To help those who want to get caught up on the Avenger’s back stories from the film series that created them here are mini-movie reviews to help rejuvenate your memory of each one. Also make sure to check out the series’ review as well as the Avengers individual review.
Ironman 1: a boy genius and millionaire creates a battle suit to end war and usher in world peace until the war comes to him. Great cast, amazing special effects, wonderful story—5 out of 5 dancing hamsters.
Ironman 2: the boy genius millionaire turned superhero publicly announces his identity as Ironman and must fight the world to keep his title from both enemies aboard and at home. Still a great cast, deeper story, and effects just keep getting better—5 out of 5 dancing hamsters.
Thor: an intergalactic being from a world that has mastered magic and science is banished to Earth while his step-brother attempts to usurp the throne. Good cast, fantastic settings, great story—5 out of 5 dancing hamsters.
Hulk: after a science experiment goes awry one man is turned into a super powered green beast when he gets angry. This makes military parties attempt to track and kill him. Poor dialogue, awful understanding of military tactics, clunky fit with others in the series, pretty alright cast—3 out of 5 dancing hamsters for Edward Norton alone.
Captain America: when a young man is too small and weak to join the regular army he signs up for a dangerous experiment that makes him into a super solider that topples a dangerous new world power of super science. Great casting, smart dialogue, just a plain good war movie, but has some weak points in action—4 out of 5 dancing hamsters.
Avengers: a super hero team begrudgingly joins forces to stop an army of aliens from invading Earth. Great cast, wonderful story, amazing visual effects—5 out of 5 dancing hamsters.