I have this strange feeling I’ve watched this movie before …
James Bond is dead, long live the Kingsmen!
This movie is to the spy movie genre what Shaun of the Dead is to zombie movies, what The Expendables is to 90’s action movies, what Galaxy Quest is to Star Trek, etc ad infinitum; a wonderful homage, paying its dues, while poking fun at clichés and throwing in some totally unexpected surprises – and at the same time standing on its own two feet as a solid movie, with its own…
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…