Since he burst onto the Shakespearean scene thirty-some-odd years ago, actor/director Kenneth Branagh has been called the second coming of Sir Laurence Olivier by those who know their Shakespeare. Now, they both have something else in common in addition to that whole "capable of performing tricky dialogue from the greatest writer of all time" thing: Branagh is now a Knight of the British Empire. So, next time you run into him, remember that it's Sir Kenneth, thank you very much.
Yesterday, Jordan Hoffman and Matt Singer spent 14 hours watching six Marvel movies in one crazy marathon: 'Iron Man,' 'Incredible Hulk,' 'Iron Man 2,' 'Thor,' and 'Captain America' followed by a midnight screening of 'The Avengers.'
When it was all over they felt two things: 1) Like huge nerds and, 2) They ought to use their vast knowledge of these movies to hand out some Marvel Movie Awards, celebrating the best stuff Marvel Studios has done with their cinematic canon so far.
Let's suit up.