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Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014; Rated Rated PG-13)

Captain America: The Winter Soldier
B+
 

“We not only get an edgier, more complex, more compelling storyline, we get the most badass 95-year-old the world has ever known.”

-Richard Roeper

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Review

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

(2014; PG-13)

In theaters:
Friday, 4 April 2014

Genre:
Action, Adventure, Science Fiction

Director:
Anthony Russo, Joe Russo

Cast:
Chris Evans, Frank Grillo, Sebastian Stan

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Jonathan Lemmon said on Saturday, April 19, 2014 2:02:50 PM
I was thoroughly blown away by The Winter Soldier! It not only surpasses the first movie (It was 2011 by the way, not 2009), but I would actually go far as to say it surpasses the Avengers as well, which we all know is saying something. I just loved the old fashioned feel to it. It really does feel like a nineteen seventies spy thriller. The story is the most complex of any past Marvel movie, Chris Evans is at his best as Captain America this time around. And the fight scenes between Captain America and The Winter Soldier are just jaw-dropping! Just when I thought Marvel would never top The Avengers, we are given a movie that not only redefines the comic book genre, but ten years from now, it will be regarded as one of the classic movies of the 2000 teens.

*****/5 See IT!!! Two Thumbs UP!!!

Jack. said on Monday, April 14, 2014 10:51:19 PM
Why do i get the feeling that Roaper underestimated Captain America. As a fan of comics. What always made Cap great was not his powers. But was because he stood up for principles. Even when those principles went against his own government. That is why i always loved the character. Sure hes a Goody Two Shoes. But hes a pretty bad ass Gooy Two Shoes.

Chris Etrata said on Sunday, April 06, 2014 10:58:15 PM
I thought this was the second best Marvel Cinematic Universe film behind only Avengers. Where would you put it compared to the other MCU films Mr Roeper?

DCWhatthe said on Saturday, April 05, 2014 4:46:52 PM
I didn't expect to enjoy Cap 2, this much. Great dialog about important issues, especially relevant in this decade. Some of the coolest hand-to-hand fighting scenes ever.

I hated Evans as the Torch. And thought of the first movie as mere supporting biographical material for the Avengers.

But this one knocked it out of the ballpark. It was long, yes, but didn't bother my attention span in the least.

The one thing I forgot to do, was sit through the credits at the end. Will have to catch it a second time on DVD, with pleasure.

 
 
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