Marvel's The Avengers - Action Packed Thrills from Director Joss Whedon

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

The Avengers, a fast action, non-stop thrill ride, recently hosted its global press junket which featured the first full length and only pre-release screening of the highly anticipated summer event film!

Prior to The Avengers Press Conference, held at The Four Season Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, the world premiere screening held in Hollywood, showcased the high body count, high tech, electrifying adventure!

From Marvel Studios in association with Paramount Pictures, The Avengers is directed by Joss Whedon and Produced by Kevin Feige. Executive Producers include Jon Favreau and the incomparable Stan Lee, Louis D’Esposito, Patricia Whitcher, and Victoria Alonso.

The Avengers, stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Tom Hiddleston and if that weren’t enough, Stellen Skaragard, Samuel L. Jackson, Clark Gregg and Cobie Smulders.

The Avengers opens in a mythical world where evil forces gather and a chosen one, a leader, through mind control, seduction and terror begins his accession to supreme power.

Robert Downey, Jr. reprises his role as billionaire technology genius Tony Stark/Iron Man in Marvel Entertainment’s latest installment from the superhero franchise. He leads an ensemble of new Superheroes who are united with him to save the world from an unknown destructive force that pits brother against brother, hero against hero, known against unknown.

As evil in unleashed, strategic members of the elite global peacekeeping unit S.H.E.I.L.D. are recruited through mental manipulation to partner with evil personified, Loki (Tom Hiddleston) and with him reign as he is set to take over the world.

The Superheroes are notified of the defection of one of their own who leaves the facility with a valuable scientific element, the equivalent of nuclear power. As the team readies for the ultimate battle of good versus evil Agent Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg) under the leadership of Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) and Agent Maria Hill,  (Cobie Smulders) summon all team members to active duty.

This leads to the four corners of the globe where one by one, the heroes are introduced. The scenes that follow have the entire cast assembled for War strategy sessions that introduce the audience to newest members of the SHEILD team including Thor (Chris Hemsworth) The Hulk/Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo), Clint Barton/Hawkeye(Jeremy Renner), Captain America, Chris Evans and reintroduced to Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson).

What follows is nothing short of Marvel magic with snappy, fresh dialogue, realistic engagements between characters, impeccable comedic timing, sharp witty exchanges and dazzling special effects!

The Avengers is action packed full of non-stop thrills from the opening scene to the finale. Marvel’s The Avengers delivers sizzling hot summertime fun!  

The Avengers blasts into theaters May 4, 2012.

 

 

Haute Tease

  • 21 Scientific and Technical Achievements Under Consideration For 2014 Academy Awards®

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Beverly Hills, CA — The Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 21 scientific and technical achievements, 16 distinct investigations, have been selected for further awards consideration.

     
  • Something Rotten Review – Raucous Surprises, a Roaring Good Time

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Something Rotten!, Broadway’s newest musical, is so fun it's hard to say for sure who was having a better time at the St. James Theater the other night, the audience or the actors and musicians on stage.  

     
  • Gracianna Winery Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary; Announces Special Westside Reserve Pinot Noir to Fund Non-Profit

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Gracianna symbolizes everyday gratitude's and graciousness in entertaining because we believe that successfully hosting a special meal with friends and family is an everlasting circle that fills our lives. To celebrate a decade of growth we announce a Bay Area-wide philanthropic award.  

  • The Orphan Keeper Review – Astounding, Inspirational, Remarkable

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    The Orphan Keeper, from Shadow Mountain Publishing, tells an epic story of a boy kidnapped from India, sold to an orphanage and adopted to the United States over 8,000 miles away and the miracle that would follow.

     
  • Money News: North American, European Markets Close Down; Asian Split

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    The DOW Jones Industrial Average, fell prey to the predicted Bear market taking a hit for the second straight week, closing the trading week down with triple digit losses setting a world tone with eight of the ten most watched market in the world closing down.

Crime

  • Hank Brennan, James “Whitey” Bulger Lawyer, Set to Argue Appeal

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Hank Brennan, lawyer for James "Whitey" Bulger the mobster convicted of leading Boston's notorious Winter Hill Gang, is preparing to argue why the court should reverse its original verdict and allow the aging mobster a second chance.  

     
  • Mom Charged in Newborn’s Homicide

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Amanda Catherine Hein, 26, recently gave birth to a healthy baby boy in the bathroom of a local Bethlehem, Pennsylvania sports bar and promptly smothered him to death and stuffed his remains in the toilet tank.

     
  • Columbia Rape Accuser Continues Protest Project

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Columbia University rape accuser Emma Sulkowicz, determined to have her accused rapist suspended from the Ivy league University maintained her vigil of protest, and carried a mattress the symbol of the weight and burden rape victims carry daily to the 2015 Class Day Ceremonies.

     
  • Doctoral Candidate Held in Dark Knight Rises Mass Murder Spree

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    A lone gunman opened fire in a  filled to capacity Colorado theater killing 12 and wounding over fifty during the midnight opening screening of the Warner Bros film "The Dark Knight Rises."

     
  • NYPD Solve Baby Hope Cold Case

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    NYPD Detectives, for twenty-two years, never rested in the determination to bring justice to a little girl found dead, badly beaten and sexually assaulted, in an ice cooler on the Henry Hudson Parkway.

Auto, Yachts, Jets, Real Estate

  • Celebrity Real Estate: Fashion Designer Pierre Cardin Lists South of France Retreat; Asking Tops All European Markets

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Pierre Cardin, the French fashion designer, known for his unusual designs, geometric shapes and a departure from feminine couture, was considered avant-garde inventing a bubble dress which he introduced in 1954, a decade before the modern cultural revolution.

     
  • Toronto Mansion of former Newspaper Magnet Conrad Black Set For Auction

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    A grand and coveted historic Canadian mansion, privately located in Toronto's premier Bridle Path enclave, just 15 minutes outside of downtown Toronto, will be offered for sale at auction after 65 years of family lineage.

     
  • Chris Hemsworth Opts Out of LA; Puts Luxurious Malibu Property On The Market

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    Chris Hemsworth, who is best known for his roles in Thor, The Avengers, and Rush, has recently put his luxurious home nestled in the Malibu Hills, surrounded by natural privacy landscaping, on the real estate market.

     
  • Celebrity Real Estate News: Walt Disney's Palm Springs Vacation Home on The Market

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    When Walt and Roy Disney co-founded the Walt Disney Co. in 1920, they had dreams of large success, but likely could not have fathomed becoming the world leader in fantasy, cartoon characters and family film. 

Theatre, Music, Books

  • Andre Mieux A.M.X: World R U Ready

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    A.M.X. is a multi-talented R&B artist whose star is rising fast in the music industry with fans starting to take notice of his original sound. A.M.X., also known as Andre Mieux, is a singer, songwriter and music producer who has talent, charm and uniqueness as an artist.

     
  • In My Footsteps: A Traveler’s Guide to Martha’s Vineyard Review - Compact, Beautiful, Informative

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    In My Footsteps, A Traveler’s Guide to Martha’s Vineyard, from author Christopher Sutterland and Schiffer Publishing, presents a comprehensive guide to one of the most iconic and affluent summer island destinations on the Eastern Seaboard.

     
  • The Art Of Discovery - Photographs By WireImage Co-Founder Jeff Vespa

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    LOS ANGELES, Ca. USA -  Jeff Vespa, co-founder of the largest entertainment photo agency in the world, WireImage and founder of Verge, will release his first monograph, The Art of Discovery, this October on Rizzoli International Publications.

     
  • The Fifth Letter Review - Page Turning Legal Thriller

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    The Fifth Letter, a novel by research scholar Dr. Vivian Carpenter, introduces Katherine Helena Ross, the first black female Supreme Court justice caught between her conscience and political expedience when forced to consider the most important question facing the U.S. Supreme Court today: Who is a person with inalienable rights?  

  • The Sword & Scabbard: Thieves and Thugs and the Bloody Massacre in Boston - A Page Turning Thriller

    AddThis Social Bookmark Button

    The Sword & Scabbard, from Allen Woods, looks as if it would appeal to Boston’s very tony elite, not until pushing through the labyrinth of technology interruptions does one realizes Woods has created a page turning account of corruption, violence, and a bloody re-revolution massacre.