Every film that has ever been nominated for an Academy Award in any category. Enjoy!
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When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins!
The Avengers, or as I'd like to call it 'How to go from a 36 year old to a 12 year old in 2.5 hours', is this generation's Star Wars. Or Back to the future. Or Indiana Jones. It doesn't matter, pick one, it's iconic.
This will not be a rational review. It never could have been as I am a silly comic book geek. Whether good or bad, it would simply be impossible for me to approach this film rationally. I am so happy that at the centre of this film lies a big, thunderously thumping heart.
Technically this film is practically perfect. There are so many unbelievably impressive set pieces you get to see, it is simply stunning.…
When Marvel announced they were going to set up their own film studio, not only making individual superhero movies but also set them in the same universe and using the solo outings as a way to build interest in a mega-collaboration with four of the biggest heroes in comic books, it seemed like an ambitious folly that was doomed to fail. When most of the solo films turned out to be merely decent the ambition seemed to be misplaced, even if the films were financial successes. However, my reservations were thankfully unfounded as not only have they managed to cleverly assemble (if you pardon the pun) the disparate heroes into a cohesive and consistently exciting story but Marvel and Whedon…
Rise up with me, my friends!
I have been called an idiot for liking this.
I have been called a moron for liking this.
Apparently, liking this means you're a Whedon fanboy.
Apparently, you and I are not allowed to like this film at all.
Apparently, you and I don't give a fuck and this was my fifth viewing.
It's still brilliantly paced.
Still immensely entertaining.
Still a cocktail of characters that tastes delicious.
Black Widow is still scrumptious.
Loki still a fantastic villain.
Still has one of the best boss battles ever.
Still captures the Marvel Comic vibe perfectly.
Still makes me…
Up until now, I never truly understood all the fuss about Joss Whedon. I never related to Buffy, never got into Firefly or Dollhouse, and while I enjoyed Serenity I didn't worship it like some. But at long last, Whedon has delivered a piece of work that blew me away, one I truly believe will swiftly enter the pantheon of classic action-adventure movies. The Avengers is not only far and away the best of Marvel's (mostly impressive) movie staple, it's a candidate for the best comic book movie ever made.
High praise indeed, but to my mind utterly deserved. Whedon has done the near impossible here - bring to life the greatest superhero team in fiction while delivering excellent character…
One of the most entertaining blockbusters of all time, The Avengers may not have the perfection of the holy grail of comic-book adaptations, i.e. The Dark Knight or even Batman Begins, but its significant emphasis on perfect balance of humour & action throughout its runtime makes up for a highly rewarding experience that is far greater than what most films of its genre ever manage to come close to.
Six Marvel superheroes in one movie, same save-the-world bullshit that we have seen & been disappointed with countless number of times and yet, The Avengers works in an unexpected but very effective manner and is bigger, better & far more amusing plus enjoyable than all the previous films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe combined,…
To kind of steal a line from The Rock... FINALLY! THE RON HAS SEEN THE AVENGERS!
This film was like when you get super excited as a kid to do something or go somewhere and it pays off. You have a blast, you drive your parents nuts talking about it, and you bounce off the walls with excitement until you eventually pass out from exhaustion!
My Letterboxd friends know I generally prefer the darker comic book films so I was interested to see what I made of this film. Well call me impressed! Joss Whedon did an excellent job giving us all the action you expect from a film like this, but also managed to deliver excellent snappy dialogue which…
I love this film!
All my favourite Marvel heros in one film! OMG!
Is anyone on this planet who didn't liked this movie?! I don't think so.
Good, but I would have expected better. There isn't a real villain in this movie. We already know that Loki is virtually immortal, and he already isn't that interesting. Tom Hiddleston is the best example of an actor acting I can think of.
Volver del cine de ver Guardians y ponerse los Vengadores: Marvel Double Feature.
Y, sí, me gustan mas los Guardianes, pero los Vengadores no le van tan a la zaga. Con un esquema similar (el modelo Marvel, vamos) que mezcla comedia y acción, esta se decanta mas por la acción, con esa batalla final espectacular en NY que te tiene enganchadísimo sin importar las veces que la hayas visto.
Dos horas y 20 minutos de entretenimiento palomitero, que como descubrió Morrison en la JLA es para lo que sirven los grupos con personajes con serie propia, para hacer Blockbusters de verano.
Ya no es mi peli favorita de Marvel, pero que deje de serlo porque se hagan pelis que me gusten mas es bueno, ¿no?
A fun superhero film that gets better and better as it goes on before a perfect climax.
I still contend that the first act is dull as dirt.
Hay que ver Los Vengadores una vez cada pocos meses para seguir comprobando que es LA MEJOR PELÍCULA DE LA HISTORIA.
Audio Commentary: Director Joss Wheadon
Hecha para gustar, a mí me ha parecido demasiado prefabricada y sin intención de ocultarlo. Me caen fatal todos, nadie se salva de mi antipatía ya sea por sosa, por pedante, por engreído, por simple, por insípido o sencillamente por tonto.
A pesar de esto, repito que está hecha para gustar, y a mí me ha gustado.
Ive not watched any of the films leading up to this, I'm not particularly interested in any of them but the first Iron Man but I enjoyed The Avengers. Pretty much exactly what I expected it to be, great popcorn movie. I'd watch it again sometime
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