I led up to the DVD release of Avengers Thusly, and started a few days ago this time with
Not much different to say about this one- it remains one of the best Superhero movies ever made.
From there, I moved on to THE INCREDIBLE HULK
Movie has some flaws- I don't think they had really cemented the plan when it was made, so it is shaky on some levels.
IRON MAN 2
is a helluva solid piece of cinema, and gives us a little slice of what is to come by adding The Black Widow (played to perfection by Scarlett Johansson). She is sleek, deceptive and 100% Femme Fatale
Gave us the Asgardian Avenger plus a cameo by Clint Barton, AKA Haweye. He has always been a favorite character of mine, due to my love of archery.
but none of these characters can be called
THE FIRST AVENGER
only CAPTAIN AMERICA
can. If Iron Man was perfection in an origin story, Captain America was sublime. It raised the standards, in the opinion of this writer.
and put them all together, and you get THE AVENGERS