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Very Good Writing – Why Loki Won in The Avengers

Spoiler Alert!  Avoid reading this post if you haven’t seen The Avengers.

No really, look away!

O.k., let’s talk about The Avengers, the highest grossing movie so far this year, and the movie on track to potentially unseat James Cameron’s Avatar as highest grossing movie of all time.  Specifically, I want to talk about the writing and Loki, the film’s key villain.  More specifically, I want to explain how Joss Whedon managed to write the perfect Xanatos Gambit.

Click the link for an awesome analysis (and spoilers if you haven’t seen it). If this is what was truly in his mind, then well done Loki…

loki-cat:

oh you know. just agent phil coulson

awesomesauce. better start doing tae bo.

(Source: moriarty)

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