Monthly Archives: May 2015

Character Interpretations for the Rest of the Avengers from Age of Ultron

Finally, after getting through all of those (awesome) season finales, I get to finish looking at the characters from Avengers 2. Here’s my previous general impressions post, and my look at Black Widow and Hulk. And as Age of Ultron … Continue reading

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The Originals: Klaus Being Awful, Character Agency, and Diversity

Genre: Supernatural Synopsis: A family of thousand year old vampires returns to their former home, New Orleans, becoming embroiled in the power struggles between vampires, witches, and werewolves. The head of the house is the paranoid, erratic, and controlling Klaus–a … Continue reading

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Agents of SHIELD Season 2 Finale Blows My Mind

Genre: Action/Superhero Synopsis: SHIELD is in tatters, with rival factions vying for power. As Coulson works to unite his SHIELD with another faction, a community of enhanced people comes into play–and he and his new allies have vastly different ideas … Continue reading

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Character Interpretations for Black Widow and Hulk in Avengers: Age of Ultron

Following up on my general Age of Ultron post, here’s my interpretations/reactions for Black Widow and Hulk’s plot lines–who I grouped together because they happen to be my favorite characters and because I have the most to say about them, … Continue reading

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Avengers: Age of Ultron, General Impressions of Good But Flawed

The Avengers 2, Age of Ultron Genre: Superhero, sci-fi Synopsis: The Avengers launch a mission to retrieve Loki’s scepter, which is a success and doesn’t make international news for destroying any major cities. So Tony Stark decides to spice things … Continue reading

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Science in Media: Stringency, Contradictions, and Cloning

Just a few weeks ago, I had my first thesis committee meeting. This means that I passed my qualifying exams (yay). And it means that I now have a thesis committee made of several professors with whom I will meet … Continue reading

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