August 1, 2011 1 Comment
AMERICA! That is what this movie is about. Not really though, but considering the history of the character, this is the embodiment of America. Captain America is the first and last piece to the over arching movie connection with Marvel’s grand endeavor in making an Avengers movie. Captain is the lynchpin that brings all the superheroes together and is a vital role in the development of the team. But while Captain is an incredible strategist and team player, he has been fighting evil and upholding the ideal pillars of America’s philosophy decades before those kids were lacing up their boots.
One of my more highly anticipated comic book movies, there was a couple of apprehensions before seeing this movie. We have already had a summer of comic book movies, so would I be fatigued after having sat through the earlier comic book movies? Would Captain America be refreshing and interesting enough to standout from the rest? Well this is America and we don’t go down without a fight. So let’s see if Captain America is the pinnacle of super hero movies or just another quick cash grab to move us toward something bigger?