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Marvel Movie Minute Season Six • The Avengers • Minute 68

Fury’s Defense Mechanism

Minute Sixty Eight: From Natasha in Action to Loki Manipulating Banner

Kyle Olson from Marvel Movie Minute seasons 2 and 3 joins us in this episode!

In the sixty-eighth minute of The Avengers

Natasha’s figured things out. We love how she’s played Loki here. Her ‘thank you’ to him is particularly gratifying. The shots of her looking at Loki followed by Loki looking at her – though from a profile shot – do look a bit funky though. We talk a bit about the interior workings of the Helicarrier shot that gets us from the prison to the lab, even if it is a strange space that’s hard to make much sense of.

But it does get us into the lab, and into the conversation that Kyle’s here for. It’s his favorite scene in the film, and we understand why. We get to discuss the teaming up of Tony and Bruce against Fury, and how that soon includes Steve. Considering how Steve stormed out earlier, it’s nice to see he’s now on their side, albeit not for long.

Phase Two is introduced. Not the films, but the weapons, and we complain about the fact that they couldn’t come up with a different name. We also ponder Hydra’s and Zola’s involvement in continuing the development of Tesseract weaponry. There’s a lot going on in this minute and we’re here for it. Tune in!

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Film Sundries

Assemble.

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.