NSFCCDP Movie Review: Captain America 2 – The Winter Soldier (2014) – Just your average superhero flick

captain-america-2-empire-cover-photo-leadThere have been some terrible superhero flicks of late and there have been a few standout good ones. Cap’n USA 2 is pretty much average. The Winter Soldier (our super villain) looked slightly like Bane with the mouthpiece (or even the kid from Through the Never?) but was not really all that scary. The fact that he is Cap’s old best friend (oops, spoiler) is revealed but was fairly predictable. Yeah, it has all the standard superhero fare: special effects galore, car chases, battles, one-on-one fights. And it has Scarlett (which is what perhaps saves it in the end). Besides Black Widow, the car chase scene with Nick Fury pursued by fake cops was actually a great one. On the not so good side was the predictability of the plot and the stupid “French-Algerian” terrorist with the heavy Quebecois accent. I think you can safely wait for this one on BR.

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IT Architecture Guru for large PLM software company but dabbling in Web 2.0 and other stuff.
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4 Responses to NSFCCDP Movie Review: Captain America 2 – The Winter Soldier (2014) – Just your average superhero flick

  1. Ed M. says:

    I thought it was clearly above average. The acting, plot and action all exceeded my expectations. Check out Ed Brubaker’s Captain America run for definitive Winter Soldier story. Did you catch the “Pulp Fiction” Easter Egg?

  2. Ed M. says:

    The inscription on Nick Fury’s tombstone reads “The path of the righteous man…” – (is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men.)

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