The Avengers is taking the box-office by storm, taking over $200m in its first three days alone. Over at Cinemagogue, James Harleman has several articles (see below) on The Avengers:

“KNEEL! Is not this simpler? Is this not your natural state? It’s the unspoken truth of humanity that you crave subjugation. . . . You were made to be ruled. In the end, you will always kneel.”

While this quote might apply to The Avengers film itself, how it utterly conquered box-office records this weekend and made all other movies kneel before it, the line is actually a pivotal quote from Loki as he makes an assembled group of humans kneel before him in the film’s narrative. Is there some truth in his claim?”

James explores this question in this great video review:

Read the original article here, and follow-up posts

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