Re: What people DIDN'T like from The Avenger ........Spoilers - Part 2
Originally Posted by Excelsior.
There is very little I didn't like in this film. Most importantly, the lack of tension and human collateral damage in the climactic fight; less importantly, Cap's costume. Seems like a petty complaint but his horrendous costume takes me out of the film everytime I see the film. Especially the scenes in daylight. The night (his battle with Loki in Germany and the threeway with Iron Man and Thor) masks it a little better.
Agreed. The fighting was excellent but no one died? Seriously? It diminishes the threat greatly when the invading Chitauri army causes billions of dollars in damage but no loss of life. I understand that showing civilians being vaporized would be a little dark but at least reference the destruction caused. Even a throwaway line in a news broadcast about thousands dying would have worked.
"If you shoot, you're a killer. If you don't shoot, you have a death on your conscience. A death you could have prevented"
"What kind of a choice is that?"
"The one I make every time I pull the trigger"