Originally Posted by cherokeesam
Yeah, I'd like to hear that, too. I loved the Avengers, and god bless Joss Whedon and all, but he simply dicked over Hawkeye, and it sounds like he's making excuses. "I wanted to make a cool story arc for your character, Renner, but it would take too long, so I'm just going to make you a mindless zombie slave to the villain for half the movie instead. Isn't that better?"
Well if he had a 300 page script and had to cut something it's not really an excuse, more of an unfortunate reality about the constraints of film
I thought it was a fine intro to Hawky, and as long as we get a better look at him in this movie it's a non-issue.