Captain America: Civil War Review



Marvel has done it again thanks to their latest blockbuster “Captain America: Civil War”, now playing in theaters.
In this superhero epic, the denizens of the Marvel Universe are forced to pick sides when Captain America (Chris Evans) and Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) come to blows over ideological differences. After a mission involving a new Avengers squad led by Cap ends with several civilian casualties in Lagos, the team are asked to sign an agreement that would force them to take orders from a United Nations panel. Tony Stark (aka Iron Man) pressures Cap to accept this new arrangement, in part because he feels deeply guilty about his own past recklessness; Captain America, however, fears that the Avengers will only be corrupted by bureaucracy. Their disagreement eventually escalates into all-out war when Cap's old friend Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan), now a brainwashed assassin known as the Winter Soldier, reenters the picture.
Captain America: Civil War brings back former Avengers characters such as Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner), Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen), War Machine (Don Cheadle), Falcon (Anthony Mackie), and Vision (Paul Bettany); it also drags into the fray low-rent superhero Ant-Man (Paul Rudd), and introduces both the powerful African Prince Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman) and a new, younger incarnation of Spider-Man (Tom Holland).
Chris Evans is just fantastic in the title role, play Steve with such heart and charism. He definitely seems to love playing this character as he puts so much love in his performance movie after movie after movie. Robert Downey Jr. is the only one who can play Iron Man. No one has Tony Starks mannerisms and can deliver his lines as well as Downey does. Downey was expectantly brilliant in this film as he was playing Iron Man more like the villain in this movie than in previous installments, making you question whether he is a bad guy or not.
The rest of the cast was excellent as well.
The standout in this movie was newcomer, Tom Holland, taking on the role of Peter Parker/Spider-Man and making him the youngest person to play the character. Holland was brilliant as Spider-Man, keeping the wittiness and heart of the character alive making him my new favorite Spider-Man. Hollands performance will definitely make you want to see what is next for Spidey.
You can next see Evans and Downey as Captain American and Iron Man in “The Avengers: Infinity Wars Part One hitting theaters in 2017 and you see Holland as Spider-Man in his first solo movie with Marvel, “Spider-Man: Homecoming” coming to theaters in 2017.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

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