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Old January 29 2014, 07:18 AM   #616
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This news does help my confidence in TWS. Not that I wasn't confident, I'm just more confident now.
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Old January 29 2014, 09:16 AM   #617
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It's certainly encouraging. Who would have thought that one of the corniest of all the well known comic book characters would end up having some of the best films of the bunch?
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Old January 30 2014, 07:24 AM   #618
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Yeah. The Cap movie was probably the Phase One movie I was the most unsure of before I saw, but it actually ended up being one of my favorites.
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Old January 30 2014, 09:40 PM   #619
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3 new posters released.
Cap, Fury & Black Widow

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Old January 30 2014, 09:48 PM   #620
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^At least, it's alleged that we're getting them.
ScarJo is in it as Black Widow.
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Old January 31 2014, 05:43 PM   #621
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There's a poster for the UK that combines the other posters into one multi-character poster.

And you can tell that they shouldn't have been combined into a single image, because now I can't figure out what Black Widow is looking at or why Nick Fury is looking over Cap's head or where the illumination is coming from.
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Old January 31 2014, 11:06 PM   #622
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Still no love for Falcon.
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Old February 1 2014, 04:54 AM   #623
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Do we know yet just how big of a role he's playing? I'd been assuming it was probably going to be a fairly small supporting role, while the movie mainly focuses on Cap, Black Widow, and The Winter Soldier.
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Old February 1 2014, 05:19 AM   #624
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In Avengers, Black Widow looked really tough. But in all the pics and clips I've seen she looks kind of on the weak and frail side. I don;t know that's the vibe I'm getting.
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Old February 1 2014, 05:23 AM   #625
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In Avengers, Black Widow looked really tough. But in all the pics and clips I've seen she looks kind of on the weak and frail side. I don;t know that's the vibe I'm getting.
Maybe being around a guy who wears grandpa clothes does that to you?
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Old February 1 2014, 05:28 AM   #626
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I'd surrender to her without a fight....
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Old February 1 2014, 05:33 AM   #627
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In Avengers, Black Widow looked really tough. But in all the pics and clips I've seen she looks kind of on the weak and frail side. I don;t know that's the vibe I'm getting.
Maybe being around a guy who wears grandpa clothes does that to you?
what?
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Old February 1 2014, 11:25 AM   #628
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It's certainly encouraging. Who would have thought that one of the corniest of all the well known comic book characters would end up having some of the best films of the bunch?
It's because they make patriotism and self sacrifice seem noble and not ridiculous like you see in Michael Bay movies.

It also helps that they found the perfect actor for the role.. Evans really makes Captain America work which is the main point given the absolute ridiculous comicbook over the topness of the first movie (Nazi's with a Rad Skull and superweapons.. only in comicbooks ).
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Old February 1 2014, 05:49 PM   #629
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I thought the first Captain America movie was excellent, a well make movioe all around. And if at appears as though the can said of the second one.
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It's certainly encouraging. Who would have thought that one of the corniest of all the well known comic book characters would end up having some of the best films of the bunch?
It's because they make patriotism and self sacrifice seem noble and not ridiculous like you see in Michael Bay movies.
I think the big thing is they managed to make Captain America seem more universal, which is a hard thing to do. Granted, it's easier if you make your values the opposite of the Nazi party. But, if you think about it, he's a character created to silence pacifists and build up support for war, so he had to go a long way to overcome this jingoism.
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