cliches, all blending together into a mush. Even expensive cmcbkmovs are now just collection of tropes like old musicals.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 5:11 p.m. CST

    True on the aspect change

    by professor murder

    The other Marvel films were shot on 2.35:1. I wonder why they switched this movie over to 1.78:1? In the end, it won't bother with my movie experience. I'll still enjoy it. It must be directors preference. Whedon has a larger ration of TV instead of film, which he's used to 16:9HD.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 5:11 p.m. CST


    by David Cloverfield

    I guess they do the Fade in Fade out thing during the build up part of trailers because they don't have enough footage ready. They do it to stretch out and put a bigger emphasis on the shots that they have. You work with what you have.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 5:11 p.m. CST

    What I've Wanted Since I Was 10 / Warners & Marvel

    by THX1968

    I fucking loved Captain America. Still, to this day, I am apeshit for Johnston's Captain America. It is a movie that I hope for every summer, but I never quite get what I want. Cap delivered. Thor delivered too. Fine, fun film with a great lead in Hemsworth (perfectly cast) and Portman was actually good. It was great to see Ol' Shellhead again too. Now, I fucking despised the shit pile that was Iron Man 2, but the first is one of my favorite movies, and if anyone can right the ship Favs almost sunk it is most certainly the great Shane Black. What the fuck is up with Favs, anyway? Cowboys and Aliens sucked too. Anyhoo, Whedon's Avengers looks like it is going to kick all kinds of ass, and it is exactly the kind of thing I wanted to see since I was 10 years old! I can't wait to see the Skrulls, and Ruffalo is going to be great as Banner/Hulk. Anyone who doesn't understand that this has serious potential to kick all kinds of ass really doesn't get movies. Despite the shittier Marvel flicks like Daredevil, FF, and their inability to produce a truly crowd pleasing Hulk, I appreciate how Marvel goes about their business. Unlike Warners that seems intent on reinventing the wheel with every super hero movie they make, thus fracturing a universe that could include Batman, Superman, et al, Marvel just wants to tell you a good story about these characters we all know so well. They really seem to be making the films how they want them to be without worrying about what the demographics say, because they already know their characters rock. As an example, I am increasingly concerned that Superman is going to be terrible, and not just because of Snyder. As awesome as Grant Morrison is, the current comics don't ring true to me as Superman. Not the Superman I've known all my life, anyway. Even though Amazing Spider-Man looks exactly like the kind of shit I'm talking about (have you noticed that no one is buzzing about that crap anymore), that's more Sony's doing than Marvel's. I still firmly believe that if Marvel obtained the film rights to Spidey, the first person they'd talk to is Raimi.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 5:14 p.m. CST

    re: rickscartoons - The reason people are ranting ...

    by Richard Welch

    @ lamerz: Well, that's a matter of opinion. I like don't. That's cool. There's a LOT of music that I think is crap... I just don't wish to waste my time or others going "blah blah band sucks".

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 5:14 p.m. CST

    studios just dont understand...

    by grupar dude

    how many times have we seen a line of cars blowing up in unison.. this looks like garbage, it looks like a series of action scenes and in between will be downey trying to hold up the film with some comic relief... I hope im wrong, but this is shitty trailer, looks like nothing more than another crappy action film

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 5:15 p.m. CST

    I'm going to wait until 2016

    by My best friend

    To see the remake /reboot

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 5:20 p.m. CST

    You can see Star Tower in the Manhattan sklyline.

    by JediRob

    Pretty cool...

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 5:21 p.m. CST

    Scar Jo was not first elsewhere...

    by carlotta_valdes

    Emily Blunt was originally cast to play the Widow (and she wanted to). I believe the deal was that she was contractually bound to that stupid ass Jack Black Gulliver movie at the same time Iron Man 2 was filming, and just couldn't do both. Sadly it's our I believe she would've been fantastic. That, and the loss of Norton are the two things that dampen this experience for me. Will still be there on opening day due to all the other good stuff involved though!

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 5:22 p.m. CST

    @the founder

    by mrm1138

    Yes, I understand that you said Bay should direct and not write, but you do realize that he constantly dictates things to go in his movies, right? There was that whole thing about how the wing suit sequence was in Transformers 3 simply because he saw them in a 60 Minutes segment and demanded the screenwriters force them into the script. Bay definitely leaves his fingerprints all over his films in more ways than just their visual appearance,--e.g., unfunny comic relief, offensive stereotypes, incoherent storytelling--and I don't want those fingerprints coming anywhere near a movie I'm actually interested in seeing.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 5:22 p.m. CST

    I'm gonna say it:

    by Ironhelix

    I miss Eric Bana as Bruce Banner.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 5:23 p.m. CST

    I'm also gonna say this:

    by Ironhelix

    Doesn't look all that great.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 5:24 p.m. CST

    Forgot about Emily Blunt

    by elsewhere

    Our loss indeed.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 5:26 p.m. CST

    Edward Norton

    by GulDucati

    So you go to the trouble of making 5 movies to lead up to the Avengers, but you cannot secure Edward Norton? Norton is a huge comic book fan. He's what made Incredible Hulk work, we all liked him, we all felt for him. I almost wish Avengers only had Hulk and no Banner in it now.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 5:26 p.m. CST

    People hating on this trailer

    by Chewbacca_Khan

    probably loved the Green Lantern trailer. We're getting an Avengers movie, people. Unless you were 13 when the Tobey Spider-Man came out, and therefore spoiled by the glut of modern super-hero films, then you have no business complaining. Especially about a teaser trailer.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 5:28 p.m. CST

    I though this was the Transformers trailer at first..

    by Tony

    we'll see how this turns out

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 5:32 p.m. CST

    The Dark Knight and The Amazing Spider-Man

    by elsewhere

    Only two comic book movies I'm looking forward to because the directors actually seem to get it. Still on the fence with Man of Steel.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 5:33 p.m. CST

    *The Dark Knight Rises

    by elsewhere

    We're not getting an edit button, are we?

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 5:36 p.m. CST

    Downey still sucks as Stark.

    by grendel69

    And I still say the Pyms belong in this film.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 5:39 p.m. CST

    A quick impression for you...

    by ClayMatthews

    I just watched this trailer on a thirteen-inch Dell monitor. Judging by the aspect ratio, color timing, and a bunch of other horseshit that I heard mentioned in a DVD commentary one time, I have decided that this film is homosexual - because calling things homosexual makes me giggle and because I want to get noticed by the Big Talk-Backers on this site. I will, however, go see it at the theater opening day and talk on my cell phone through the whole fucking thing.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 5:46 p.m. CST


    by theKRELL

    reg huh! might just as well carry around a placard that says 'catcher'. FYI, creepythinman is a CANADIAN!! So, therefore, you're attempt to belittle Americans as a means of making yourself feel. in some miniscule way, superior is innacurate. Whereas, you were born, are at present, and will be for the rest of your miserable existence........ A LIMEY COCKSUCKER!!! And yes, the line above is an adianoeta!!! Piss off, cunt! .

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 5:53 p.m. CST

    seriously: TRANSVENGERS trailer!

    by brightgeist

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 5:58 p.m. CST

    ninpobugei...wasnt talking to you

    by john

    but i love how atheists love to bring up santa claus when talking about religion a known myth created from the real person who used to do great works of charity and im not a a jew and i would like to note the millions who are running back to religion in the former ussr and in china...where its ok again to believe in god not that this was my point...i was pointing out that there is always a need for a super hero

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 6:09 p.m. CST


    by doczlove

    What's with all these cunts calling the music 'generic rock grunge'and shit how fucking old are you, 9?!!! Ever heard of The Fragile?!!!!!!! In context, this song is cool and it's NOT FUCKING GRUNGE!! They also used a track off it for the 300 trailer. Who gives a shit what music they use anyway, it's always cut up and edited to hell. This confirms my suspicion that the music taste of the generation behind me really is shithouse and it's not just me getting older. It would probably freak you out to know that when NIN started, there was no internet in your house either. And there were VCRs, and cassette tapes.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 6:14 p.m. CST


    by johnnyrandom

    ...hasn't been anywhere approaching good since the 90s. Promising trailer otherwise...

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 6:22 p.m. CST


    by poop


  • Oct. 11, 2011, 6:26 p.m. CST


    by mrm1138

    According to Marvel Studios, Norton was not asked to reprise his role because he was deemed too difficult to work with.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 6:28 p.m. CST


    by mrm1138


  • Oct. 11, 2011, 6:35 p.m. CST

    The only bummer is Ed Norton's not in it

    by MrEkoLetMeLive

    I was really jazzed for that idea I always had as a kid - that they'd use all the actors from each movie in a super team movie - to finally come true, but alas things went south with Ed Norton. Nothing against Mark Ruffalo, I'm sure he'll be fine, but it's a bummer that the continuity, at least in the sense of the actors portraying each character, has already fallen through. Other than that, this looks freaking amazing and I cannot wait.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 6:41 p.m. CST


    by BlaGyver

    That post is beautiful. I owe you a beer.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 6:45 p.m. CST


    by don

    You are the Rich Little of Talkbackers. If I close my eyes it's like an AICN troll is standing right there! Amazing!

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 7:05 p.m. CST

    When do we see The Skrull Army.

    by Phategod2

    How long before see the reported Skrulls.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 7:09 p.m. CST

    Listen up idiots who want this to fail

    by oisin5199

    "If this fails, we can be done with superhreo films." Hate to break it to you, but superhero films are not a trend. They are a genre. Comic books are a medium. So films based on comics are just as legit as based on novels, tv shows, or other media. So this ignorant rant that 'there's too many superhero films. I'm sick of superhero films. Waaaa' can suck it. You might as well say I'm sick of romcoms, I'm sick of space movies, I'm sick of sci-fi, I'm sick of spy films, I'm sick of horror films.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 7:19 p.m. CST

    fantastic 4 claymation

    by crazy4dragons13

  • with overweight Army guy holding his M-16 assault rifle as if what he's aiming at is either really small or far away. Other than that, Marvel is going to pull in shite-loads of money with this.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 7:29 p.m. CST

    Mark Ruffalo makes a much better Hulk then Norton

    by Titus05

    Norton might make the better David Banner by a small margin but overall Ruffalo is a big you don't have to deal with Norton's pissy on-set behavior

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 7:29 p.m. CST

    Telling it like it is

    by TinkerTIW

    The trailer isn't really doing it for me. Doesn't have that 'can't wait to see it' vibe like THE DARK KNIGHT RISES. This looks like it's gonna be on the level of THOR. Okay, but instantly forgettable.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 7:38 p.m. CST

    I now...

    by Goldfingah

    ...have to resist the temptation to watch this over and over again to dissect every little detail and make myself sick of it in the process. I really like what I see so far. Nice to see an ILM-rendered Hulk again, if only for a fraction of a second. I'm curious about the Paramount logo too; I thought this was officially Disney's baby by now...

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 7:39 p.m. CST

    Scarlett is totally miscast in this movie

    by D o o d

    her ass even looks big in one shot!

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 7:39 p.m. CST

    oisin5199, well said

    by Mattman

    It's hilarious that some people here claim the superhero genre is dead... after a lowbrow hero like Thor grossed $450 million this year.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 7:40 p.m. CST

    At any rate, can't wait for this and Dark Knight Rises

    by Mattman

    Should be a great summer next year. Not expecting much from Spidey, but maybe that'll turn out to be a pleasant surprise. Who knows.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 7:46 p.m. CST

    Impressed with Joss' direction

    by Jaster Mareel

    That was the absolute biggest risk of this entire production because until now the only thing ever to hit the theater that he directed was Serenity....and that wasn't directed very well. Prior to Serenity, the only thing to ever hit theaters with his name associated was Alien: Resurrection and Buffy the Vampire Slayer (staring Pee Wee Fucking Herman). Not good. But this looks pretty good. A couple too many up-angled shots which unfortunately reminds me of Battlefield Earth, but hopefully it just turned out that way in the trailer and the film is pretty normal looking. Nothing wrong with dynamic shots as long as they aren't confusing or make you woozy. Too many in a row causes both. I like Thor's costume and longer hair. He still has the potential to be the goofiest character so I hope it works out. And where the FUCK is Ant-Man goddamnit!?

  • Big haters in a suit of faggoty sarcasm. <p>This movie owns already and if you can't see it, I feel bad for you.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 7:48 p.m. CST

    Loki is the Joker for this movie...

    by zinc_chameleon

    and of course he is not physically threatening or imposting in the least; but he was ten steps ahead of everyone in Thor, and I'll be Whedon's script has Tony Stark puffing to keep up with the God of Mischief. People forget that the Joker in 'Dark Knight' was a puny little psychotic, and not Bane.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 7:51 p.m. CST

    Shame WB didn't have enough faith in Green Lantern to do it right.

    by HollywoodHellraiser

    Some decent writers and casting agents could've made that movie a blockbuster!

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 7:54 p.m. CST

    @tallboy6t6 (again)

    by mrm1138

    Just make sure that you hang on to your 3D glasses from some non-Sony movie before you go see Amazing Spider-Man, since Sony will stop providing glasses for their 3D movies. Chances are the theaters will make you buy your own.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 7:55 p.m. CST

    creepythinmanlives IS HATEPERSON!

    by xxonmill

    fuck you bitch and die! you were in front of me, I'd shit on your face! All other goo AICN er's carry on peeps!

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 7:55 p.m. CST

    creepythinmanlives IS HATEPERSON!

    by xxonmill

    creepythinmanlives IS HATEPERSON!

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 7:55 p.m. CST

    creepythinmanlives IS HATEPERSON!

    by xxonmill

    creepythinmanlives IS HATEPERSON!

  • Cautiously optimistic still because I find that Joss Whedon sucks. But hey, McG learned how to make a real movie after making bullshit so it's possible. Then again, that might not be the best example, McG is attached to all kinds of TV gold and Whedon's TV work is lame.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 8:08 p.m. CST

    also, I didn't know Kenan Thompson was playing a soldier in this.

    by JackSlater4

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 8:11 p.m. CST

    There was apparently nothing left in the budget for Thor's wig

    by JackSlater4

  • Ha! That's really funny (because it's true)! I have no idea why he stands out for me, but he just does.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 8:19 p.m. CST

    Not crazy about Ruffalo as Bruce Banner

    by seasider

    I would've preferred it if they just cast Eric Bana again.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 8:23 p.m. CST

    Re: Captain america and Thor are the R2D2/C3PO of the group

    by MakNeil

    Why all the Black Widow hate? And when is a woman packing some back a bad thing? Though, like anything else, you can have too much of a good thing, though that doesn't apply in her case. Scarlett Johansson is gorgeous, and curvy, like a woman should be as opposed to the waif-like models with barely any sign of breasts or arses.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 8:28 p.m. CST

    Enough with Norton

    by Sean

    He's awesome, but he's a notorious pain-in-the-ass on set, and his self rewrites wouldn't fly with Whedon or the team dynamic. he he hadn't quit/been fired before, he would have at some point in production. Ii don't care. Seriously, who cares about Bruce Banner, really? Also I like Scarlet, she's just a little shorter than I imagined Widow, too bad Favreau nixed her accent because she can definitely do Russian, and she has a very Eastern European look to her. I'm thoroughly excited, I see starts continuing to align in favor of this being something truly special, and the time has come for Joss Whedon to take his rightful place with the heavy hitters.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 8:30 p.m. CST

    @blagyver re: SPOILER info--some thoughts

    by batmancw

    Thanos would make a VERY unexpected yet cool choice, as he is one of the Dark Godlike "bad guys" of the Marvel Universe--think Darkseid if you are a DC fan. Easy to want to see, but difficult to pull off. That said, with the state of CGI these days, he'd be no more difficult than the Skrulls or the Frost Giants from Thor. And since these types of movies are dependent upon the villain being a credible threat, you cant go much bigger than Thanos. Interestingly, Odin DOES have The Infinity Gauntlet in his Weapons vault that is Guarded by the Destroyer (though we dont see it in the movie), and Thanos has acquired it on more than one occasion to take control of the universe. The six soul gems it holds are the essence of "God" split into 6 parts. Time will tell

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 8:36 p.m. CST

    Do you feel LOKI? Well do you, punk?

    by Zurge

    This talk back is just like the movie, a bunch of witty and wittier people bickering back and forth and in the end they agree to what they love most. I know a beautiful girl is taking me to see this so I don't have to pay one way or another. If they mess it up, here are the Nextwave (pun) of movies: ReAvengers (Like Re-do like Hulk). Avengers: First Class (Before Stark had facial hair). Avengers Origins: Iron-Man (with younger protagonist to capitalize on the kids), West Coast Avengers (word), Inhumans (all wearing business suits because apparently super hero costumes are lame) Runaways (younger, cooler, wittier) , X-Factor (The lesser Mutants) , Gen X (B-Class), New X-Men (Like super new ones), SHIELD (No budget needed), Marvel Knights (Could be rated R?), Young Avengers (Just because you need to know them more). So yeah, even if this spells DOOM, there will be more. And more.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 8:38 p.m. CST


    by john

    its bruce, you fucktwit

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 8:44 p.m. CST


    by NorthTronic

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 8:46 p.m. CST

    get a chick to take you like wildcard_comics....end of line.

    by NorthTronic

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 8:48 p.m. CST


    by ass clown


  • Oct. 11, 2011, 8:52 p.m. CST

    Observation RE: Whedon

    by jorson28

    Granted, I'm a DC guy and, even then, I mostly just read Batman stuff, so I'm NOT a comic book expert by any stretch of the imagination. However, I've seen the Marvel films and know what Marvel is trying to do and, particularly having seen this trailer - which isn't bad, imo, but underwhelming - I think I understand what's going on with the hiring of Whedon. This might offend some people, but I think Marvel's reasoning in hiring Whedon to both direct and, evidently, to rewrite the script is to continue keeping their films relatively inexpensive, if not outright cheap - at least compared to the average production costs of these types of films - AND - to simultaneously throw off the most obvious fanbase so as to at least keep their optimism and excitment up with the involvement of someone known for appealing to the same and generally picky audience. I've only seen a little bit of Whedon's work, but besides the Firefly movie, which bombed, I don't know what other big screen film he's directed - even on the indie level - if any. He's had a LOT of deals on projects that didn't go through, I think, most notably Wonder Woman, but my observation above comes also due to the fact that his hiring seemed a bit sudden and, in terms of a director that is both a potential fan-favorite and could make a decent product, he was probably one of a very small handful of choices once Iron Man's Jon Favreau declined to direct. I don't fault Marvel with wanting to keep the cost down. I think the cost of movies gets WAY too high nowadays, especially since so many high-paid stars seem to love coming out and slamming the rest of the country for embracing the capitalist system that facilitates their lifestyle. Plus, superhero films generally tend to do better when the heroes, themselves, are not played by big-name stars - Iron Man's Robert Downey, Jr. being a notable exception. In this case, though, given the material, its origins and the massive impact Stan Lee had not only on these characters and their creation (most of them, anyhow), but on comics, in general, I kind of wish it was all being treated with just a bit more reverence toward overall quality. I didn't really think Edward Norton was a BETER Banner/Hulk than Eric Bana, but I did applaud his casting because I felt it represented a respect for the material without doing what Ang Lee arguably tried to do, which was get around its pulp appeal in order to cloak it in a more artsy, semi-pretentious sensibility that just misses what the Hulk is all about for those that love his stories. In conclusion, consider how quickly this all came about. This is really Marvel's second successful string of hits in theaters, but the first started way back in 2000 with X-MEN - arguably before that with BLADE in 1998 - and didn't even begin to seriously wane until X3 in2006 and fade out with Spider-Man 3 in 2007. That's eight years of serious filmmaking with Marvel's characters that just seems to have been shucked after the success of Iron Man which, though good, seemed only to prove that they could exploit their properties far cheaper and still make a quick and hefty buck. I'm a firm capitalist, so that point doesn't bother me much, either. However, as indicated by some of the comments on this and other talkbacks, it's likely to backfire on them, maybe even before Iron Man 3 comes out in two years.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 8:54 p.m. CST


    by KilliK

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 8:54 p.m. CST


    by KilliK

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 8:55 p.m. CST


    by KilliK

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 8:55 p.m. CST

    Captain America and Thor... in the same frame!

    by master_of_realty


  • Oct. 11, 2011, 8:55 p.m. CST


    by KilliK

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 8:56 p.m. CST

    =is to continue keeping their films relatively inexpensive=

    by KilliK


  • BINGO.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:07 p.m. CST

    Re: =is to continue keeping their films relatively inexpensive=

    by MakNeil

    What does that mean? If I recall The Avengers is costing somewhere in the $230 million dollar ballpark, hardly what I could call cheap. Keep in mind that The Lone Ranger came in around $250 million dollars, and Universal cancelled that before Gore Verbinski and Johnny Depp reined in costs. Making movies is a business like any other, and the more successful businesses tend to be those that keep their production costs in line with reality. Marvel keeps a tight grip on the purse strings, which makes perfect sense. And in reference to a lot cars blowing up, so what? I hate to say this, but I get the feeling that there aren't any new and interesting ways to destroy inanimate objects that we haven't seen. That being said, what I am more interested in seeing is what caused the explosions, more so than the explosions themselves.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:16 p.m. CST

    This trailer makes my penis hard

    by Itchy

    Well, Scarlet Johannsen in tight black leather makes my penis hard ... but the movie looks pretty damn tight. Very much looking for it.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:42 p.m. CST


    by DrMorbius

    Don't you ever get tired of being a douche? We get it, you still have a hard-on for Stargate, doesn't mean you have to carry on like a 12 year old. Unless of course....

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:42 p.m. CST

    That restyles asshole brought up the atheist thing first

    by Mattman

    For some strange reason. Not sure what it had to do with anything.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:43 p.m. CST

    Cinematography by Meredit Baxter Birney's go-to guy

    by Autodidact

    Seriously, agree with Dixholster.. this looks like a damn TV movie. I'm sure it'll look better after some post.. but it's looking more like Iron Man 2 meets Fantastic Four than it does like Iron Man 1 meets Thor meets something new.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:46 p.m. CST

    Ohhhhhhhhhhhh yes!

    by Mr Nicholas

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 9:50 p.m. CST

    Loki's Plan

    by GulDucati

    At the end of Thor, Loki was sent thousands of years into the past and through space to a distant world far from the nine realms. On this primitive planet, Loki made himself the absolute God/ruler. He taught the primitive aliens Asgardian technology, and amassed a huge planet-sized army that worship and obey his every command. Finally, one day in 1944, another being passes through the portal into this world - the Red Skull! Interrogating the Skull, Loki learns of the cosmic cube, which of course belonged to Odin originally. Tracing the Skull's trajectory back to Earth, Loki is able to travel back to where the Skull came from - right over the Atlantic ocean. Now that he's here, Loki intends to take the cosmic cube and use it to bring his whole army here - first to conquer Earth, then Asgard and the rest of the universe...

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10 p.m. CST

    looking forward to this even moreso than batman

    by crazybubba

    big whedon fan but i hope he doesn't screw this up like he did Serenity. I'm worried he's a small screen not a big screen guy. He really knows and respects comics which means i'll see this movie no matter what. Tired of lame comic movies being made by lame directors like Singer and Favreau. yea i said Favreau. Iron Man was okay but 2 was horrible.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:03 p.m. CST

    fuck off hateperson

    by xxonmill

    go troll in hell

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:05 p.m. CST

    I Enjoyed Serenity...

    by MakNeil

    though I can't quite understand why it appears that so many people didn't. It corrected what I felt were pacing issues revolving around Firefly, and was laced liberally with humor and bravado. It worked for me, and can't wait to see what he Joss Whedon does with The Avengers.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:16 p.m. CST

    OT: James Cameron Wants to be the Opposite of George Lucas

    by justmyluck

    When Cameron was asked if any tweaks were made to TITANIC, a la George Lucas, Cameron responded, *George helps me with that. I see the example of what I don't want to do.*

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:18 p.m. CST

    No doubt I'll be seeing this, but

    by Transhuman

    I gotta admit I'm underwhelmed by that trailer. The main thing I fear is that I'm going to end up hating this movie because Whedon will ruin it with his snarky/sarcastic humor that seems to take up every other line of dialogue in anything I've seen by him. Small doses please, Joss. What the fuck kind of name is Joss anyway? What a prick.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:20 p.m. CST


    by KilliK

  • than a cinema movie.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:22 p.m. CST

    love the pacing in firefly

    by crazybubba

    and humor is seldom a problem for Whedon

  • There was supposedly something to do with werewolves, though I don't quite see where all that money was going either.

  • hole in the time-space continuum in all the parallel and alternate realities and multi-universes because of the sheer awesonemenss of his movie.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:31 p.m. CST

    Maybe Lone Ranger was going to have a giant robot spider

    by MCVamp

    I mean, that's gold.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:36 p.m. CST

    kilik, he's going to do that with Avatar 2

    by Billy_D_Williams

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:37 p.m. CST

    wait, Trent Reznor has sucked since the 90s?

    by Billy_D_Williams

    since when did taste in music dive so sharply?

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:40 p.m. CST

    Loki isn't physically threatening or imposing?? WTF???

    by The Founder

    Loki can indeed be dangerous. He's a master wizard and he if dicpicted properly in the film he should have a decent level of invulnerability and super strength. He is a god. He should be able to crush a human very easily. He looks to be much stronger when he throws Stark out of that window in the teaser.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:41 p.m. CST

    Guess I'm the only one

    by Teddy Artery

    who was not very impressed by the trailer? The scope feels very small and the computer graphics look obvious. Meh. Hoping for a good final product.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 10:43 p.m. CST

    Still prefer Edward Norton as Hulk.....

    by Punisherthunder

  • LIEMAX digital perhaps.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:01 p.m. CST

    OT: John Carpenter's THE THING: THE MUSICAL

    by justmyluck

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:07 p.m. CST


    by Noel


  • At Target? Because those damned atheists in the housewares department are really starting to piss me off. It's getting to where I can't even buy a decent cake pan without a frikkin' ontology lecture. Jerks.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:34 p.m. CST

    Embrace Change!

    by whatevillurks

  • If the threat is so dire, the film should have on some level a martial tone. The tone is the key and the biggest question mark.

  • Oct. 11, 2011, 11:46 p.m. CST

    The problem with James Cameron is...


    ...there's only one of him. If only he could clone himself and direct every action film. This Avengers trailer looks like a big budget TV movie. Thor, Cap and Xmen all looked more epic.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, midnight CST

    people actually hold Alien 4 against Whendon?

    by VermithraxPejorative

    That movie was a studio abomination and had little to do with what Whedon wrote. IF anyone actually gave Buffy or Angel the time of day, they would see his brilliance.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 12:05 a.m. CST

    it'd be great if this was the final super hero movie

    by Roger Moon

    Ever. Then we'd have something to look forward to. But no, they're going to shit these things out until their bowels run dry. And then they'll do it again. Glad there are hundreds of other kinds of movies and shows to check out, this shit is tired

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 12:15 a.m. CST

    ScarJo's there to give the movie the NotGays

    by textual

    Same reason Uhura and Spock made out in Trek. NotGays.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 12:40 a.m. CST

    trailer music

    by secracium

    whatever haters, that's a great track from NIN's The Fragile

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 12:52 a.m. CST

    Off topic: THE THING

    by BenBraddock

    It's released in 2 days yet I haven't seen so much as one review... WTF? I smell stink approaching..

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 1:13 a.m. CST

    I think Ruffalo is a good choice for Banner...

    by WeylandYutani

    but it is a shame that Marvel/Paramount could not get Norton back for the sake of consistency - they seem to have put so much effort into making several different character franchises dovetail into one film.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 1:18 a.m. CST

    NIN Music

    by Darren Dodge

    Trailer looked good and the music was perfect. NIN hate? What the fuck is the geek community becoming?

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 1:18 a.m. CST

    Brian Cox should have directed and done soundtrack

    by Ivan Mordo

    Then maybe this'd be worth a shit. But Scarlet does look pretty tasty.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 1:18 a.m. CST

    @spicymag well said

    by KilliK

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 1:21 a.m. CST

    THE THING on Rotten Tomatoes

    by BenBraddock

    To answer my own question: 2 Fresh, 2 Rotten

  • Go to the EW message boards and post that shit.

  • The "voice over during a sweeping shot of a major city with police sirens going off in the background" is the "In a world..." cliché of this decade's trailers. The cars exploding from below look exactly like movie special effects. I completely bought Captain America's costume in his own movie but here both he and Thor look pretty plastic & power-rangerish to me. I love RDJ's Tony Stark, Chris Evans' Cap and Samuel L. Jackson's Nick Fury. Almost everything else about this seems sort of dodgy to me.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 2:21 a.m. CST

    Why isn't this scope?

    by Winston Smith

    Wow... I just made myself a meganerd. But really, this kinda movie lends itself to scope, and ALL the other movies were scope. The last major superhero movies to be non-scope were Hulk and Spider-Man, and Hulk made sense with the editing of that film, and Spidey, it worked. But Avengers should be fucking 65mm and IMAX stock a la Chris Nolan's recent work.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 2:46 a.m. CST

    Well it's unanimous


    The subject of NIN sucking hairy dog sack is more interesting than the rest of the contents of this trailer. I'm getting a Fantastic 4 vibe here!

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 2:51 a.m. CST

    everyone bitching about the music

    by apersonofinterest

    have you forgotten, Iron Man from Iron Man?

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 3:28 a.m. CST

    That Avenge Line should NOT be used for marketing.

    by Zurge

    If we can't protect _____ you can damn sure we'll Avenge it

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 3:44 a.m. CST


    by Johnboy40

    I figure, looking at Loki's first appearance in the trailer, that he used his astral form to influence Selvig to build a primative version of the Bifrost to pull him out of the space around Asgard. Maybe that's used to get Thor when they realise that it's Loki causing all the ruckus. ( or maybe the bifrost has been rebult and heimdall gets namechecked as spotting loki on earth) as for johanssen's one fight move, maybe the stuntmen have got it into their contracts that it's the only one she knows....well, scarlett will put her thighs either side of your neck so her minge is mere inches away from your nose.....

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 3:53 a.m. CST

    The music?!...Who the fuck cares...

    by Master Bruce

    about the music?! a trailer yet? It's the fucking LIVE ACTION!!! Aye, verily, you shame yourselves as the fucking trolls you are!

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 4:08 a.m. CST

    Whedon's X Men and Firefly prove this will rock

    by Daredrummer

    Whedon's forte is character interaction. Even more than the good vs evil conflict, it's how the heroes interact with one another....which is why Avengers will rock. A story based off of Ultimates with Whedon's interactions....if you think that is a bad call then you SUCK.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 4:13 a.m. CST

    Actually....if you analyze his writing...well...

    by Zurge

    "You were made to be ruled, in the end it will be every man for himself" Wait, I thought we were made to be ruled (Totalitarianism, Monarchy, Dictatorship) in the end it will be every man for himself (Anarchy, Chaos, Scavengers)...Wow. This is good writing? "What do we do now?", 'We get ready'. Wait, didn't they get ready years ago with all those Marvel Movie tie ins? Oh yes, and that Avenge line...yuck. "Yeah like if we can't save The World Trade Center like, we'll damn sure Avenge it and stuff". We've seen stupid logic like that, and it's just dumb.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 4:17 a.m. CST


    by justmyluck

    I was trying to stay fresh on this and didn't watch the video, but the whole Apple trailers site is now decked-out in AVENGERS wallpaper, so that was that. They're obviously marketing it as a Downey Jr. vehicle, almost IRON MAN III, which isn't surprising. This is sacrilegious, but I would have shined The Hulk for this first AVENGERS movie. He'll be the only fully CG main character who's being played for yucks and, I dunno, whenever he's needed he'll keep getting angry? Hulk shifts AVENGERS into Marvel's X-MEN territory. Some shots of Nick Fury really look great. The trailer's rock music does feel like a lame attempt at being hip. As mentioned above, shooting digital in HDTV aspect ratio makes things look a bit TV-scale. I still have high hopes for this and will definitely be checking it out, if only for more of the Downey Jr./Evans/Hemsworth chemistry teased at in the clip.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 4:34 a.m. CST

    Whose weapon is that? Bottom right, 1:11

    by happybunni

    Doesn't really look like a bow, and it's got a glowing orb

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 4:47 a.m. CST

    NM. Looks like Loki's weapon

    by happybunni

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 5:11 a.m. CST

    I bet


    he's laughing at something else and they just spliced the trailer that way.

  • If this trailer came out, say, 5 years ago, everyone would have been SO excited. Now, it just looks like "another superhero movie." This will open big, and probably make a lot of money, but it won't be a mega-blockbuster. Dark Knight Rises will probably be the big winner this summer, but I doubt whether it will do as well (or be as good) as TDK. Further, I have the sinking feeling that when Superman creaks it's way into theaters in 2013, that people won't really care anymore. Just a feeling, of course, I may be wrong.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 6:11 a.m. CST

    Looks awesome

    by Pipple

    I don't get the criticisms. the angles the camera movements, all better than the mediocre damn near tv level crap from thor, iron man, and to some extent cap america. Looks and feels like a big epic film, which it should, and already outclass everything iron man 2 was trying to be, even Scarlett looks sexier... Finally evans actually evokes a sense of manliness more than he did or was trying to do desperately in Cap, not bad... not bad....

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 6:20 a.m. CST

    For the love of...

    by SED

    Half of you people will go see this movie and enjoy it. The other half of you people will go see it and bitch about how it doesn't live up to some arbitrary standard you've created in your diseased minds. Kinda like the responses to this trailer.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 6:32 a.m. CST

    Where is the Wasp?

    by Paul

    This will just be a bug, dumb movie without Wasp and Henry Pym.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 6:40 a.m. CST

    Scarlett Johansson is pathetic

    by Suskis

    Whatever movie she's in, she destroys it.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 6:48 a.m. CST


    by Lampers

    Looking forward to this, oh yes :)

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 6:51 a.m. CST


    by kwisatzhaderach

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 6:52 a.m. CST

    What the fuck?

    by kwisatzhaderach

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 6:52 a.m. CST


    by kwisatzhaderach

    When people actually see Snyder's Superman movie, that's when they won't care.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 6:55 a.m. CST

    They better not short-change the Hulk...

    by ganymede3010

    I want to see nothing less than total fucking destruction.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 7:19 a.m. CST

    Avengers Trailer and Nine Inch Nails...

    by Lacloake

    I am very happy in my pants right now...

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 7:44 a.m. CST

    Looks great to me!

    by D.Vader

    Music choice could be better, but it's not horrible. Here's to hoping we get a more dramatic trailer next time, maybe one that highlights each hero for the idiots in America who don't understand most of these characters got their own movie and now they're teaming up. And the Hulk actually looks like Mark Ruffalo! Cool! And nice witty banter from Tony. Love the look on Thor's face as he watches Tony and Cap bicker. Oh, and remember everyone bitching about the spy footage of the explosions in Cleveland and how they looked small and cheap? I think Joss and company just sokked you in the face.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 7:57 a.m. CST

    I hate Whedon dialog

    by bah

    He has a unique style, but he uses it for everyone he's ever written, when it should have been given to one character. The "green rage monster" line could have been uttered by any given character on Buffy. Hmm, could that be the real reason "Hush" is such a good episode?

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 8:24 a.m. CST

    Hulk Unlimited Strength!!!!!!

    by Bobby Stryker

    Agree with a lot of you - hope we get to see more Hulk than Banner in the style of the recent Avengers cartoons. I actually feel Ruffalo will probably be a pretty good Banner though. And of course, want to see feats of strength from the Hulk that have never been seen in a movie before!! I dunno - destroying an asteroid 2 times the size of earth with one punch! Saving the Avengers by lifting up a 150 billion ton mountain! Stopping a planet from ripping apart or stopping an earthquake with his hands. Or Doc Samson / The Leader and other scientists being unable to measure or find limits to his strength! Just some of his amazing feats from the comics =)

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 8:29 a.m. CST

    No "The Thing" reviews? It's opened overseas

    by Paulseta

    There's reviews around: Sounds "okay".

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 8:41 a.m. CST

    FWIW, Hulk DOES have a lot of action in this movie...

    by None_So_Blind

    I know someone involved in the mo-cap for Avengers, and I was told that the Hulk had an awful lot of scenes of kicking butt. However much of it winds up in the film is anyone's guess, but there was a lot of it done. To be fair, it sounded like Hulk whooping individual enemies, not smashing flying enemy battleships out of the air or some such... As to whether he does anything really Hulk-ish in terms of strength, I didn't hear anything about that - but then again, that doesn't seem to be something that requires a serious mo-cap effort.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 8:57 a.m. CST

    It's a teaser! T-E-A-S-E-R

    by zippetydodah

    And who gives a flying shit about the music? It wont be in the actual movie. How about this...let's all wait for the fucking movie to actually come out before we start criticizing the damn thing. I personally think it will be very good to awesome. It better be.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 9:04 a.m. CST

    Yes where are the shrinking/growing characters.

    by Autodidact

    Avengers without a shrinking/growing team member of lesser importance just feels incomplete. Plus think how awesome shrinking effects would be these days.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 9:06 a.m. CST

    QUINJET bitches!!!!

    by THEE Miracleman

    Looks slightly different, but it's there.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 9:06 a.m. CST

    The first hulk movie really nailed the Hulk's physicality

    by Autodidact

    Especially when he was running and leaping through the desert and fighting tanks. Looking back I even appreciate the bright shade of green they picked for Hulk's skin. He's not plant-coloured, he's more like Slimer from Ghostbusters.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 9:06 a.m. CST

    This trailer was awesome

    by SuperSaiyan2112

    Don't you fat fuckers enjoy anything out of life besides bitching about the soundtrack to a fucking movie trailer?!?!?! You talkbackers give fandom a bad name. UGH. FAT FUCKERS.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 9:08 a.m. CST

    My fav part

    by thalvar

    is Thor laughing at Iron Man's comment. It has that "Ha, take that, Cap" vibe to it.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 9:21 a.m. CST

    If they combine the first movie hulks movements with..

    by zippetydodah

    the second movie hulks appearance then what you have is an awesome movie hulk. Let's all hope this hulk will be awesome. We're all counting on you Joss "Lispy" Whedon.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 9:43 a.m. CST


    by bdhthx1138

    I have complained about this before but why must every action/sci-fi trailer over the past 10 years be produced the EXACT same way with no creativity what so ever? You know...the quick fade in and outs with bad music in the back ground?!

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 10:32 a.m. CST

    Now that I've seen the full trailer - much better feeling than the teaser

    by openthepodbaydoorshal

    And it made me realize, Whedon's strength is in groups. The Scooby gang in Buffy, the crew and passengers of Firefly, even Woody and Buzz and the collection of toys in Toy Story...Whedon excels when writing for a group of, this could be gooood.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 10:40 a.m. CST

    They're obviously holding back on Hulk...

    by jimmy_009

    ...for two reasons. A) they don't want to show -everything- and the Hulk (and a possibly rebooted one at that) is a good ace up their sleeves. B) The CG is still being worked on and they wisely didn't throw in a bunch of half finished shots for fans to rip to shreds.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 10:41 a.m. CST

    150+ opening weekend.

    by knowthyself

    300 over seas. I'm calling it. Total gross of 500 million world wide.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 10:54 a.m. CST

    Aspect ratio is OFF. This movie is shit!

    by Knobules

    Watched this in a room full of pals. We all agreed the aspect ratio was awful and now nobody wants to see it. Yeah everything else was great but that was a deal breaker. Stupid Hollywood stupidies!

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 10:55 a.m. CST

    Oh and the one theater freak in the room said it was "delicious"

    by Knobules

    And that is all that freak ever says.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 11:05 a.m. CST

    Am I the only one who loves ScarJo?

    by Sanyi

    Really??? Okay, she's not a topclass actress but she's kinda talented. And smokin' hot.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 11:06 a.m. CST

    bdhthx.. why trailers all look the same

    by Autodidact

    Because trailers in the 90s became competely outsourced and controlled by marketing people. There has been a feedback loop for years that has now culminated in all trailers being the same. It's a self-amplifying feedback loop. Marketing people are TERRIFIED of doing anything original. They do focus groups to find out what attracted people to prior movies. Over time, as more and more trailers looked like this, that's increasingly all that people saw, and thus all that they reported as having attracted them in focus groups. Most of the problems with our civilization and our species as a whole come from self-amplifying feedback loops in our depersonalizing systems.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 11:15 a.m. CST

    Robert Downey Jr helps ground the movie, and bring it back to Earth

    by Bobo_Vision

    He's the one factor that might make the movie decent.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 11:31 a.m. CST

    lol what

    by tradeskilz

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 11:32 a.m. CST

    What's up with the non super gay archer and scar-jo?

    by tradeskilz

    Are they the team mascots or something?

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 11:33 a.m. CST

    Dr. Banner...

    by stvnhthr

    I'm a huge fan of how you look like a totally different actor every time I see you.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 11:35 a.m. CST

    Can Scarlet be digitally replaced with one of the new Charlie's Angels?

    by Michael Lunney

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 11:58 a.m. CST

    Norton ≠ Humility

    by HyphenatedWords

    Oh yes, that's right. I know my keyboard shortcuts.<br> <br>Norton was so proud of himself for being Bruce Banner than I only thought, "He's acting, he's acting, look at him thinking he's such a perfect Bruce Banner, he's acting" every time he was on screen. His performance screamed through the fourth wall.<br> <br>I, for one, think they picked the right man to turn into an enormous green rage monster. Ruffolo will bring humility to the role that's been sorely lacking.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 11:59 a.m. CST

    lol stvnhthr

    by VoiceOfSaruman

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 12:01 p.m. CST

    This will put the final nail in the coffin that is Whedon's career.

    by Volllllume3

    Can't wait!

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 12:25 p.m. CST

    I fear Hawkeye and/or Black Widow save the day

    by Domi'sInnerChild

    Can Whedon control himself? He loves to have the weakest character be the hero in the end. On the other hand, wouldn't it be cool if he killed off one of the Avengers 10 minutes into the movie? You know that's his MO as well.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 12:29 p.m. CST

    The Avengers and NIN I am already in line.

    by SID 8.0

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 12:35 p.m. CST


    by GulDucati

    Awesome. They could not have picked a more non-Norton looking guy who isn't like a completely different race or a woman.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 12:36 p.m. CST


    by KilliK


  • Norton was a very credible, but dull as dirt Banner. Ther is PLENTY more they can do with the character, including giving him some kind of idiosyncracy (sp?). The character has issues even when hes not turning into a green behemoth. Norton being completely decent and normal is fine, but adds nothing to Banner beyond "Hey I'm a normal decent persona of this nondescript actor named Ed Norton!" Just move on is all im sayin.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 12:57 p.m. CST

    Avengers/Whedon>Nolan/Batman PREDICTABLE

    by j2talk

    more excited about the Avengers film than the next batman, if for nothing else then to see something new on the screen, I liked TDK, but really, EVERY "twist" in the film could be seen coming a mile away....

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 12:58 p.m. CST

    Are Favs, Paltrow, Portman et al on board?

    by DoctorWho?

    Not that it matters much.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 1:01 p.m. CST

    This Movie should be at least 3 hours long...

    by Lacloake

    ...and 2 of those hours should be just Hulk smashing shit up...

  • I think they're kept around to fetch coffee and administer neck rubs for the team.

  • If you listen closely you can hear Nolan laughing in an evil smug he edits his TDKR trailer for December. RDJ "If we can't save this mooovie, we'll average out at least 5 mill; each based on 10% returns from merchandise and bluray sales. I mean Avenge it, WE WILL AVENGE IT!!!"

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 1:05 p.m. CST

    Just make the character chemistry good.

    by DoctorWho?

    Filming action is easy compared to the art of balancing character relationships, dialogue, humor etc. That snippet of Thor laughing at Stark's wise-cracking to Rogers is hopefully the tip of the iceberg.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 1:05 p.m. CST

    Gotta keep morale high ;)

    by Mattman

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 1:08 p.m. CST

    sanyi, most men with a dick like Scarlett

    by Mattman

    In fact, it's a good test of whether or not your dick works. That's right... most talkbackers have no dick.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 1:17 p.m. CST

    No one was more disappointed than me about Norton's departure

    by Blanket-Man

    But it was announced OVER A YEAR AGO! Let it go!!! Of all the Avengers, even including Hawkeye and Scarlet Witch, the actor playing Banner is the most replaceable. The Hulk - who is the actual super-hero/Avenger, NOT Banner - is a completely separate CGI creation, and must always be so. He's not Norton or Bana in a costume. For that reason, I see no point in Ruffalo's role being much more than an extended cameo.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 1:27 p.m. CST


    by GulDucati

    It's not make-believe, it's real. They put cameras strategically around New York and captured the real Avengers fighting the real Loki. Coming soon is the Hawkeye sex tape.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 1:27 p.m. CST

    Oops, I meant Hawkeye and Black Widow...

    by Blanket-Man

    ...not Scarlet Witch. Which made me realize that it would've been much cooler has *Scarlett* Johannson been cast as the *Scarlet* Witch, huh? For one, thing Wanda's costume is a lot sexier, IMO...

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 1:28 p.m. CST

    LOL @mattman

    by GulDucati

    ...and a very good point indeed.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 1:30 p.m. CST


    by GulDucati

    It will be 3 hours long, probably Hawkeye's flashbacks, B-story, and action scenes taking up 2 hrs, 45 mins of it.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 1:38 p.m. CST


    by GulDucati

    Good point, there should actually have been no Banner in this movie. Just Hulk. they could've said that at the end of Incredible Hulk, Banner decided to control the Hulk by "becoming" him forever.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 1:38 p.m. CST

    i can see Scar Jo as Dazzler maybe.

    by dahveed1972

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 1:38 p.m. CST

    Scar Jo as Invisible Woman

    by GulDucati

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 1:39 p.m. CST


    by KilliK

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 2:10 p.m. CST

    do any of you actually know how trailers are made?

    by oisin5199

    I can't believe people are complaining about the juxtaposition of actor's lines as some evidence of bad writing. You do know that trailers cut together lines and images from different points in a scene or different scenes altogether, don't you? You don't know what the lines actually are in the movie, or their context. Just like you have no idea if Thor is actually laughing at the 'genius, billionaire, philanthropist' line or something else entirely. Remember in the Captain America trailer when one of the commandos asks Cap if he "knows how to use that thing" and he sneeringly scoffs? That never happened in the movie. He was scoffing at something Red Skull said. See, it's called editing. Anyone who judges dialogue and how shots are cut through a trailer are dumbasses. Trailers are for promotion - they go for the lines that can easily be taken out of context, the ones with punch. They hardly ever make sense. And no, there is absolutely no evidence, beyond talkback whiners, that the popularity of superhero films is waning. Frankly, my only criticism is I wish they had kept the 'some assembly required' tagline, cuz that was kinda funny. Oh, and Serenity didn't bomb. It underperformed, but it didn't bomb. It made money, but enough to warrant a sequel, in Universal's eyes. And most of the time, people wouldn't say it 'looked like a tv show' if they didn't know that Whedon worked in tv and Firefly was a tv show. Just the usual irrational Whedon-hate.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 2:14 p.m. CST

    and the complaints about Black Widow and Hawkeye

    by oisin5199

    are completely inane, especially if you've ever picked up a comic. The whole point of them being on the team is for wetworks and espionage. They get in and out for surveillance, or for operations that need to be done quickly and quietly, under the radar. That's why they're SHIELD agents. You don't send in Captain America, Thor or Iron Man (let alone the Hulk), if you want quiet. It's really not that hard to figure out.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 2:26 p.m. CST

    Think about this for a second...

    by TheCAT7225

    Back in '89 (God, I'm old) we saw DC bring to life its strongest character. From that moment on, we comic geeks dreamed of our other heroes getting the serious big movie treatment. Marvel has not only cranked out close to a dozen super-quality films but its combining 4 of its biggest into a film that will arguably be the most talked about summer flick of 2012!!! Whether its good or bad, its not going to be horrible (I'm banking on this movie being something special btw). Complain and nitpick all you want but for CRYING OUT LOUD!!! WE'VE COME A LONG WAY from Dolph's Punisher, direct to .99 rental Fantastic Four, Italian Red Skulls, and made-for-TV Hulk team-up shows. Can you just enjoy it for what its worth?!?!? People, its not going to get better than this!!! Accept it, revel in it, and HAVE SOME FUN WITH IT!!!

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 2:28 p.m. CST

    @ thecat7225

    by lead_sharp

    Bravo sir, bravo!

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 2:31 p.m. CST

    Coulson My Ass -- Where's Jasper Sitwell?

    by rbottoms

    They bring back Whiplash but not SHIELD's best Jasper Sitwell?


  • Oct. 12, 2011, 2:57 p.m. CST

    by Michael

    I WANT to like this movie, and I WANT it to be good, and I can't envision a scenario where I won't see it (in theater), but I do have doubts. Ruffalo is no Norton, and that's not his fault. I'm one of those who thought Norton's portrayal of Banner was "spot on", as the kids say, so spot on that I'm having trouble with someone else as Banner now. And Ruffalo just seems like a strange choice; looks nothing like the doc, and is way too inherently macho to pull off the role convincingly. I never really associate the Black Widow with the Avengers that much. Yeah, she's been a member but seldom during any memorable runs and honestly, it always seemed like "wth" is a superspy rubbing elbows with Thor for? Hawkeye, I'll give powerless mortal with a gimmick...OK...but not two. I don't recall Stark being such a jokester in the comics. Probably a bit of Downey dripping in, but that trailer exchange seems like they're setting up Stark to be the "Sawyer" (with all the good lines) to Cap's "Jack" (the leader with the thankless role of being serious) and the butt of a lot of jokes. Hawkeye should be the jokester, and Stark and Cap should be equals with not a lot of tension. Thor can e hotheaded, Hawkeye's a rogue, and the Hulk is so unpredictable that it doesn't make much sense for him to be on a team at all really, so you really don't need more manufactured conflict with Cap/Tony. Too bad that Giant Man and the Wasp couldn't be here, but they were probably hard to market. I'll miss them, nonetheless. Whedon is good with dialogue, I loved Buffy, thought Firefly was OK with potential (kills me when people list it as one of the great sci fi shows ever with just 13 episodes made...was it THAT GOOD, THAT QUICK?), and he's a good storyteller but he's had some bombs too. Loved his XMen run, so I do have hope. We shall see.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 3:03 p.m. CST

    So in the second Avengers movie...

    by templesweeper

    (and I think it is safe to assume there will be a second movie, as this film will make a HUGE amount of money regardless how good or bad it is)....I am assuming they will add one or two team members. Who should it be? The only two founding members not in the Avengers movie are the Wasp and Ant Man. Though, to be fair, they're kind of lame superheroes, though they have an interesting relationship (Hank aka Ant Man was abusive to Janet aka The Wasp). I think they need another female on the team. So think Spider-Woman or Ms. Marvel would make the most sense. Spider-Woman is really popular right now. But mostly because of her costume. I don't know that that would translate well to the screen, and I think Sony might have a problem with a Spider-Woman, since they own the rights to Spider-Man. Of course, there is really no relation to the two characters other than their names, but still....could be a bit of a legal issue there. So my guess is they will go with Ms. Marvel, but she's basically Thor without the hammer. I suppose they could do Mockingbird since she hooks up with Hawkeye, but she doesn't have any powers and that would be just like Black Widow. If they just decide to add another guy they'll probably do Black Panther or Luke Cage. Maybe Iron fist. Namor would be cool too, though he might get his own movie. Enough geeking out.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 3:09 p.m. CST


    by GulDucati

    Wasp for sure. Short hair cut and giant freaking hooters!

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 3:14 p.m. CST

    Samuel L.

    by GulDucati

    Too much dialogue or screen time for SLJackson (where he's not playing a complete psycho) is not a good thing - SW Prequels anyone?!

  • Problem with the Star Wars prequels is they were written by George Lucas.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 3:18 p.m. CST

    And Jackson rocked in Jurassic Park

    by Mattman

    Hold onto your butts.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 3:25 p.m. CST

    Jessica Drew Spider-Woman

    by the Green Gargantua

    I love her.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 3:41 p.m. CST

    trailer makes me a little nervous

    by smudgewhat

    hope it's good.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 3:55 p.m. CST


    by KilliK

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 4:22 p.m. CST


    by logosicon

    Thor's hammer against Cap's shield. The fuck, dude, the fuck.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 4:40 p.m. CST

    I just can't wait to see another VILLAIN TEAR UP A STREET!!! oooh, scary!

    by madmaximustdie

    So there's a 'street fight' in IM1, THOR, HULK, TRANSFORMERS, GI JOE and any number of other action movies and after watching these movies several times each, I've seen heroes in a street standoff with BIG VILLAINS like some 20 times!! So now, the mother of all Marvel movies gives me the same fucking thing?!?! Trailer makes a big deal of not showing us who they're looking up at but, at this point, who the hell cares? WHERE IS THE CREATIVITY, WHEDON???

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 4:50 p.m. CST

    When does Black Widow start fucking Capt. America?

    by scriptgirl_nipples

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 5 p.m. CST

    Fucking hipster douchefish Whedon.

    by SierraTangoFoxtrotUniform

    I really hate his "witty" lines. Captain America asking Stark who he is without the suit is just a shitty excuse to elicit some laughs. Reminds me of that shitty Alien Resurrection with the tongue in cheek "humor".

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 5:05 p.m. CST

    For anyone mentioning aspect ratios and scope...

    by logosicon

    Whedon has never shot with anamorphic lenses. He has shot spherical and matted to an aspect ratio of 2.35:1 format (for Serenity). There is a difference. Marvel movies anamorphically TRUE are Blade (1) X-Men (1,2,3) Elektra Incredible Hulk Thor Spherical movies matted to 1.85 or 2.35:1 are The Punisher 1989 (1.85) The Punisher 2004 (2.35:1) The Punisher: War Zone (2.35:1) Spiderman (1.85) Spiderman 2,3 (2.35:1) Hulk (1.85) Daredevil (2.35:1) Ghost Rider (2.35:1) Fantastic Four (2.35:1) Iron Man (2.35:1) Captain America (2.35:1) The Avengers (1.78) 1.78 (HDTV) and 1.85 (35mm) are fairly similar.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 5:15 p.m. CST

    Did not like that trailer.

    by gotilk

    Lotsa 'splosions. A few good lines. Not much else. Don't get me wrong, I'll get in line. And I expect it to be a great film. But it was a shitty trailer.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 5:22 p.m. CST



    You people have terrible tastes if you don't like NIN and their Fragile album. Generic rock sound? Please...

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 5:32 p.m. CST

    Keanu Reeves should play The Vision...

    by Rebel Scumb

    for the sequel. Perfect casting in my books

  • Hope he does and gets another academy award. Dipshits.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 5:34 p.m. CST

    damn right Killik

    by Rebel Scumb

    I don't believe in much, but I believe in ScarJo

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 5:36 p.m. CST

    Tell is what your really think thargojdksjefiusefkjshfksejf.

    by UltraTron

    I guess the key to saying something stupid as fuck and then getting away with it is to have a 20 character long indecipherable bullshit name

  • Hulk looks flawless- his eyes are great. Sam Jackson IS Nick Fury now. I'll take him over hasslehoff any day. And of course perfect tits is in it. This is Marveliscious

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 5:42 p.m. CST

    and when I say it was a shitty trailer....

    by gotilk

    (in spite of the fact that I think it'll be a great film) it had nothing to do with the choice of music. Matter of fact, I want that version of the track now. I think SOME of NIN is right on the edge of being very dated, but much of it I think is pretty timeless (especially Downward Spiral).

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 5:44 p.m. CST

    I prefer 1:85.

    by UltraTron

    Taller is better. Jurassic Park still feels bigger than King Kong because the screen is taller. You can't fucking see action off to the sides when sitting close enough to make the screen really tall. CinemaScope was a ploy to get people out away from their tvs. Now you can fuck off. 1:85 is a perfect ratio in my humble opinion. Good enough for the beard- good enough for me

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 5:48 p.m. CST

    But I really don't care anymore.

    by UltraTron

    My screen is 15 feet tall. Holy fuck it's great. Makes you want to watch everything ever made over again. And you will. Your screen must be over 150 inches to appreciate movies in the home. My friends is only 106 inches. It bores me in comparison. Over 150 is just like being at the movies

  • I think that's what she said

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 6 p.m. CST

    @dbcooper, I agree; the music is awesome!

    by MorganRoss

    I hate the fact that the people on this site can be so sycophantic when it comes to Oscar winners, but will hate them when it comes to a piece of music that they don't recognise! We're in this together now? How could that not be a perfect song for superhero collaboration? People need to chill the fuck out and let a guy that has WRITTEN FOR MARVEL do his thing!

  • We'll see won't we? Oh, and the trailer music is actually quite good. Suggest an "improvement" or STFU whiners. You just want to know that others are reading your e-bitching to justify your existence, otherwise.

  • But it's not a deal breaker either way for me.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 7:35 p.m. CST

    And 1:33 just feels constrictive

    by Mattman

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 7:51 p.m. CST

    No one's gonna read a comment this far down the page.

    by Viewer 3

    But if I have to see another assumed female "badass" landing on the ground in slow motion in an horribly exaggerated three-point-stance while whipping her hair back in slow motion, I'll probably... well, I probably won't do anything but just roll my eyes and sigh, but seriously. The cheese factor of what studios think is "cool" has really gotten out of control over the past decade.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 8:04 p.m. CST

    Re: Ultra

    by SK229

    15 fucking feet? Can I ask what type of projector you recommend? Is it a special screen? How much does a 15' screen cost? I gotta get a set-up like that one of these days... By the way... I loved the 2.35 vs. 1.85 discussion because I've been planning on shooting a high budgeted sci-fi short (calling card type of thing) and was agonizing over trying to shoot anamorphic 2.35. I do like 2.35, especially for sci-fi, but I also feel that it's kind of overdone once again... and not really in a good way, it's not like we suddenly got a rash of great films shot in 2.35, it's like EVERY FUCKING THING is 2.35 now, including every stupid indie film shot on the Red with lots of lens flares (also overdone, better to avoid doing it)... anyway, I started to think my film might stand out by being shot in 1.85, which is easier with the camera that I have. Even just shooting some footage of one of our practical alien puppets (we're mixing practical and digital), the intimacy that you get in 1.85 is better for this film (it's about alien abduction... attempting to elevate that type of material). With 2.35, there's this intellectual distancing effect, especially with today's lenses and cameras... everything is so stylized when shot anamorphic or 2.35 these days, I almost wonder if they still know how to create intimacy with the actors and the environment in that format. Either way, I really think that even if you manage to do it right and get the feeling of Alien or CE3TK because of the acting, realistic lighting, etc., you're already behind the curve because it's been done to death in recent years.

  • to cater to the fact that most people have huge HD tvs in their homes now anyways and I agree, that 1:85 is much more intimate and also makes the big stuff seem taller, where as 2:35 just works with big landscape shots and whatnot

  • She a pretty actress and nice to look at too. I don't see the problem with her casting. Black Widow? Really? When did the BW character become an iconic character where casting is important. I've got no problem with BW in the comics but she is and always will be a 3rd string character.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 8:33 p.m. CST

    sk229 good luck with your project!

    by Rebel Scumb

    and because this is AICN the land of bitter assholes, I just want to clarify that was actual encouragement and not snide sarcasm

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 8:38 p.m. CST

    agreed the founder

    by Rebel Scumb

    Scarlett Johanson the sex symbol has very little competition on my books, scarlett johansson the actress, while maybe not meryl streep, certainly turns in more interesting work then most starlets her age. I swear that 80% of people on this site aren't happy with anything, no matter what it is. Or maybe they're just spoiled. Personally I just keep rewinding my brain back to 1997, Batman and Robin coming out, and realizing that I never would have in a million years dreamt we would get comic book movies as good as: -X-men, X2, Xmen firstclass -batman begins + the dark knight -Iron man, Incredible Hulk, Thor, Capt America -The raimi spiderman films etc

  • Seriously people stop looking for shit to bitch about

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 8:51 p.m. CST

    Re: borisdoris

    by MakNeil

    What makes you think that Asgardians are stupid? Why wouldn't they know what a billionaire is? Sure, they might not care, but the concept isn't likely to be beyond them. And it wouldn't matter what "Odin" knows, considering that Thor was actually present. Yeah, it was kind of douchy to point that prior point out, though if you're going to me critical, you can at least get the characters right.

  • I like all kinds of Comics and Manga, same goes for Films and TV Series, but the constant is my acceptance to the obvious. Coming here is discouraging because people neglect facts, resolve to name calling, and defend their favorites like fans of Palin; with anger and frustration. Not quite Tea Baggers, but it's getting close. I can see why Marvel Fans are cocky, this year had 3/4 Marvel Super Hero movies, and the fanboys went nuts. However, the mainstream media saw it, as a lackluster summer, with said Marvel "MEGA HITS" not doing Spider-man or Batman numbers. Even Green Lantern did 30 million less than X-Men First Class, based off this site one could have judged the movie to be this Year's Electra, but then again audiences have a sense of common sense and are not bound by fanaticism. Fanboys will claim these Marvel hits were great and box office means nothing. Below, is a list that's mostly neglected in this site, but I don't blame the staff for lack of objectivity. This chart combines Box Office and Reviews by Users and Editorial Staffs: (Top Five: 2 DC Comics & 3 Independent Comics based Films. Top Ten: 2 Marvel Comic-based Films) This is not surprising to me, if one looks at both companies it's clear which one wanted the 4 billion dollar sell-out of all its characters and which one made 1-billion dollar film based one single character. Greed? You judge. All I know is that one company makes me feel like I'm dating a nerdy girl who is boring, geeky, and once in a while really hot and loves me amazingly, while the other feels like the town's MTV-girl who dates everyone and pleases everyone. Lately, the nerdy one got a make over and I hear she's very intellectual and damn hot. When it comes to making films based on these two companies, I feel competition is healthy but not to the point of polarizing the fans into Tea Baggers vs Occupy movements. If you study the history of both, you realize both have their moments and horrible films. The problem is saying things like "IN WHEDON WE TRUST" or "FUCK NOLAN". Because facts show Whedon is Atheist and blind-faith offends him, and Nolan has the best Reviewed/Profitable Oscar worthy film. My girl is taking me to see this, and I won't pay for it. Therefore I will be more inclined to give it a better review. Otherwise, I feel bad for the True Believers, because it's good to question.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 8:58 p.m. CST

    Bunch of Haters

    by WASPFAN

    Guys it is a pretty good trailer. First joss only wrote AR. He also wrote toy story. Serenity is now in the profit range of around 20 million with DVD sales. Firefly has sold more season sets than any tv show. Buffy/angel was classic tv. Dollhouse was so damn deep that no one got it. Joss is an amazing creator and his wonder woman script was very jms ww. So keep it up haters... Remember it is only a movie and it seems you guys are picking on bullshit like nin songs... Frack it... I will see this first weekend.

  • So the clashes here are inevitable. I just don't like it when it's childish, racist, sexist or plain dumb. Just leave the rest of comics creators out of this, and discuss facts. Joss Whedon's failures are his failures alone. If a grown man can't stop blaming everyone else for his accountability then he should make better quality work instead. The fact his fans apologize and feel the need to lecture us on why he is not to blame is beyond pathetic like watching Bankers not take blame for the 2008 economic crisis and blaming us for not having money to invest. His successes should be praised and hailed, but not at the expense of the numerous wonderful team of people that work with him and for him. I for one want to see a good Avengers movie, because as independent creator it means more people are interested in comics. But when fans praise his writing, and one looks into the lines of dialogue in the Preview... "You were made to be ruled, in the end it will be every man for himself" Wait, I thought we were made to be ruled (Totalitarianism, Monarchy, Dictatorship) in the end it will be every man for himself (Anarchy, Chaos, Scavengers)...Uh...contradictory. "What do we do now?", 'We get ready'. Wait, didn't they get ready years ago with all those Marvel Movie tie ins? Oh yes, and that Avenge line...yuck. "Yeah like if we can't save The World Trade Center, so like, we'll damn sure Avenge it and stuff". We've seen stupid logic like that, and it's just horrible.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 9:33 p.m. CST


    by Blanket-Man

    Speaking of the inevitable AVENGERS sequel: What if they introduce Ultron, but make him a creation of Tony Stark, still leaving Ant-Man/Hank Pym off the team? Cuz otherwise I'm afraid we'll have to wait til AVENGERS 3 for Ultron. If AVENGERS 2 introduces the Pyms, it wouldn't pack the dramatic wallop if he creates Ultron that soon...

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 10:29 p.m. CST

    it's just a teaser (hopefully)


  • Oct. 12, 2011, 10:31 p.m. CST

    Re: wildcard_comics

    by MakNeil

    I think you're misinterpreting that particular line from the trailer. When Loki says: "You were made to be the end it will be every man for himself," it isn't contradictory because what he's saying is that Man (generally speaking) is too weak to defend itself against the forces at his command–which by definition means that the efforts of anyone aligned against him will result in failure, which leads to, both literally and figuratively, a breakdown of society, armies and of the groupings that bind us, like family. So we are indeed alone. Along against the power at his command, and helpless to do anything against it. It's actually a quite clever line.

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 10:57 p.m. CST

    So does Warmachine show up somewhere too?

    by Johnno

    He might as well...

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 11:14 p.m. CST


    by MattDomville

    The team doesn't seem very well balanced. A comic on the subject:

  • whose sole purpose is to entertain. You come off as some blow hard douche who's in love with his own bullshit. You must bore the fuck out of your blow up dolly, huh? - Girlfriend, my ass!

  • Oct. 12, 2011, 11:53 p.m. CST

    Fuck Ultron.How about Ultimo?

    by KilliK

    Or even better how about an amalgamated Ultron-Ultimo? Make it like the Robot episode from Dr Who. Ultron replaces his metallic body with a new indestructible adamantium alloy,Tony tries to destroy it by using a device based on vibranium but instead that turns Ultron into a gigantic,more powerful robot, the Ultimo. The Avengers cant beat Ultimo because he is too powerful and invincible for them,but then you have an unexpected appearance by Giant Man who tries to stop Ultimo.A marvelous clash between a Robot Giant and a Man Giant ala Godzilla style evokes which ends with Giant-Man defeating Ultimo with the help of the Avengers. Then Giant-Man transforms into Hank Pym who then explains to the Avengers that he was the creator of Ultron. He was inspired by Tony's armor and its great potential, but he thought that such a powerful technological weapon should be operated by an emotionless machine than a human who can make mistakes and use it for evil purpose. So he created an Iron Man type armor which was controlled by an AI of his own making. (maybe Hank Pym had co-worked with Tony to create the Jarvis Ai in the movies?) Pym named this new sentient armor Ultron,but later it become too intelligent and turned against its creator and the world.Pym seeing the terrible mistake that he he had made,decides to stop Ultron no matter the cost. While the Avengers where hunting down Ultron,who had revealed his plans to the world to destroy/conquer it,Pym is working hard in his second project: the Giant-Man serum which,like the Hulk serum, is based on Cap's super-soldier serum (maybe Pym is working for the army,for General Ross) Finally he manages to perfect the serum just in the nick of time when Ultron transforms into Ultimo,and he uses it into himself while knowing that it might die from the process of the transformation.But the serum is success,he becomes Giant-Man and he defeats Ultron/Ultimo. The Avengers after hearing his story,they decide that,despite his mistake of creating Ultron,he is a brave hero who was willing to even sacrifice himself in order to redeem for his mistake,and since he defeated Ultron,he proved his worthy. So the Avengers welcome him as the new member of their team. After Credits: we see Pym beating his bitch wife WASP while being drunk because of his qualms for creating Ultron and costing the lives of hundreds of people.THE END.

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 1:07 a.m. CST


    by mr teaspoon

    a) That Loki line sounds like pieced together dialogue. It's there to sound cool. I do agree that it doesn't make sense when arranged that way, I just don't think it's one scene. Ditto with 'we get ready'. There are a billion contexts for that phrase. This is what trailers do. They aren't meant to be picked apart. This is 'oh, OK, bad guy going to cause chaos, Samuel L Jackson is in charge of getting ready to fight him'. b) Do I really need to touch 'Yeah like if we can't save The World Trade Center, so like, we'll damn sure Avenge it and stuff'? Hardly a 9/11 allegory.

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 1:19 a.m. CST

    Reply to tompiltoff

    by Zurge

    A) Joss Whedon himself actually trashed Tim Burton's Batman Returns based on a line from Catwoman to Penguin 'We need to destroy what matters to him the most' which he replied "You mean frame him?" from the trailer. I say, likewise, except for such a highly regarded writer; know how to edit your dialogue. Even in the trailer. The get ready thing, yes, it's overkill, and we've invested so much money already. B) Actually yeah, because the team is based off NYC. And 911 showed us what true heroes are. Not some pathetic useless group who can't save it but just avenge it.

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 1:32 a.m. CST

    Anyone not excited by this trailer

    by KinjoAlcoholicNinja

    Needs to turn in their geek card. This looks fucking outstanding.

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 1:37 a.m. CST

    Reply to amadeo zeller

    by Zurge

    Rock me Amadeus! Actually, if I were a pretentious over analyzing pseudo intellectual masturbatory blow hard douche who is in love with his own bullshit...I'd be an outspoken Atheist who trashes religions openly, then goes to Harvard, dismisses Dawkins and Hitchens by calling their books "Old News" then proceed to state I don't have a solution for what I'm so... Are you sure you're talking about me? --------------------------------------- Also, are you sure you want to dismiss pop culture in this forum as "it's a comic book movie whose sole purpose is to entertain"? Really dude, in here? ----------------------------------------- And actually, I do have a girlfriend, and I make comics. You can find me here. And her. And my other lady friends. Nice to you meet you.

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 1:45 a.m. CST


    by Zurge

    I don't think it's a clever line, clever lines need no explanation. Other lines like "I aim to miss behave" are indeed witty and clever and need no explanation. I think if we place your explanation in the Preview it would make more sense, but then he'd be "Monologuing". I mean, it's like telling your kids - Hey we're going to Disneyland and I made the schedule which you have to follow, in the end every man for himself, now go. You'd probably think mom has gone Palin.

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 1:47 a.m. CST


    by Zurge

    That's absurd, that could be used for all geek-related shitty looking trailers. Remember the awesome lines of "Venom gotta Eat" and "Bay Raped my childhood"? I won't turn my geek card in, maybe my Disney pass.

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 1:47 a.m. CST

    I think geek culture has finally hit a point

    by Winston Smith

    Where there's now always more people saying, "JESUS STOP COMPLAINING" than there are actual complainers. Like, 98% approval, and everyone just spends their time whining about the 2% who said it simply looks "good" rather than life-changing. Get over it. All this talk about "people bitch and bitch" is just a waste of time. Why is it EVERY talkback now is just overwhelmed with this boring, repetitive bullshit of fake self-righteousness?

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 1:49 a.m. CST

    Total gross of 500 million world wide.

    by Winston Smith

    If a movie opens with 150 mil, it's gonna make more than 500 worldwide. Try a billion in today's market.

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 1:53 a.m. CST

    About the aspect ratio

    by Winston Smith

    I wasn't saying it as a bad thing. Jesus, again you nerds, everything is about "either it's a compliment or a diss," it can never just be an observation. Anyways, chalk me up as one who actually does like the 2:35 ratio. Sure, 16:9 and 1:85 are more intimate, and work well with certain films (even certain action spectacles, Del Toro is great in the format). But there's still something about the way 2:35 frames everything, it's very beautiful. Did you know that Breaking Bad's creators actually wanted to shoot the Gus/Walt meet-up at the end of Crawl Space in 2:35 35mm to match Leone's films, but the network wouldn't let them because "people's TVs are 16:9 so there would be bars." Sometimes it's about drawing the eye toward something. I dunno, I think it woulda been cool, though it's still such an amazing scene with that passing cloud. And again - observations. Not criticisms. Jesus. Technically if Nolan filmed 1:85 it would match better with the IMAX stock, but he still goes with scope.

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 2:05 a.m. CST

    wildcard_comics, excuse me for butting into your response to amadeo...

    by victor_von_gloom

    but what does Joss Whedon's atheism has to do with him directing the Avengers? - I mean, exactly what is your actual gripe?

  • I'm sorry to the BW fans but I just never thought I'd see her make it into a live action Avengers movie before Iconic Avengers female team members like Scarlett Witch, The Wasp, and both Captain or Ms Marvel. BW ranked not at all on my list as someone I wanted to see on the big screen. Now I'm not bothered she's on the team and in the movie by a long shot but I'm really lost for words at the level of hate against Scarjo being cast. Scarjo is certainly an actress bigger then role honestly deserves in my opinion. I frankly would've expected an up and coming actress that is less known and cheaper get cast as BW then a more known A LIST and credible actress get the part of a 3 string character. We should be grateful. Now I can respect if someone doesn't like the fit or look of Scarjo for the BW but the personal attacks and disdain for her are a bit confusing.

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 2:33 a.m. CST


    by Emperor

    "B) Actually yeah, because the team is based off NYC. And 911 showed us what true heroes are. Not some pathetic useless group who can't save it but just avenge it. " i) Let's get the facts straight: 9/11 was instigated by rogue units in the US government. Proof: So it is not a conspiracy theory. ii) There was nothing to avenge on 9/11. If you think some angry muslims perpetrated it, then you're as blind and stupid as George Bush's clone unit. (Don't ask). The only thing left, is to take back your country, that's long been controlled and dominated by those who could care less about your dumb ignorant ass shouting "Avenge! Avenge! Avenge 9/11!" What the fuck have you avenged, retard? 1 million plus innocent civilians dead and counting. 10 or 15 thousand dead idiot yanks, who blindly follow their puppet leaders. Explain to me what's been avenged, asshole? Just shut your fucking trap, and keep the sweeping, grand speaches inside your stinking, loose anus, where they belong. This is the year 2011, not 2001. If you still believe in the 9/11 myth, and you're coming into a forum urging people to go to war and avenge something and become "heroes", then I have little sympathy for the likes of you, when the government decides to blow some more shit up and scare you some more. Fucking blissful, brain-washed sheep.

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 2:38 a.m. CST

    The music was fine! NiN remixed quite nicely. Relax.

    by Pixelsmack

    I thought it sounded pretty pump'n and appropriate...for a trailer.

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 2:53 a.m. CST

    So it is not a conspiracy theory.

    by Winston Smith

    Shit if the Internet says it it MUST be true.

  • Whatever dipshit suit decided not to push full speed ahead on a Justice League movie will surely be canned. Fear not DC fanboi's, a Justice League movie will soon follow. However it's going to be tough since they're to pussy to greenlight the Cyborg Franchise; that's a guaranteed 500 million + franchise and those asshats are sleeping on it like the dumb-fucks they are.

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 5:08 a.m. CST

    Re: wildcard_comics

    by MakNeil

    It didn't need explanation. You just didn't get it, which doesn't mean that it isn't clever.

  • "I'm not a DC fanboy, BUT nothing will make more money than TDK." Just wait and see, when Loki overdoses loads of people will go see this. Can't you guys just go to the Justice League talkback and let us enjoy this? Oh wait... All the main characters having their own moneys before Avengers assemble is a fucking brilliant move, can't wait!

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 6:15 a.m. CST

    moneys = movies, but kinda same thing I guess.

    by DidntPullOutInTimeCop

    Great teaser, by the way.

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 6:17 a.m. CST

    I'm not a geek, I have a gf and female friends

    by DidntPullOutInTimeCop

    WTF, LOL, FTW!

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 6:56 a.m. CST

    Dollhouse was so damn deep that no one got it.

    by boosebaster

    This is SO true. Every single person who thinks they were above this material is actually too stupid to understand it. The amount of stuff going on in that show is insane.

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 7:18 a.m. CST

    America, durp.

    by loafroaster

  • What the fuck is wrong with you? I bet you wanted some blink 182 what's my age again, didn't you?

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 7:53 a.m. CST

    Re: Rebel Scumb

    by SK229

    Thanks for the encouragement, sans sarcasm! There's a few videos up on youtube already, just search 'Woods Ulmann' or 'Grey Corridor.' Hope to be finished by February or March... who knows, maybe aicn will do write-up on it if it's good enough.

  • as a backdrop for Cain's campaign.....The "Samuel Jackson" charge of super white boys. F'K YOU Hollywood!

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 8:44 a.m. CST

    ^ your post is stupid!

    by The Founder

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 8:47 a.m. CST

    Whedon should really write a Spiderman script

    by Domi'sInnerChild

    You know, so Parker would actually taunt whoever he's fighting.

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 8:52 a.m. CST

    Avengers will rake in1.5 billion???

    by The Founder

    I highly doubt it and I say this as a Marvel over DC fan. I sure Avengers will do well and ill even go so far as to say it'll get 700 million WW but 1.5 billion is maybe dreaming to much. I just look at the history of comic films and their box office take. These movies unfortunately have a ceiling. Dark Knight was a rare instance. I'm not sure of Spiderman crossed a billion put it did pretty damn good. Time will tell and either prove me right or wrong.

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 8:58 a.m. CST

    Avengers vs. Cars that blow up

    by ratpack223

    What...??? Is that it???? A bunch of cars that blow up? And you guys rave over that??? Jesus...

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 9:19 a.m. CST

    It'll Be Kind Of Like Iron Man 2 . . .


    Not bad, not great. Worth a watch or two. I'm amazed it ever got made, so I'll watch it just because of that.

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 9:21 a.m. CST

    Come On, I'm 42 and a NiN Fan, But . ..


    The music choice for the trailer sucked. But, I expect it was like using Pink for the Tangled trailer, which was also a suck-tastic choice. But the actual movie was very good. I expect Avengers the movie will be pretty good. But Loki as the heavy begs the question . . . what's Odin think of all this?

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 9:49 a.m. CST

    That NIN will be blasting inappropriately as the credits roll

    by deelzbub

    just like that sucktastic Foo Fighters song at the end of Thor. and I'm a fan of both bands. Whoever chooses the music for these films needs to get a clue. Reminds me of that horrible Aerosmith song in that asteroid movie.

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 9:57 a.m. CST

    BTW, the joke will be that Stan Lee is a Skrull...

    by Shut the Fuck up Donny

    how else can different characters that look and sound exactly like Stan Lee keep appearing over and over again in different movies in the same universe...

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 9:58 a.m. CST


    by DidntPullOutInTimeCop

    yea, just like Thor would bomb, captain america flop and Avengers never get made...

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 10 a.m. CST

    whats the dumb cameo by stan lee gonna be

    by nobodycallsmcflyachicken

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 10:35 a.m. CST

    @ halfbreedqueen2

    by Emperor

    "Shit if the Internet says it it MUST be true. " Ummm. That's just an empty statement without any content. How about this: "shit, if the brain-washing, government controlled media says it, it must be true..." Take your 7th grade philosophy and shove it down your dick hole, doofus.

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 11:23 a.m. CST


    by DrMorbius

    Why beat around the bush? You're a Whedon hater through and through. Your posts reek of pity, listen to me, I'm the only one that can see the truth bullshit. You even go so far as to copy and paste an earlier post in case someone may have missed some of your more *salient* points, simply ludicrous! But what truly shows you speaking out of both sides of your asshole wrote *"You were made to be ruled, in the end it will be every man for himself" Wait, I thought we were made to be ruled (Totalitarianism, Monarchy, Dictatorship) in the end it will be every man for himself (Anarchy, Chaos, Scavengers)...Uh...contradictory.* You also wrote ... *Joss Whedon's failures are his failures alone. Blah blah blah*cough,bullshit* blah...His successes should be praised and hailed, but not at the expense of the numerous wonderful team of people that work with him and for him.* So, his failures are his and his alone, but his successes are the result of others ... Comepletely 'contradictory' and 'ironic' and 'moronic. I liked you better when your username was Massengill, which would remind me ... 'Oh yeah, that douche, and skip past your inane one-sided posts.

  • How'd that work out for ya? LOL!

  • I think the movie is gonna be good, but it's not gonna be a game changer. That would take another 100 mil, a 2013 release date, and some yet-to-be-invented technology. If every character were as popular and well known as IRON MAN, then maybe. If it makes 500 million, I think everyone involved will be satisfied.

  • I dont believe it, but im sympathetic to some people who have doubts about the official story. That said, the manner in which the towers collapsed is NOT suspicious or impossible in any way shape or form. My uncle and cousin (his son) are both commercial architects with several skyscrapers (or parts of them) on their resumes. Theyve explained to me in no uncertain terms that the results of those impacts were completely predictable. So scratch that bit of pseudoscience - ie they collapsed due to a controlled detonation - off your "proof" list.

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 1:20 p.m. CST


    by Winston Smith

    The problem with all your 9/11 "theories" is a) You're SO sure they're right. But you don't know. And you're extremely condescending to others, which proves that it's more about feeling "special" and "in the know" than about any real truth. b) Where's the motive? If the US government were really behind 9/11, why not pin it on Saddam so we can skip that whole annoying Afghanistan step (which Bush/Rove/Cheney never had any real interest in) and just go right to Iraq? Bush admin's greatest sin, the Iraq war, also proves psychologically that it's highly unlikely they were behind 9/11. Also, bin Laden had motive, and al Qaeda had attacked us numerous times before (was Cole in 2000 inside job? Was 93 trade center inside job?) And were the people at the airports "in on it" too? That's a pretty big conspiracy. But I'm sure we never landed on the moon, as well. SHEEPLE, MAN, THEY BELIEVE DAT SHIT!

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 1:24 p.m. CST

    Also, and I'm thinking you're just a "troll"

    by Winston Smith

    Because no one is THIS stupid, but you literally said: "Proof: So it is not a conspiracy theory." Anything of any real importance can't just be proven by some throwaway link. Like: You're such a fucking moron, WE ALREADY HAVE A CURE FOR CANCER, BUT THE GOVERNMENT IS STOPPING IT FROM GETTING OUT THERE BECAUSE THE MEDICAL INDUSTRY CONTROLS THEM!!!! IDIOT! PROOF: Case closed.

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 1:25 p.m. CST


    by Se7en

    That, gentlemen. Will kick all kind of major ass.

  • Joss Whedon = super smart incredibly talented motherfucker. Michael Bay = talentless hack jerk.

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 3:42 p.m. CST


    by KilliK

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 3:52 p.m. CST

    Shit, I'm giving Bay ideas...

    by Mattman

  • I'm all for a Bay directed jLA so long as he has no input in the script and it there to just shoot the flick.

  • Oct. 13, 2011, 5:35 p.m. CST


    by Rebel Scumb

    I will definitely check it out!

  • Oct. 14, 2011, 3:42 a.m. CST

    Iron man is the only popular marvel hero

    by DidntPullOutInTimeCop

    What rock do you live on/under/behind/up your ass? DC fanboys are getting more and more desperate.

  • That flick where Claire danes and pre-fame Kate Beckinsale go to Thailand and get arrested for drugs In the trailer the narration has danes saying 'we were going to spend the summer in Bangkok, how perfect a place named for the very thing we wanted to do' as in they wanted to bang-cock in the actual movie the same dialogue actually says something like 'we were going to spend the summer in bangkok. In Thai Bangkok means adventure and self discovery. How appropriate, a place named for the very thing we wanted to do' Or something to that effect

  • Oct. 14, 2011, 10:43 p.m. CST

    If you think this movie won't be huge, read this:

    by Carl XVI Gustaf

    The trailer "has been downloaded over 10 million times in its first 24 hours on iTunes Movie Trailers, shattering the most-viewed trailer record in the site's history."