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ledgerlover : (22 October 2014 - 11:58 PM) that's totally what i thought of when hawkeye was in the woods omg and james spader is so good I'm SO EXCITED i feel like i'm 5 years old again :happy:
ledgerlover : (22 October 2014 - 11:55 PM) OMG THAT TRAILER I THOUGHT I WAS GOING TO DIE!!! i hope it does for avengers what game of shadows did for the first sherlock holmes 8)
playcrackthesky : (22 October 2014 - 10:25 PM) Super excited about James Spader being in this movie. Literally been in love with him since Stargate in 1994. He's so hot in that movie. :P
aurevoir : (22 October 2014 - 10:07 PM) I had way too much caffeine today and I need to go to bed. ugh.
aurevoir : (22 October 2014 - 10:07 PM) AND I FOUND ANOTHER ONE! I need to know what's behind that door
aurevoir : (22 October 2014 - 10:06 PM) I KNOW THE SHIELD
that guy. : (22 October 2014 - 09:59 PM) :hide:
bittersweetf... : (22 October 2014 - 09:58 PM) SUCH A BLACKLIST FAN. <3
bittersweetf... : (22 October 2014 - 09:58 PM) OMG, JAMES SPADER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! D=
satellite : (22 October 2014 - 09:55 PM) i can't get over steve's shield broken in half it's nOT SUPPOSED TO DO THAT
aurevoir : (22 October 2014 - 09:54 PM) LOVE him
satellite : (22 October 2014 - 09:52 PM) james spader!!!
aurevoir : (22 October 2014 - 09:52 PM) you know, I could see them 'leaking it' and then playing that dammit, hydra tweet for promotion
satellite : (22 October 2014 - 09:52 PM) LOL good move marvel
aurevoir : (22 October 2014 - 09:51 PM) So the trailer was leaked and Marvel decided to release it? I love it.

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