You all probably know about the latest Marvel movie and many of you may have already seen it, but for those of you that have yet to watch it or have reservations about it: I have one thing to say. “Watch it.”
I remember several of my friends discussing how they might end up being disappointed by the Avengers movie because of all the build up to them. I remember a few of them even saying they won’t watch the movie because of that. It might be true that if you have all these expectations built up when you see something that’s supposed to be epic it doesn’t seem that way, but I believe the Avengers meets all expectations.
It nicely puts all of the Avengers together. Ironman. The Hulk. Captain America. Thor. Hawkeye. The Black Widow. It puts them together by a single enemy showing up and stealing a valuable item from S.H.I.E.L.D. : the Tesseract, a powerful Asgardian device with infinite self-sufficient energy. Every individual member of the Avengers gets brought in to perform various tasks that suit them best. Thor is a bit of a different story because he shows up to kick the enemy’s rear end back to Asgard for trial and joins up only to get the whereabouts of the Tesseract to take it back home.
Each character having already been developed by their own movies show their true colors very well. I find that the previous development of the characters worked very well to Marvel/Disney’s advantage, because then they were able to get right to the meat of the movie’s story and develop the relationships between each of the characters and all of that without needing to develop the characters themselves.
Overall the action is great, the characters are great, the story is at the very least put together well, and the delivery is as expected: epic. 9/10