Movie Review- Marvel’s The Avengers

Marvel’s The Avengers is every comic book nerd’s dream come true. It is directed by science fiction genius Joss Whedon, an adaption of one of the greatest comic book titles of all time, and unites an all-star roster of superheroes for an epic movie that will go down in history.

SHIELD director Nick Fury (Samuel Jackson) is conducting a research experiment that unlocks a doorway. What comes through is the exiled son of Asgard known as Loki (Tom Hiddleston). He uses a mysterious staff to mind control Agent Clint Barton aka Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) to steal the Tesseract and embark on a quest to conquer Earth.

Director Fury, Agent Maria Hill (Colbie Smulders), Agent Coulson (Clark Gregg), and Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), are forced to bring together Bruce Banner aka The Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Captain America (Chris Evans), and Iron Man (Robert Downey, Jr.) to capture Loki. Things get tense when Thor (Chris Hemsworth) arrives to grab his adopted brother.

While aboard the SHIELD helicarrier, it becomes apparent that these “heroes” cannot work well together. Their constant bickering becomes a problem as Loki’s mind-controlled minions attack and unleash the Hulk, allowing Loki to escape and murder Coulson. This forces the team to work together and stop an invading army from conquering New York City.

This movie is not just good, it is great. Yes, I am saying it. I mean great, as in, the all-star ensemble made a great film that should go down in cinema history as a classic. It should sweep the Oscars, though the “academy” clearly has a prejudice against comic book films for whatever reason.

Paramount truly put its best foot forward in bringing together the elements of the Marvel Cinematic Universe for an epic crossover event that pays homage to the comic books and tribute to some awesome superheroes. It was truly fantastic to the point where I think even if you did not see the previous flicks, you could still have a good time.

For my fellow nerds, do not despair. Black Widow and Hawkeye definitely take up the slack after replacing Wasp and Ant-Man as founding Avengers. Also, you do not miss Edward Norton. Trust me. You really don’t.

Bottom line, everything from the score, the special effects, the way the plot moves, and the chemistry between the cast is perfectly woven together. With maybe The Dark Knight as an exception, no other superhero movie compares. The Avengers will bring to life this Marvel Cinematic Universe in an impressive way.

FAVORITE QUOTE: The Avengers, that’s what we call ourselves. It’s an earth’s mightiest heroes-type thing.

PARENTAL CONCERNS: Violence, Language

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This post has been updated from a previous version.


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