Each and every film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is not an ordinary superhero film, but a superhero film with a sub-genre. It’s the perfect formula to keep these films fresh and interesting. Iron Man fits the technological-genre of the film, while Thor gives the universe a more fantastical touch. Which leaves Captain America to be the more grounded of the three by using war and political themes, and with Captain America: The Winter Soldier those themes hit closer to home, especially with the ongoing current events with Russia, drones, and the NSA. But that is for another report on a completely different website.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier has an absolutely fantastic and engaging story that couldn’t have come at a better time. There are characters wrapped up in a story full of mistrust, political conspiracy, drones, lies, and fear. Everything that happens in this film will set the stage for what happens in both Avengers: Age Of Ultron and Phase Three of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Hit the jump for the full review. [Read more...]