Captain America: Civil War


Captain America: Civil War was all the fun that I thought that the second Avengers movie was going to be.  It tells a multi-character, massive epic that juggles all of its various threads effortlessly.  When the character roster had been announced, I thought it was going to be a muddled mess of a movie, more concerned with spectacle than with the actual story at its center.  And while there is spectacle to be had, the third Captain America movie is one of the best offerings that the Marvel Cinematic Universe has to offer.

For those unfamiliar with the progression of the stories from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the good deeds performed by the Avengers (the team of superheroes that includes Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, The Hulk, Black Window and others) have received criticism by governments all around the world due to collateral damage that has left civilians in the wake of their conflicts dead and wounded.

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