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Congrats, Avengers: Age of Ultron – You Made a TV Spot Better Than Your Trailers

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Now THIS is how it’s done – spotlight every action figure, I mean character, for a second, let each one talk and do one cool thing, and wrap it up in one minute. Was that really so hard?

[Well, except Vision. They’re still kinda-sorta treating him as a badly kept secret.]

Biggest revelation: Joss Whedon’s version of Quicksilver has his Russian accent. And if Hasbro doesn’t somehow capitalize on the notion of a frisbee/baseball combination game using hammers and shields after this, I guess they must not like money.

via Rob at io9

As a bonus, here’s a blooper reel of Robert Downey Jr. cracking up while making his charity video.

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Luke Y. Thompson has been writing professionally about movies and pop-culture since 1999, and has also been an actor in some extremely cheap culty and horror movies you will probably never hear much about (he is nonetheless mostly proud of them, as he met his wife on one). As editor of The Robot's Voice since 2012, he can take the blame for the majority of the site's content, all of which he creates because he loves you very, very much. (Although he loves nachos more. Sorry.) Prior to TRV, Luke wrote for publications that include the New Times LA, Los Angeles CityBeat, E! Online, OC Weekly, Geekweek, GeekChicDaily, The L.A. Times, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, and Nerdist