It's less of a heist movie following Fast Five, and more of a tame action sequel for the most part. It has its moments in the first two acts. However, it really comes into its own in the final act as it embraces the insanity as well as its dumb plot and gives some of the characters near super human abilities. I had a good time.
I won't beat around the bush here. The beginning of the movie up until Thor is introduced was like everything I have hated about Marvel films since Iron Man 1 which I still say was the last good Marvel movie. It feels lifeless, artificial, and generally not fun. While it did have its moments, the rest of it feels incredibly phoned in.
With that being said, once Thor is introduced the The Avengers becomes fun, exciting, funny, and the pacing…
Somebody, anybody, never let Ridley Scott make anything other than sc-fi ever again. This film was the directing adrenaline shot that he has desperately needed for the past 30 years. I skeptical because of past experiences with Ridley Scott's films, but oh man did he hit it out of the park in every way with this while vastly exceeding my expectations.
This is the kind of film that reminds me why I love sc-fi. Hell, it reminds me why go…