As Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world, he teams up with a fellow Avenger and S.H.I.E.L.D agent, Black Widow, to battle a new threat from history: an assassin known as the Winter Soldier.
Samuel L. Jackson,
Steve Rogers, a rejected military soldier transforms into Captain America after taking a dose of a "Super-Soldier serum". But being Captain America comes at a price as he attempts to take down a war monger and a terrorist organization.
Samuel L. Jackson
When Tony Stark and Bruce Banner try to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program called Ultron, things go horribly wrong and it's up to Earth's mightiest heroes to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plan.
Robert Downey Jr.,
Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, cat burglar Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.
Thousands of years ago, a race of beings known as Dark Elves tried to send the universe into darkness by using a weapon known as the Aether. Warriors from Asgard stop them but their leader Malekith escapes to wait for another opportunity. The warriors find the Aether and since it cannot be destroyed, they try to hide it. In the present day, Jane Foster awaits the return of Thor although it has been two years since they last saw once another. In the meantime, Thor has been trying to bring peace to the nine realms. Jane discovers an anomaly similar to the one that brought Thor to Earth. She goes to investigate, finds a wormhole, and is sucked into it. Back on Asgard, Thor wishes to return to Earth but his father, Odin refuses to let him. Thor learns from Heimdall, who can see into all of the realms, that Jane disappeared. Thor then returns to Earth just as Jane reappears. However, when some policemen try to arrest her, an unknown energy repulses them. Thor then brings Jane to Asgard to ... Written by
Near the start of the film a shot of the London skyline shows the new 'walkie talkie' skyscraper as nearly complete. During the final battle a few shots show it several months earlier, with the building at a much earlier stage in the build. In the final scenes you see the building again, at yet another stage of development. See more »
Long before the birth of light, there was darkness... and from that darkness came the Dark Elves. Millennia ago, the most ruthless of their kind, Malekith, sought to transform our universe back into one of eternal night. Such evil was possible through the power of the Aether, an ancient force of infinite destruction. The noble armies of Asgard, led by my father King Bor, waged a mighty war against these creatures. As the Nine Worlds converged above him, Malekith could at...
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Having just watched a premier screening, I am delighted to come away
from the cinema to write a positive review. Thor Dark World is a
spectacular special effect driven film, much of which is set in
I was worried that including Loki yet again might become a little
repetitive, but in this film he excels as a great character, I only
hope however that they don't overdue his presence in the Marvel
Universe. How many times can this guy come back from the dead?
There isn't as much character development as the first film, and Thor's
friends are nowhere near as interesting as the Avengers. I guess they
simply needed these characters to all remain as they were so as to keep
continuity within the Marvel universe, but its noticeable how little
impact the storyline will have on anybody.
The armies of Asguard were noticeably lacking in fire-power and weapons
(even though they have an armoury), which is made even more evident
when an entire guard division bring knives to a laser-gun fight. Their
turrents were the only defense they had against an Ariel assault and
proved to be practically useless. You would expect them to be better
The healing powers of Thor, Jane, and even a smashed alien space-craft
become a bit of a running joke as well. But at least they get hurt,
even if it only takes them a scene to heal. And if smashing every
column holding up a building is still not enough to take it down I'm
not sure what will be.
Christopher Eccleston played a competent bad guy, although his
intentions for what he was doing was still unclear as to why. Its
simple to say he was insane and just wanted to kill everybody, but when
a threat of that magnitude appears and planetary alignments are in
effect, you expect half the Universe to show up and stop him or take
advantage of the situation, or come looking to take the power for
themselves. I also expected to see the entire army of Asguard come to
help out at the end like they apparently did in the past. Not just Thor
who appears there by mistake.
The scientist with the miraculous plot saving devise is also a little
hard fetch to take in, especially when he creates a remote control for
cosmic anomalies. Along with Loki's illusion power which also serves as
a convenient plot-saving devise at times. I'm willing to overlook these
but there's no denying what they are.
Overall its a good enjoyable superhero movie, which you will want to
watch several times and is a decent entry into the Marvel Universe.
P.S. Watch it in 2D, The 3D added little of worth.
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