My daughter and I went to see it today for the first time. We additionally watched Captain America last night for the first time as well. I pretty much hated the Captain America movie (although I did like the guy who played him) but I loved the Avengers. We're Capt America felt forced and too quick I thought the pacing of The Avengers was good. I loved Hulk and Stark/Ironman.
I get the complaints but have to be honest - we really enjoyed it.
Why I try not to read too much into comic book superhero movies. . .this guys makes a lot of good points.
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Alerting all Avengers fans! The special, limited edition “Marvel Cinematic Universe - Phase One: Avengers Assembled” is now available for pre-order!
The 10-disc, six-movie collection brings Marvel’s The Avengers together with the five films that led up to the blockbuster event, and now you can own it all in an exclusive set. You can pre-order it now at Barnes & Noble or Amazon.com, but don’t delay—there are only a limited number of sets available!
Join your favorite billionaire-genius in Iron Man and Iron Man 2, the Jade Giant in The Incredible Hulk, the original Super Soldier in Captain America: The First Avenger, and of course the mighty, hammer-wielding Prince of Thunder in Thor as they defend humanity from greater evils! Along with the films, there will be a bonus disc - “The Phase One Archives” - as well as collectible packaging with exclusive memorabilia from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
More info soon!
The Directors Of CAPTAIN AMERICA 2 Are... (Yes, That's Plural)
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It looks as if Marvel Studios has made its choice, and it's the Russo brothers, Anthony and Joe, who are best known for their film work helming YOU, ME & DUPREE and as the executive producers and directors of NBC's COMMUNITY.
The Hollywood Reporter says the Russos outlasted such competition for the gig as George Nolfi and F. Gary Gray, and it sounds like Joe Johnston was never in the discussion to return to the director's chair after his strong effort with the first film.
Hmmm... quite the interesting choice, but then again, when hasn't Marvel made some different choices when it comes to who's directing their films?
so you think it wasn't long enough huh Doc?
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