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Watch: Joss Whedon Talks 'Much Ado About Nothing' and More at Film Society of Lincoln Center (VIDEO)

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood June 11, 2013 at 2:48PM

Check out this half-hour Q&A with Joss Whedon at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, in which he discusses his career with the Film Society's Matt Kaszanek, from "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and a little film called "The Avengers" to black-and-white Shakespeare adaptation "Much Ado About Nothing" and more. Watch below.
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"An Evening with Joss Whedon" at the Film Society of Lincoln Center
Julie Cunnah "An Evening with Joss Whedon" at the Film Society of Lincoln Center

Check out this half-hour Q&A with Joss Whedon at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, in which he discusses his career with the Film Society's Matt Kaszanek, from "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and a little film called "The Avengers" to black-and-white Shakespeare adaptation "Much Ado About Nothing" and more. Watch below.

"Much Ado About Nothing" had a strong limited release this past weekend. Our review is here; our interview with the film's cinematographer, Jay Hunter, is here. And be sure to check out the NY Times' "Anatomy of a Scene" of the film here.

Meanwhile, Whedon also recently explained his exasperation with the lack of female superhero movies, citing his "hardcore feminist" mom as instilling in him a passion for strong female characters.

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.