TGB Episode 70: The Road to The Avengers (Guest: John Gholson)

July 20, 2011

The Golden Briefcase - The Avengers

On this week's episode of The Golden Briefcase, Tim and Jeremy are joined by guest John Gholson from to go through their Picks of the Week, the newest in DVD & Blu-Ray releases, talk about the new trailers for Andrew Stanton's John Carter, Steven Soderbergh's Contagion and the prequel to The Thing and much more! The main topic of the night was a discussion on the impending saga of Marvel's The Avengers, in honor of Captain America coming out this weekend. The guys go over their thoughts on Marvel's treatment of The Avengers thus far and listen to John's perspective of the series as a comic reader.

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Our Guest:

John Gholson: @gholson

Picks of the Week:

Jeremy: Parks & Recreation
John: Captain America (Director's Cut)
Tim: Stake Land

DVD/Blu-Rays Released:

Amelie Blu-Ray
Beauty and the Beast Criterion

Segment Times:

Pick of the Week: 7:22
New Releases: 29:55
Trailer Watch: John Carter: 37:00
Trailer Watch: Contagion: 43:08
Trailer Watch: The Thing: 47:48
Main Topic: The Road to the Avengers: 55:48

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Take Thor out of the equation and I might take this Avengers movie seriously...

BinaryChaos on Jul 20, 2011


I agree, Thor is probably the hardest character to win over audiences. Hemsworth did a great job by making him a likable character without being too cheesey. It wasn't the most successful movie, but I thought it was really good.  You won't be complaining once you see Thor fight Hulk(hopefully).

Nick Sears on Jul 20, 2011


Thanks Guys. Cheers!

DAVIDPD on Jul 20, 2011


This is a crazy notion, but I caught an updated Avengers cartoon marathon on Disney XD and all the little lights and whistles started to go off.  I'm actually getting excited for this.   

Anonymous on Jul 20, 2011

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