Oh, Sif! Jaimie Alexander Will Guest on AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.

jaimiesifAccording to Marvel Studios, Jaimie Alexander will appear as Sif later this season on AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. Sif was last seen in Thor: The Dark World in movie theaters last fall.

Marvel Executive Director of TV Communications Arune Singh tweeted this from ABC’s presentation at the Television Critics Association meetings in Los Angeles Friday:

Jamie [sic] Alexander as Sif announced as guest star on #AgentsofSHIELD this season! #TCA14

Yes, Arune did misspell her name. No word yet on an airdate, the storyline or with whom she will interact, but this sounds pretty cool to me.

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Oscars’ Biggest Snubs — 2014 Edition

snubs1Sometimes, it’s an honor just to be nominated for an Academy Award — and sometimes being passed over is a snub!

These are the most egregious errors on the part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, in order of outrageousness and indefensibility, from brain-meltingly inexplicable to bemusedly obtuse — according to me, at least.

Best Picture:
  American Hustle
 • Captain Phillips
 • Dallas Buyers Club
 • Gravity
 • Her
 • Nebraska
 • Philomena
 • 12 Years a Slave
 • The Wolf of Wall Street

Snubbed: Inside Llewyn Davis. On the surface, this story of a struggling folk musician in 1961 New York is just a small and quirky film, but the Oscar-winning Coen Brothers (Fargo, No Country for Old Men) have crafted yet another idiosyncratic movie about a particularly peculiar fellow moving through a world he barely comprehends — Llewyn Davis is a purist who refuses to compromise even one iota to claim the fame he desperately desires but which dangles just beyond his reach.
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