First viewing of, likely, many. Like in the original, there’s tons of stunning visuals, and a heavy plotline with numerous subtle nuances, that will require several viewings to digest and appreciate. Very worthy sequel.
In how many ways is this movie incredible? Let me count the ways:
– The universe is incredible
– The story is incredible
– The characters are incredible (every last one)
– The level of details is incredible
– The sound FX are incredible
– The smooth mix of adventure, drama and comedy is incredible
– The poignant depiction of family relationships (in a superhero family) is incredible
– The dialogue is incredible
– The superhero & villain meta jokes are…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Wow, Joss Wheadon! This was supposed to be the culmination of Thor, Captain America, The Incredible Hulk and the Iron Man movies. All in all a pretty impressive roster. You had one job, Joss; bring them together, with your usual kick-ass script, make it appear as effortless and seamless as water flowing down hill. In short, make it AWESOME!
What happened, Joss?
The Avengers come off as a jigsaw puzzle where the pieces (i.e. the previous movies) don't really fit…