Review: Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) (Hail to the King?)

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(SPOILERS AHEAD)

“Don’t Win The War ‘Til I Get There”

‘Captain America’ brings a good old World War II feel to the Marvel Universe. The previous film was ‘Tho’r, a fantasy about gods on other planets. ‘Captain America’ brings things down to earth, albeit with some effects from the world of Thor. It’s a film of two halves, united by the excellent casting of Chris Evans as Steve Rogers. The first half, the better half, follows Rogers’ journey to becoming Captain America. The second half never really finds its feet, blundering from one scene to another. Continue reading

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