Movies Directed by Joss Whedon (in alphabetical order)

The Avengers

The Avengers

I've been unusually busy with work lately, so I'm already one of the last people on Earth to see The Avengers - and it's only been out for three weeks. Owing to the movie's incredible popularity, there's not much useful I can add to the conversation, though I will share my opinions. During its opening minutes, watching the film feels… read more!

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Avengers: Age of Ultron

This entertaining if disposable follow-up to the 2012 blockbuster is a triumph of, well, let's call it "story engineering". Writer/director Whedon deserves kudos for deftly handling an intimidating task: further developing six complicated superheroes while adding at least four major new characters, bringing in several supporting players from previous Marvel outings, delivering eye-popping set pieces, and shoehorning the narrative (reportedly against his wishes) into Marvel's ambitious five-year plan, in which a larger story… read more!

Serenity

Serenity

First, let me say that I enjoyed Serenity. But I think writer-director Joss Whedon is a big baby. He originally wrote Buffy the Vampire Slayer as a feature film, but when it fizzled at the box office, he blamed the studio for screwing up his vision and then took his creation to network TV, where it became the hit he… read more!