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Will ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Be Worth Watching?

The following is the second of a series of posts previewing the plethora of comic book movies to come over the next few years.  The first post in the series, previewing Ant-Man, can be found here.

Interest in the second Avengers film began nearly as soon as fans left the theater from the first film.  What would the next one be about?  What new Avengers would be in it?  Who would the villain be?  Those questions permeated the web and fans waited in earnest, hoping desperately for new information.

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All-New Captain America #1

Marvel has been in a bit of hot water recently.  The comic giant has enjoyed enormous success with the expansion of the cinematic universe and a series of some truly interesting stories, but they’ve also invited a fair share of controversy by taking on new perspectives on old characters. Near the front of the pack, second only to the controversial decision to have a female version of Thor, was the transition of Sam Wilson from the Falcon to the new Captain America.

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All Comic Book Movies through 2020

It’s hard to believe that it’s barely been a year since DC jumped on the cinematic universe bandwagon, announcing Batman V. Superman and moving to expand their horizons.  More recently, DC and Marvel have announced exactly what movies they’re making and when, leading to a sort of nerd euphoria in the coming decade.  It’s easy to loose track, so here’s a concise list of all comic book movies to be released through the year 2020.

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Captain America: The First Avenger

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I have a rule when it comes to comic book movies that I don’t like to be broken.  One actor shouldn’t play multiple superheroes.  Even if they’re in different cinematic universes.  I just don’t like it.  So when I tell you that Chris Evans as Captain America is the best casting Marvel has done to date, I hope you can appreciate just how hard it was for me to come to that conclusion.

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