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Old 02-26-2014, 07:32 PM   #430
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Default Re: The Official Captain America: The First Avenger Review Thread! - Part 1

-Evans as Cap. So many funny/charming/heroic moments
-Peggy/Cap chemistry
-Red Skull / Zola are hilariously entertaining
-A few cool action shots
-Great climax with Cap sacrificing himself.

-At times it feels HFR. Maybe it's the digital cam shots. Whatever it is, I'm not a fan.
-Underwhelming action
-Set design / lighting. A lot of indoor scenes feel very sterile.
-Howling Commandos are lame.
-The third act overall loses steam.
-Some poor integration of CG backdrops.
-The ending is tonally awkward. ("I had a date."/ jingoistic marching music!)

However, the charm of this movie prevails for me. 7/10.

My MCU rankings:
Thor (7/10)
Captain America (7/10)
Iron Man (6.5/10)
Iron Man 3 (6.5/10)
The Avengers (6/10)
Iron Man 2 (5.5/10)
Thor: The Dark World (5/10)
The Incredible Hulk (4.5/10)

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