Watch ‘The Avengers’ superhero meetup as the Ultimate Summer Movie Showdown begins
Los Angeles Times’ Justin Chang and Glenn Whipp discuss Marvel’s “The Avengers”
Film critic Justin Chang is on a quest to find the Ultimate Summer Movie — with help from Times readers who chose “The Avengers” as the first movie to watch and discuss together.
Be sure to follow Justin Chang on Twitter @justincchang to join the discussion and vote every week on your favorite movies in the #UltimateSummerMovie Showdown series, which runs through August.
Times critics Justin Chang and Glenn Whipp discuss Marvel’s “The Avengers,” winner of the #UltimateSummerMovie Showdown, Week 1.
To recap the rules: Each week, Chang presents you with a list of 16 movies from 1975 to 2019, all of which were released during that summer week. Readers vote on Twitter to determine a winner. You watch the movie on your own, then we convene at 6 p.m. on Thursday for a livestreaming event hosted by Chang and featuring special guests.
Week Two: After a fierce Twitter battle, Times readers chose “Bridesmaids” as the next summer movie. Join Chang at 6 p.m. on May 14 for a live conversation about “Bridesmaids” on the Los Angeles Times Classic Hollywood Facebook page, YouTube or Twitter.
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