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Marvel Movie Minute Season Six • The Avengers • Minute 39

Ocular Extraction

Minute Thirty-Nine: From Guard Down to Ocular Extraction

Jay Shepard from and joins us in this episode!

In the thirty-ninth minute of The Avengers

It’s rare to have a full minute without speaking in these films, but it does happen and this is one of them. We listen to the string quartet play Schubert while we follow action in three locations. It’s fun and works for us. We enjoy talking about Loki, but there’s also a lot to say about the location in which they filmed this. It’s gorgeous. The locations team clearly did some strong work in Cleveland. We also talk about the location where Barton’s breaking in. And, of course, there’s the quinjet on its way to cut them off, if possible. 

The last bit of the minute involves Loki pulling out a horrific tool that he uses on a scientist to presumably pull his eyeball out. It’s awful, but fun to discuss. Why would they have such a specific tool like this though? Doesn’t it seem ridiculously convenient? Tune in!

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Film Sundries


Andy Nelson and Pete Wright reach the first team-up movie in the MCU: Marvel’s The Avengers, and they’re taking it apart one blue-beamed minute at a time.