Yesterday, I saw an advance screening of The Avengers. (My spoiler-free review will be in tomorrow's paper.) As I was leaving the theater, I felt a certain weird sadness. Here it was, the very beginning of summer blockbuster season, and I'd already seen one of the most anticipated movies of the summer. I felt like a kid who ate almost all of his Halloween candy in one orgiastic sitting.

Then I went home and watched the brand-new final trailer for The Dark Knight Rises, and my faith in summer movie season was restored:

Even though I often wind up disappointed, I love blockbuster season. And it starts this Friday! So, tell me: