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Tribal Warfare
05-30-2010, 12:56 AM
Captain America's costume will look different (http://www.joblo.com/index.php?id=32353)

by: Mike Sampson May. 28, 2010

Some superhero costumes, like Iron Man, make fairly easy transitions to the world of movies. Others, like Captain America, prove to be a little more difficult. What works in the comics doesn't always work well with an actor actually having to wear that costume. So I've been curious to see how they were going to adapt the Captain America suit for Chris Evans to resemble the original design but work within the WWII world that Joe Johnston is creating for the film. I got an exclusive look at one of the approved costume tests for CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER and while I can't pass along anything here, I can describe to you what I saw.

Captain America will have two different costumes in the film, according to Johnston. He told the LA Times that he'll have a costume designed by the Army for his initial USO appearances that's slightly more flashy and a nod to the original design. As he gets called into active duty though, Steve Rogers (who hated the original suit design), creates a new costume that's more battle-ready. This second costume is the one I saw and will the primary costume for the film.

The first thing I noticed is that the trademark wings that flank the side of Cap's hood are gone. In fact the "hood" is gone entirely. In its place is a more traditional M1 Army helmet though this helmet does come over the eyes to give Cap a traditional "domino mask" look. Still present is the white "A" in the middle of the hat (nothing fancy, this is the traditional font), though like the rest of the costume, the blue of the helmet is much more muted than the blue in the comic costume. A thick black strap comes down over the ears and connects under the chin.

Cap is wearing a blue neck piece but from what I saw, it's hard to tell if this is connected to something under the helmet or whether it's something like a turtleneck (I'm gonna guess the latter).

http://www.joblo.com/newsimages1/capamcostume2.jpg

The many looks of Captain America

On his chest still lies the white star though it's not as prominent as the comic version. The costume is still split horizontally through the middle with blue on top and red and white stripes on the bottom. But instead of stripes, it's actually just a white base with two red utility straps acting as stripes. These straps affix to a metal loop at the midpoint of the chest and a black strap extends up to the shoulders from that point.

His shoulders have pads over them that extend down to about mid-bicep and are attached via a brown strap under the arm. The sleeves (for lack of a better word) are white with a fairly standard brown glove.

The fabric of the costume doesn't look like the scaled material of SPIDER-MAN but more of a leather fabric, like something you'd see on one of the X-MEN. Cap wears an old school utility belt, the likes of which we haven't seen much in modern superhero movies. Utility belts were a staple of comic superheroes but haven't made the transition but here Cap sports a rather thick belt made up of brown pockets with a silver buckle. (It actually looks something like the belt on this Captain America toy.)

As you might expect, there's no codpiece to be found and Cap is wearing blue pants tucked into brown utility boots. The pants aren't skin tight but they aren't baggy either. And for those who are curious, the pants actually have a fly so Cap can take a leak if he needs to.

The suit actually has a practical WWII military look to it with some of the obvious Captain America flourishes that we would expect. It's hard to really pass judgment on a costume until you see it properly lit, in motion and doing what it's meant to do. But based on what I saw, I'm pretty impressed with how they were able to adapt the costume for the film.

As for the shield, it actually hews very closely to the classic design of red/white/red rings with the white star in a blue circle at the middle.

Buehler445
05-30-2010, 09:17 AM
Sounds good.
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Pants
05-30-2010, 11:10 AM
Chris Evans? Fuck that. It should be Jai Courtney.

Buehler445
05-30-2010, 12:54 PM
Shit, I didn't know Chris Evans was the fire douche in Fantastic 4. Ghey. I agree with Metrolike.

Tribal Warfare
05-30-2010, 12:59 PM
It looks like the main Cap design will be the far right figurine design in the pic

Red Brooklyn
06-02-2010, 03:12 PM
I'm having a hard time posting the image, but here's a link to what is rumored to be "leaked" production artwork. This could be the first "official" look at Capt A.

http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=66741

Tribal Warfare
06-02-2010, 03:17 PM
I'm having a hard time posting the image, but here's a link to what is rumored to be "leaked" production artwork. This could be the first "official" look at Capt A.

http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=66741

http://www.aintitcool.com/images2009/capam1.jpg

http://www.aintitcool.com/images2009/capam2.jpg

http://www.aintitcool.com/images2009/capam3.jpg

http://www.aintitcool.com/images2009/capam4.jpg

irishjayhawk
06-02-2010, 03:29 PM
Chris Evans? **** that. It should be Jai Courtney.

I think it's funny because a few days before he was cast they said they wanted an unknown (or relatively so). He's definitely not.

I was actually hoping for Captain Awesome from Chuck, but anyone but Chris Evans would have been good. Not that Chris Evans is a bad choice per se.

Jamie
06-02-2010, 04:02 PM
That costume would be pretty good for the Avengers movie, but for a movie set during WWII it looks too modern.

Reaper16
06-02-2010, 04:15 PM
That costume would be pretty good for the Avengers movie, but for a movie set during WWII it looks too modern.
Yeah, it looks like he's wearing Nike Pro Combat padding on his legs.

Douche Baggins
07-21-2010, 08:17 AM
http://img821.imageshack.us/img821/4517/12796634206973807.jpg

Red Brooklyn
07-21-2010, 08:22 AM
:thumb:

I'm maybe - I said MAYBE - starting to get a little pumped for this thing.

Brock
07-21-2010, 08:26 AM
Captain America has little wings on the sides of his head. FAIL

The Elder
07-28-2010, 06:49 PM
They tried the wings and it didnt look so hot. Also in some of the modern animation he didnt have the wings back in WWII. I have to respectfully disagree with some on here. I think the costume is spot on perfect for the time of the movie. The movie will begin in the modern era and most of the movie will be a flashback history. It will then end back in todays world with The Avengers being the next step.

beach tribe
07-28-2010, 07:36 PM
This is movie is going to fall in line with the Fantastic Four. A waste.

Chris Evans? Ridamndiculous.

SnakeXJones
07-28-2010, 08:21 PM
This is movie is going to fall in line with the Fantastic Four. A waste.

Chris Evans? Ridamndiculous. Have u ever seen the series with Reb Brown? what a shitfest

Deberg_1990
07-28-2010, 09:29 PM
Have u ever seen the series with Reb Brown? what a shitfest

not as bad as this......


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Valiant
07-28-2010, 09:39 PM
They tried the wings and it didnt look so hot. Also in some of the modern animation he didnt have the wings back in WWII. I have to respectfully disagree with some on here. I think the costume is spot on perfect for the time of the movie. The movie will begin in the modern era and most of the movie will be a flashback history. It will then end back in todays world with The Avengers being the next step.

I was reading somewhere where it will be more about good deeds and a international movie about him instead of concentrating on him being an AMERICAN hero.. Basically trying to appeal the movie to the world instead of Americans...

Which is fine if it was not Captain America.. Hopefully this does not turn out to be the case..

Valiant
07-28-2010, 09:40 PM
not as bad as this......


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Pretty much how I think this one will do.. Maybe this movie flops and kills the Avengers movie.. Because honestly I do not think there is anyway in hell of doing one decent unless it is 100%cgi

Red Brooklyn
07-29-2010, 08:14 AM
1990 Captain America.... wow...

I had almost completely erased that cinematic abortion from my mind. Thanks, man.

Thanks.

The Elder
07-29-2010, 11:10 AM
Wow. I remember that. It was almost as bad as the Fantastic Four movie that was never released. (Thank God)

Deberg_1990
07-29-2010, 11:41 AM
Wow. I remember that. It was almost as bad as the Fantastic Four movie that was never released. (Thank God)

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Red Brooklyn
07-29-2010, 11:50 AM
Terrible. Terrible movie. Terrible.

The Elder
07-29-2010, 11:51 AM
Yep. That would be the one. lol

Valiant
07-29-2010, 01:03 PM
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Holy shit that is awesome.. please be on dvd somewhere uncut..

Red Brooklyn
07-29-2010, 01:05 PM
Good luck. Back in the day it was really hard to come by. They tried to bury this thing. I saw it a Kansas City Comic Book Convention forever ago. One of the vendors had a bootlegged copy and showed it. In it's entirety. All day long. I sat through it. But only once.

It was the hight of terrible.

googlegoogle
08-02-2010, 12:51 AM
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Tribal Warfare
08-02-2010, 01:35 AM
Holy shit that is awesome.. please be on dvd somewhere uncut..

http://www.kickasstorrents.com/the-fantastic-four-1994-unreleased-film-t3264505.html

Red Brooklyn
08-04-2010, 08:15 AM
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Oh, Lord, this one's even better! I saw it after I saw the 1990 version. Seriously, this movie has one of the best worst lines in cinema history.

Something along the lines of "Old people are my friends!" I don't remember the exact qoute but,... damn.... good times.

Deberg_1990
08-04-2010, 10:38 AM
Oh, Lord, this one's even better! I saw it after I saw the 1990 version. Seriously, this movie has one of the best worst lines in cinema history.

Something along the lines of "Old people are my friends!" I don't remember the exact qoute but,... damn.... good times.

heh....yea, i remember that as a a kid.

The Hulk TV show was decent at times, but Marvel really licensed out a bunch of crap back in the 70's.......the Spider Man TV series is pretty laughable now.

Red Brooklyn
08-04-2010, 10:47 AM
heh....yea, i remember that as a a kid.

The Hulk TV show was decent at times, but Marvel really licensed out a bunch of crap back in the 70's.......the Spider Man TV series is pretty laughable now.
I still have an episode of the live-action Spider-Man TV series on VHS - taped off of TV. It's ridiculous. And hysterical. I try not to think about it, because once I do.... it's almost impossible to get that theme song out of my head. :)

The Hulk series was great. The movies, however.... yikes. I like the first one. But the ones with Dare Devil and Thor (esspecially) where a little too much for me.

The Elder
08-05-2010, 09:44 AM
Did you hear that Kramer who played thor in the Return of the Incredible Hulk, has a cameo in the new film? I think thats cool how they may tribute to the old stuff. They did that four times in the Incredible Hulk movie.

Red Brooklyn
08-05-2010, 09:49 AM
That is kinda cool.

Stuff like that makes me believe they'll be able to pull of a Deadpool movie with flying colors. The audience will have no problem with the character breaking the 4th wall because they kind of already do it. The tone (at least) has been set. Audiences look forward to these moments, ever since Stan Lee showed up in Spider-Man.

SnakeXJones
08-05-2010, 02:27 PM
<object height="385" width="480">


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Red Brooklyn
08-05-2010, 02:41 PM
Oh, you'll start out laughing... but you'll end up crying. It's bad.

SnakeXJones
08-05-2010, 03:51 PM
Oh, you'll start out laughing... but you'll end up crying. It's bad. Sounds like it should've been on rifftrax

Red Brooklyn
08-06-2010, 07:30 AM
I think if the movie were more easily accessible it would be. But it's difficult to come across a copy of it. Should they ever get the gumption, though, this would make an epic rifftrax edition.

SnakeXJones
08-10-2010, 02:28 AM
I think if the movie were more easily accessible it would be. But it's difficult to come across a copy of it. Should they ever get the gumption, though, this would make an epic rifftrax edition. Then Maybe couple of members want to join me making a riff project on this unreleased gem hell could be fun for shit and giggles

Red Brooklyn
08-10-2010, 11:58 AM
Then Maybe couple of members want to join me making a riff project on this unreleased gem hell could be fun for shit and giggles

I'd totally be down for something like that. And if you're seriously thinking of doing this, you should get mcan in on it. He rocks the shit out of this kind of thing. He's one of the best "MSTers" I've ever met. Dude's hilarious.

SnakeXJones
08-10-2010, 03:11 PM
I'd totally be down for something like that. And if you're seriously thinking of doing this, you should get mcan in on it. He rocks the shit out of this kind of thing. He's one of the best "MSTers" I've ever met. Dude's hilarious. Yes I been thinking about this for a good while a unreleased Fantasic Four seriously looks fun to rip apart

Red Brooklyn
09-09-2010, 11:00 AM
Captain America Costume Photos Online

http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=69651

Psyko Tek
09-09-2010, 11:06 AM
here's a couple more of the stunt double


http://chud.com/articles/content_images/173/CapAmerica_2.jpg


http://chud.com/articles/content_images/173/CapAmerica_3.jpg

like the used shield

think the costumes fairly good

Red Brooklyn
09-09-2010, 11:21 AM
Nice.

It looks a little cheesy in these shots, but I'm sure it'll look much better on film. I love the little wings painted on the side of the helmet. Nice touch.

big nasty kcnut
09-10-2010, 05:52 AM
marvel sucks i like dc better. Can't wait to see green lantern and my fav. the flash on the big screen.

The Elder
09-11-2010, 05:49 AM
Well I like both. In one years time we will have Thor, Green Lanturn, Captain America, The Avengers, and Batman 3. Thats a good year. Starting May 6, 2011

AustinChief
09-11-2010, 12:24 PM
marvel sucks i like dc better. Can't wait to see green lantern and my fav. the flash on the big screen.

You have got to be kidding... DC is the comic that your retarded cousin reads... At least you like the only two DECENT titles from DC... and even Green Lantern is pretty damn cheesy.

I remember being 8 years old and thinking DC was a kiddie comic.

Pushead2
09-13-2010, 12:17 AM
Thor movie looks as bad as the 1994 Fantastic Four feature.

The Elder
09-15-2010, 05:21 PM
Thor movie looks as bad as the 1994 Fantastic Four feature.

Gotta disagree with ya there. That Fantastic Four movie Is almost as bad as Santa Clause Conqurs the Martians. Thor movie is lookin pretty good.

keg in kc
09-23-2010, 10:36 PM
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Tribal Warfare
01-15-2011, 04:36 AM
New Photo of Chris Evans as Captain America (http://www.superherohype.com/news/articles/113723-new-photo-of-chris-evans-as-captain-america?_r=true)

http://cdn.superherohype.com/images/stories/ca510.jpg

Bowser
01-15-2011, 10:18 AM
<object width="640" height="390"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/cU8Yqj6BDQg&hl=en_US&feature=player_embedded&version=3"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowScriptAccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/cU8Yqj6BDQg&hl=en_US&feature=player_embedded&version=3" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowfullscreen="true" allowScriptAccess="always" width="640" height="390"></embed></object>That's bad ass!

New Photo of Chris Evans as Captain America (http://www.superherohype.com/news/articles/113723-new-photo-of-chris-evans-as-captain-america?_r=true)

http://cdn.superherohype.com/images/stories/ca510.jpg

And that's just terrible.

Buck
01-15-2011, 12:36 PM
That's bad ass!



And that's just terrible.

Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat?

I think it looks bad ass.

Valiant
01-16-2011, 12:40 PM
That's bad ass!



And that's just terrible.

Yeah what are you smoking?? How do you think it is suppose to look?? That is about as normal looking you can get a superhero costume without it lookign cheesy.. IE green lantern..

D-Train6906
01-17-2011, 02:25 PM
I have been a huge fan of Chris Evans since Not Another Teen Movie. He did well in Fantastic Four, I thought. He just looks comfortable in front of the camera. I'm sure he'll do well in Captain America.

keg in kc
01-17-2011, 02:27 PM
http://www.latimes.com/media/photo/2011-01/58730530.jpg

ReynardMuldrake
01-17-2011, 02:42 PM
And that's just terrible.

What's wrong with it? That's about as realistic as you can make it. Are you saying you prefer the cartoony spandex look?

Deberg_1990
02-03-2011, 06:51 PM
i love this suit! Theres supposed to be a small trailer during the Super Bowl.

Tribal Warfare
02-03-2011, 07:01 PM
i love this suit! Theres supposed to be a small trailer during the Super Bowl.

The Avengers Ultimate look

keg in kc
02-04-2011, 09:23 PM
Pretty badass teaser poster:

Pushead2
02-05-2011, 04:42 AM
maybe it's me but I just never got into the whole "Captain America" comic series. Shit seemed a little weak to me

keg in kc
02-07-2011, 09:40 AM
Almost forgot this one from last night:

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Deberg_1990
02-07-2011, 10:34 AM
that looks great. I like how they made the actor look skinny, frail and non buffed before the transformation. Pretty cool.

Douche Baggins
02-07-2011, 10:43 AM
http://i53.tinypic.com/db19i.jpg

Red Brooklyn
02-07-2011, 10:45 AM
I'm much more excited for this than I expected. The trailer was spot on.

-King-
02-08-2011, 03:09 AM
I'm not a comic book head and I don't feel like looking this up...but what are Captain America's powers? Or is he like Batman?
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Tribal Warfare
02-08-2011, 03:51 AM
I'm not a comic book head and I don't feel like looking this up...but what are Captain America's powers? Or is he like Batman?
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Captain America doesn't have super powers but his athletic ability, hand eye coordination,and his immune system( doesn't get sick ect...) are at the peak of human perfection

Pushead2
02-08-2011, 06:08 AM
yawnnnn

-King-
02-08-2011, 10:11 PM
Captain America doesn't have super powers but his athletic ability, hand eye coordination,and his immune system( doesn't get sick ect...) are at the peak of human perfection

ROFL Thats fucking gay.

Psyko Tek
02-08-2011, 11:08 PM
Captain America doesn't have super powers but his athletic ability, hand eye coordination,and his immune system( doesn't get sick ect...) are at the peak of human perfection

and immortality
it's a super soldier serum
stronger
faster
better
you get the idea

Psyko Tek
02-08-2011, 11:09 PM
I'm not a comic book head and I don't feel like looking this up...but what are Captain America's powers? Or is he like Batman?
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NObody is like Batman

Tribal Warfare
02-09-2011, 12:10 AM
and immortality
it's a super soldier serum
stronger
faster
better
you get the idea

I don't remember Cap being immortal in the comics outside of being frozen in ice for 20-50+ years depending on which continuity you want to guy by.

bowener
02-09-2011, 12:19 AM
NObody is like Batman
I am.

scott free
02-10-2011, 12:21 PM
Cant say that i ever really cared about CA, other than watching the epically bad tv series in the 70's.

The sooner this goes to dvd, the sooner i'll get around to seeing it.

Barret
02-10-2011, 05:44 PM
Just spotted this parody of the Super Bowl TV spot. NSFW Music by the way

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Fish
03-03-2011, 03:26 PM
http://img690.imageshack.us/img690/914/captainamericaredskull5.jpg

There's also a pretty decent interview with director Joe Johnston here as well:

http://insidemovies.ew.com/2011/03/03/captain-america-red-skull-first-look-exclusive/

Bowser
03-04-2011, 10:41 AM
Ok, Red Skull looks pretty badass.

bowener
03-04-2011, 01:02 PM
Holy shit. I just watched the trailer for the 1990 Captain America film. Never even knew it existed. Looks awful. Anybody here ever watch it?

ThaVirus
03-04-2011, 02:24 PM
ROFL Thats ****ing gay.

? I think it's pretty fucking awesome. He's as fast, strong and agile as a human being could EVER be without being superhuman. He could go to the Olympics and win every fucking physical ability-based event without any training... If you ever saw the new Incredible Hulk movie, Cap is what Blonsky was right after taking the super soldier serum but before he went full-Abomination.

Tribal Warfare
03-23-2011, 05:40 PM
Extra footage in the link (http://collider.com/captain-america-the-first-avenger-image-clip/81818/)


http://collider.com/wp-content/uploads/captain-america-the-first-avenger-movie-image-chris-evans-06-395x600.jpg

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Marvel Studios’ Kevin Feige will produce CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER. Alan Fine, Stan Lee, David Maisel and Louis D’Esposito will executive produce. The film will be released in the US on July 22, 2011 and distributed by Paramount Pictures.



CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER will focus on the early days of the Marvel Universe when Steve Rogers volunteers to participate in an experimental program that turns him into the Super Soldier known as Captain America.

Born during the Great Depression, Steve Rogers grew up a frail youth in a poor family. Horrified by the newsreel footage of the Nazis in Europe, Rogers was inspired to enlist in the army. However, because of his frailty and sickness, he was rejected. Overhearing the boy’s earnest plea, General Chester Phillips offered Rogers the opportunity to take part in a special experiment… Operation: Rebirth. After weeks of tests, Rogers was at last administered the Super-Solider Serum and bombarded by “vita-rays.” Steve Rogers emerged from the treatment with a body as perfect as a body can be and still be human. Rogers was then put through an intensive physical and tactical training program. Three months later, he was given his first assignment as Captain America. Armed with his indestructible shield and battle savvy, Captain America has continued his war against evil both as a sentinel of liberty and as leader of the Avengers.

keg in kc
03-23-2011, 06:45 PM
The full trailer:

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(edit: put the trailer in a spoiler box because it was auto-playing)

Awesome trailer. As good as Thor's, if not better. They look to be nailing these...

Higher quality version, without the ET logo: http://www.twitvid.com/ATCDK

Deberg_1990
03-23-2011, 07:26 PM
That looks great. Love how they made Evans look like a wimp there at the beginning..nice use of CGI.

Pestilence
03-25-2011, 09:55 AM
This summer is going to be awesome.

Thor
Captain America

Bowser
03-25-2011, 11:16 AM
Ok, I've come around. This looks pretty damned good.

It's gonna be a big summer for movies. I may have to take a second job.

Tribal Warfare
03-25-2011, 12:03 PM
This summer is going to be awesome.

Thor
Captain America
X- Men: First Class

FYP

Pestilence
03-25-2011, 12:38 PM
FYP

I knew I was forgetting one.

Deberg_1990
03-25-2011, 12:49 PM
FYP

This summer is going to be awesome.

Thor
Captain America
X-Men First Class
Green Lantern


FYP's

Pestilence
03-25-2011, 12:49 PM
Meh......Green Lantern really doesn't excite me that much.

jiveturkey
03-25-2011, 01:16 PM
Green Lattern looks like the shittiest super hero movie ever!

Deberg_1990
03-25-2011, 01:17 PM
Meh......Green Lantern really doesn't excite me that much.

Green Lattern looks like the shittiest super hero movie ever!

I agree...it doesnt look very good.

keg in kc
03-26-2011, 03:10 AM
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Rausch
03-26-2011, 09:48 AM
? I think it's pretty ****ing awesome. He's as fast, strong and agile as a human being could EVER be without being superhuman. He could go to the Olympics and win every ****ing physical ability-based event without any training... If you ever saw the new Incredible Hulk movie, Cap is what Blonsky was right after taking the super soldier serum but before he went full-Abomination.

I think they handled it completely wrong and It'll go sideways and down like Hulk1 did...

ThaVirus
03-26-2011, 02:07 PM
I think they handled it completely wrong and It'll go sideways and down like Hulk1 did...

You think they handled Blonsky wrong after he received the Super Soldier Serum?

keg in kc
06-18-2011, 07:44 PM
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Rausch
06-19-2011, 07:15 AM
You think they handled Blonsky wrong after he received the Super Soldier Serum?

No, Cap...

Jawshco
06-19-2011, 05:39 PM
I may be the only one who doesn't want to see Captain America's helmet wings, but I suppose this costume isn't too bad. It's pretty much concept art, but I like it.

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keg in kc
06-23-2011, 06:26 PM
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keg in kc
06-30-2011, 11:06 AM
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-King-
07-01-2011, 08:05 PM
Ok, it's DEFINITELY not as lame as I thought it would be.

Deberg_1990
07-18-2011, 12:12 PM
Bootleg of the post credits sequence has hit. Its a teaser of course for next Summers Avenger movie.


http://spinoff.comicbookresources.com/2011/07/18/captain-america-post-credits-scene-leaks-online-teases-the-avengers/



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Jawshco
07-19-2011, 03:53 PM
Dang! I missed both the Avengers and Amazing Spider-man trailers. Does anyone have any working links to either of there trailers?

Molitoth
07-19-2011, 08:23 PM
Captain America is a pussy.

keg in kc
07-20-2011, 05:06 AM
First review I've seen, from one of the aicn comics guys:Well, the first thing I have to say is: this is it CAPTAIN AMERICA fans…this is the CAP movie we’ve all been waiting for.

When Joe Johnston was named as the director of this movie I was hoping we’d be in good hands. I’ve been a big fan of the movie version of THE ROCKETEER for a while (I actually just watched it the other week.) and I hoped that if Johnston could bring just a taste of the period feel along with the heart that he brought to that movie to the CAPTAIN AMERICA film that everything would be fine. But it’s been a long time since THE ROCKETEER and I can’t say for sure that I’ve seen anything that Johnston’s directed since then. So while Marvel Studios’ choice of Johnston seemed a bit out of left field, I was hopeful. But there’s nothing to worry about friends, CAPTAIN AMERICA is THE ROCKETEER cranked up to eleven.

I really don’t think I’ve seen a live action superhero movie since possibly Raimi’s first SPIDER-MAN flick that just wholeheartedly gives the superhero concept a giant bone crushing bear hug as much as Johnston’s Captain America does. Yes, IRON MAN, THE DARK KNIGHT, and THOR are great films but none of them truly feel like an old fashioned superhero romp to me. None of them embrace the great underwear on the outside four color nature of the comics that I grew up on. CAPTAIN AMERICA does. CAPTAIN AMERICA embraces the costume, the earnest hero trying to prove himself, the code of honor, all of it. It’s not embarrassed of what it is or where it came from. It holds its roots over its head and waves them proudly like, well, like a grand old flag.More here (http://www.aintitcool.com/node/50455).

Deberg_1990
07-20-2011, 07:18 AM
Reviews will probably be filtering out today and tomorrow. Sounds pretty postive so far....and i thought this would be one of the weaker comic films.

oh, and it also sounds like a kids movie thats safe to take kids to **cough** Transformers **cough**




http://www.hitfix.com/blogs/motion-captured/posts/review-captain-america-offers-sprawling-sincere-superhero-story


"Captain America: The First Avenger" is one of the finest movies yet from Marvel Studios, and a big departure in tone and storytelling from most of the films they've made so far. It is a strong indicator that the more willing the studio is to experiment, the more exciting the payoffs can be. In this case, there's no clear precursor to this one in anything else Marvel's done, and it feels like branching out and trying something this different freed them up. It helps that director Joe Johnston shot the film like he had something to prove and Chris Evans appears to have been born for this role. Everything came together here in a way that I'm not sure anyone could have predicted, and that indefinable chemistry is one of the things that makes this feel so special...........

Molitoth
07-20-2011, 07:44 AM
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Nice use of Tool's - 46&2.

Doesn't look too bad considering it's Captain America. I suppose I will give this one a chance.

Sure-Oz
07-20-2011, 04:52 PM
http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/captain-america/

21 total reviews so far sitting at 62%

SnakeXJones
07-20-2011, 07:56 PM
Jeez I thought the movie was gonna be more positive than that atleast its getting better reception than Green Lateran

duncan_idaho
07-20-2011, 08:02 PM
Saw it last night ... I liked it better than Thor but not as much as the Iron Man flicks. Definitely better than either Hulk film.

Main difference is that Evans doesn't command the screen the way Downey does. He was good. Just not brilliant.

Sure-Oz
07-20-2011, 11:36 PM
Pretty hard to top RDJ though

keg in kc
07-21-2011, 12:31 AM
Jeez I thought the movie was gonna be more positive than that atleast its getting better reception than Green LateranWe live in a cynical world, I'm not sure how well a genuinely comic-y comic book film is going to be received. I'm not even sure I'm going to like it, since I'm not a big fan of, say, the Donner Superman films. I like my movies dark and my heroes gray. And it looks to me like Captain America isn't going to be.

Deberg_1990
07-21-2011, 01:07 AM
We live in a cynical world, I'm not sure how well a genuinely comic-y comic book film is going to be received. I'm not even sure I'm going to like it, since I'm not a big fan of, say, the Donner Superman films. I like my movies dark and my heroes gray. And it looks to me like Captain America isn't going to be.

Yea, i think theres going to be a divide with this flick. Comic fans who like dark and gloomy..and ones who prefer more sunny ones like Supes and Captain America.

IMO theres room for both. This flick looks like a ton of fun. A throwback to a simpler era, which IMO is great.

Sure-Oz
07-21-2011, 09:31 AM
34 reviews at 68% on rt

JD10367
07-21-2011, 09:57 AM
I just saw this film. Well, most of it; we had to restart the digital projector with 10 minutes to go because there was a public show, but I think I know how it ends.

I have no idea what the reviewers are talking about. It was awesome and easily my favorite movie of the summer so far.

I enjoyed "Thor". I really enjoyed "Green Lantern" (more than most). But I enjoyed this one most of all so far. It has a perfect mix: it tells the backstory, it has Indiana Jones style action, it has just enough touch of sci-fi for the geeks, it has a hot busty chick with an English accent, the character is as fleshed-out as I think he can be (both literally and figuratively). If anything, I think the film is too short. For me, it took a comic book character who I've always found bland (like Green Lantern) and made him real. Well done.

Oh, and by the way.....




























THERE'S A ****ING KICK-ASS "AVENGERS" TRAILER AT THE END!!

I almost jimped. And I'm more of a DC person. I saw Iron Man, Thor, Hawkeye, Captain America... It looks like almost too much to pack into one film, as each character is so much bigger than the part he'll play. But it's easily going to be the blockbuster of the summer next year (along with "TDKR"). ****, yeah.

Sure-Oz
07-21-2011, 10:01 PM
http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/captain-america/

Sitting at a solid 71% with 78 total reviews

JD10367
07-21-2011, 11:52 PM
http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/captain-america/

Sitting at a solid 71% with 78 total reviews

Meh. The RT consensus gave "Thor" 77%, and I thought it was good but not THAT good (and not better than "Captain America") and gave "Green Lantern" 26%, and I thought it was much better than that rating (and just as good, if not better, than "Thor"). Critics' reviews are a good starting point, but ultimately movies have to be seen to be individually judged. The more I see "HP7B" the less I like it, and yet the critics are falling all over themselves to slobber it's knob.

Tribal Warfare
07-22-2011, 01:59 AM
I loved the movIe.............. CAPTAIN AMERICA FUCK YEAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Douche Baggins
07-22-2011, 02:40 AM
How is Hugo?

Tribal Warfare
07-22-2011, 02:42 AM
How is Hugo?

Weaving did a good job, not at the level of Agent Smith or "V" badass but still very solid.

DBOSHO
07-22-2011, 03:46 AM
The Avengers trailer is the coolest trailer ive ever seen.

Tribal Warfare
07-22-2011, 04:15 AM
The Avengers trailer is the coolest trailer ive ever seen.

that goes without saying, but Mark Ruffalo as Banner.. meh

JD10367
07-22-2011, 07:46 AM
that goes without saying, but Mark Ruffalo as Banner.. meh

Yeah but, on the bright side, IMO the Hulk is the least interesting of the super-characters because even as superheroes the rest are still the men they portray and thus have personality. IM is RDJ, Thor is Hemsworth, GL is Reynolds, and IMO CA now is Chris Evans. Hulk? Meh. He's a big green grunting CGI. Whether it's supposed to be Ruffalo, Norton, or Bana makes little difference to me (although Norton clearly had the most personality).

keg in kc
07-22-2011, 08:25 AM
Going to go today. Is there any reason to see it in 3D?

Deberg_1990
07-22-2011, 08:41 AM
Is there any reason to see it in 3D?

Its a post convert, so i wouldnt support it. But its your money...

keg in kc
07-22-2011, 08:47 AM
11:15 showing for $5 it is.

keg in kc
07-22-2011, 01:43 PM
Saw it. I thought it was okay. I had problems with the pacing, particularly once he reached Italy. Not a bad movie, but I think I liked Thor more.

Really looking forward to Cowboys and Aliens next week. Hope it's not a letdown.

Deberg_1990
07-22-2011, 03:05 PM
Saw it. I thought it was okay. I had problems with the pacing, particularly once he reached Italy. Not a bad movie, but I think I liked Thor more.

Really looking forward to Cowboys and Aliens next week. Hope it's not a letdown.

This sounds like a slight thumbs down....or a disappointment?

keg in kc
07-22-2011, 03:06 PM
This sounds like a slight thumbs down....or a disappointment?Slight disappointment. Still a thumbs up.

DBOSHO
07-22-2011, 03:24 PM
My favorite superhero movie of the summer is still Thor.

Thor
Cap
Green Lantern

JD10367
07-22-2011, 05:14 PM
Saw it. I thought it was okay. I had problems with the pacing, particularly once he reached Italy. Not a bad movie, but I think I liked Thor more.

Really looking forward to Cowboys and Aliens next week. Hope it's not a letdown.

If by this you mean it seemed too compact, I agree. I thought the film could've been longer and fleshed out his actions a little more. But that's the sign of a good film: when it actually feels too short.

I liked "Thor", but I just found it a bit draggy, the character a bit one-dimensional, and the love interest angle totally not there. I think Hemsworth did the best he could with the role. I liked all three, but if forced to rank them I'd give Cap an A-, Lantern a B+, and Thor a B. (For comparison's sake, I'd give HP7B a B- and TSF3 a C+.)

JD10367
07-22-2011, 05:15 PM
Oh, and I hope y'all are staying for the Avengers trailer.

Tribal Warfare
07-22-2011, 06:52 PM
This sounds like a slight thumbs down....or a disappointment?

none, it's damn good

keg in kc
07-22-2011, 07:02 PM
If by this you mean it seemed too compact, I agree. I thought the film could've been longer and fleshed out his actions a little more. But that's the sign of a good film: when it actually feels too short.Not at all. I thought it dragged for most of the run time, but most noticeably there. It almost turned into a 'check my watch' movie. You know the ones, where you get bored and check your watch, and wonder how the film that feels 3 hours long has only been going for 45 minutes . So no, it didn't feel too short to me. Although it did feel like an abrupt resolution. And I hated the way it ended (not including the bump). "I missed a date" or whatever his line at the end was...just terrible. That may have been the biggest black mark of all for me, that single line.

My take on Thor was almost the opposite of yours. I like pretty much every aspect of that movie more. But I tend to prefer more out-there fantasy, as opposed to historical science fiction, which is what Captain America basically was.

Although I did think the two movies tied together very well, and I think lead into The Avengers really well.

ThaVirus
07-23-2011, 04:06 PM
I actually liked the "I had a date" line. Can't explain Why, it just worked for me. I also thought Chris Evans did a damn good job, as well as Tommy Lee and Hugo. Evans chemistry with the lead girl made the love bit especially engaging for me..... not to mention she was sexy as hell.

JD10367
07-23-2011, 04:20 PM
I actually liked the "I had a date" line. Can't explain Why, it just worked for me. I also thought Chris Evans did a damn good job, as well as Tommy Lee and Hugo. Evans chemistry with the lead girl made the love bit especially engaging for me..... not to mention she was sexy as hell.

She was on Craig Ferguson last week. (The talk show. Not Craig himself. He should be so lucky.) She's voluptuous as hell and has mega-huge cans.

I was only disappointed in the ending because I thought they had perfectly telegraphed the ending and guessed wrong:

With all the references to dancing and finding the right partner, and his asking her to meet him next week, I thought for sure the film was going to end with him finding that she was still alive and now in her 90s, and that he would go to her and surprise her with his still being alive, and they would dance. It was set up that way for a nice sappy sad ending. By subbing just that line, it was kind of abrupt.

Deberg_1990
07-23-2011, 04:48 PM
Wow, i couldnt disagree more with Keg on this flick. I loved it! The acting, the origin story, the love story, the action, the actors..it all worked perfectly for me.

I can understand why some might have thought it dragged some in the middle though, but i thought it was all neccessary for the character. The only minor gripe i might have had was that the story didnt seem to focus on one single focused mission. It might have lost some narrative drive there. The filmed spanned a several year period and 2 or 3 montages were used to show this. But overall, i thought this was old school film making at its finest. It reminded me of something that might have been made in the 80's. sort of a Raiders lite. Oh, and the Avengers preview at the end practically gave me wood. Cant wait.


Best flick Joe Johnston has ever made...well this and October Sky, which he brought a lot of that film's heartfelt earnest here....Great stuff.

JD10367
07-23-2011, 06:40 PM
It reminded me of something that might have been made in the 80's. sort of a Raiders lite.

I felt the same way. It definitely benefits from him being a rather regular guy (just one with a great right hook, good sense of aim, and ability to leap things a little better). Tied in with the 1940s time frame it lent itself to a lot of physical action. And they worked the shield in there nicely (since it's always tough to figure out how to make a simple shield be a main weapon). I think this film might even draw in a lot of older people and/or non-comic-geeks, due to the war setting and sentiment. My dad is 77 and has no interest in films like "Thor" and "Green Lantern" but I told him to go check out "Captain America" because I think he'll like it.

Best flick Joe Johnston has ever made...well this and October Sky, which he brought a lot of that film's heartfelt earnest here....Great stuff.

"October Sky" is a GREAT flick. I highly recommend it to anyone who hasn't seen it. A simple yet powerful little film with great acting jobs all around. But he's done some great work. "Hidalgo" was extremely good IMO. For what they were, "Honey I Shrunk The Kids" and "Jumanji" were very well done. "Jurassic Park III" was pretty entertaining for it's time. "The Rocketeer" has become a bit of a cult hit. Given how much I like the rest of his work I might have to check out "The Wolfman" (which I totally missed when it came out).

Deberg_1990
07-23-2011, 07:11 PM
I think this film might even draw in a lot of older people and/or non-comic-geeks, due to the war setting and sentiment. My dad is 77 and has no interest in films like "Thor" and "Green Lantern" but I told him to go check out "Captain America" because I think he'll like it.).

heh, funny u mention that because i did see several older people in my audience. Definately did not see that in Thor or any other Marvel movie for that matter. This is the film Indy 4 should have been. : )





"October Sky" is a GREAT flick. I highly recommend it to anyone who hasn't seen it. A simple yet powerful little film with great acting jobs all around. But he's done some great work. "Hidalgo" was extremely good IMO. For what they were, "Honey I Shrunk The Kids" and "Jumanji" were very well done. "Jurassic Park III" was pretty entertaining for it's time. "The Rocketeer" has become a bit of a cult hit. Given how much I like the rest of his work I might have to check out "The Wolfman" (which I totally missed when it came out).

Yea, hes had a decent directing career. Nothing special, but very workmanlike. Never saw Hildago or Wolfman...might have to check those out.

JD10367
07-23-2011, 07:15 PM
Never saw Hildago or Wolfman...might have to check those out.

I really enjoyed "Hidalgo". Viggo is great, you worry about the horse, it's got action and excitement, and--last but not least--you look at Omar Sharif and wonder what Abe-Vigoda-like deal with the devil that guy has made.

keg in kc
07-23-2011, 07:19 PM
Wow, i couldnt disagree more with Keg on this flick. I loved it! The acting, the origin story, the love story, the action, the actors..it all worked perfectly for me.Oh, I think in responding to the questions about the things that I disliked, it makes it sound like I'm harder on the movie than I really am. I liked a whole lot of things about it. I thought all the actors were perfect - Evans did really well in what I think is a pretty unforgiving role, I'd probably marry Haley Atwell, Tommy Lee Jones was great providing both the authority figure and the (much needed) comic beats, Stanley Tucci was awesome as Downey's dad and I think provides a lot of background into Tony Stark, and I've never seen Huge Weaving be anything but great in any role he's played. I liked Bucky's story and the way they're heading toward the Winter Soldier. I like how they worked Hydra into the Nazi hierarchy, and I liked the way the film was bookended in the present day. I just thought the pacing was a little off at times, most prominently in Italy - it just felt 'off' to me there. And I didn't say this yesterday, but I thought the film was lacking a sort of...drive in the third act. I'm not sure how else to describe it. Great movies to me feel like they're pushing towards some kind of resolution, and while logically I knew Captain America was, too, it just didn't feel like it at the time. Hard to describe what I mean.

But I liked the movie. A lot. Just had a couple complaints that I would probably consider mild. And when I say that I liked Thor a little bit more, that shouldn't be read as a slight against Captain America; I just really, really liked Thor.

Really just comes down to a matter of opinion...

To me it's the 2nd best movie of the summer so far, behind Thor, ahead of Super 8 (although I never saw X-Men: First Class, and I haven't yet seen Horrible Bosses). Other people will have other opinions.

I think my final word would be that I think it's another good start for a series. Marvel hasn't done wrong so far with any of them, in my book.

ThaVirus
07-23-2011, 07:21 PM
She was on Craig Ferguson last week. (The talk show. Not Craig himself. He should be so lucky.) She's voluptuous as hell and has mega-huge cans.

I was only disappointed in the ending because I thought they had perfectly telegraphed the ending and guessed wrong:

With all the references to dancing and finding the right partner, and his asking her to meet him next week, I thought for sure the film was going to end with him finding that she was still alive and now in her 90s, and that he would go to her and surprise her with his still being alive, and they would dance. It was set up that way for a nice sappy sad ending. By subbing just that line, it was kind of abrupt.

Eh, I guess I can see what you're saying but I would have found that to be rather cheesy.

Anyway, like I said, I thought the acting in the movie was great. Especially Chris Evans. I've always liked him but didn't know what to expect being that this is a more serious-type role that he's never sniffed before.

I wasn't particularly fond of how they showed off Cap's physical abilities though. I've mentioned before that I wanted him to be just like Blonsky after taking the super soldier serum in The Incredible Hulk. They had the first big scene when he was chasing after the Nazi that killed the German doctor, but the way they filmed it didn't give a good sense of how fast he was actually moving (albeit the fact that he chased down a car).

Also, and this is the comic book nerd side of me coming out, but I hated the fact that they never showed Cap doing any training or being tactical. He just got his powers and shield and suddenly had the ability to take down entire Nazi encampments singlehandedly? In the comics, Cap not only had an indomitable will (which they did an amazing job showing off in the movie, by the way) but he was also one of the best martial artists in the Marvel universe.

keg in kc
07-23-2011, 07:23 PM
Also, and this is the comic book nerd side of me coming out, but I hated the fact that they never showed Cap doing any training or being tactical. He just got his powers and shield and suddenly had the ability to take down entire Nazi encampments singlehandedly? In the comics, Cap not only had an indomitable will (which they did an amazing job showing off in the movie, by the way) but he was also one of the best martial artists in the Marvel universe. That I could agree with, too. Had the same thought during the movie, didn't pull me too far out of the narrative, though.

Deberg_1990
07-23-2011, 07:46 PM
I just thought the pacing was a little off at times, most prominently in Italy - it just felt 'off' to me there. And I didn't say this yesterday, but I thought the film was lacking a sort of...drive in the third act. I'm not sure how else to describe it. Great movies to me feel like they're pushing towards some kind of resolution, and while logically I knew Captain America was, too, it just didn't feel like it at the time. Hard to describe what I mean.



I can agree with this. LIke i said earlier, because it was basically an "entire WWII arc" movie, it suffered some from a clear, single, focused narrative drive. But everything else was so good, im willing to overlook that. : )

Oh.....i i never remember seeing Banner or The Hulk in that Avengers teaser. Anyone else catch him?

I have complete faith that film is going to work. They got the perfect guy (Josh Whedon) to make it. Dude is great with ensemble writing and casts.

JD10367
07-23-2011, 08:07 PM
That I could agree with, too. Had the same thought during the movie, didn't pull me too far out of the narrative, though.

Yeah, this is why for me the film was too short. I just went with the notion that he learned all he needed to learn as a skinny soldier. :shrug: He just needed the physique to put it into action.

Deberg_1990
07-23-2011, 08:39 PM
Stanley Tucci was awesome as Downey's dad and I think provides a lot of background into Tony Stark,

I think i know what you meant here, but Tucci didnt play Stark. He played Dr. Abraham Erskine.

ThaVirus
07-23-2011, 09:00 PM
Yeah, this is why for me the film was too short. I just went with the notion that he learned all he needed to learn as a skinny soldier. :shrug: He just needed the physique to put it into action.

I guess that's the angle they were playing but I don't buy it...

I think i know what you meant here, but Tucci didnt play Stark. He played Dr. Abraham Erskine.

Yes, that guy was great too. Amost forgot about him..

And my last gripe... When in God's name did Cap get his pilot license? He was flying that little "New York" bomber-craft-thing like a pro. And then he took down the big-daddy-stealth-jet-looking-thing right after. I find that highly impressive, especially considering the controls were probably all in German.

keg in kc
07-23-2011, 10:00 PM
I think i know what you meant here, but Tucci didnt play Stark. He played Dr. Abraham Erskine.Brain fart. Dominic Cooper.

Demonpenz
07-24-2011, 01:48 PM
WHEN THE FUCK IS THERE GOING TO BE A CAPTAIN PLANET MOVIE

keg in kc
07-24-2011, 01:49 PM
WHEN THE **** IS THERE GOING TO BE A CAPTAIN PLANET MOVIEDude.

Careful what you ask for.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/cartoon-network-teams-transformers-don-212937

Misplaced_Chiefs_Fan
07-24-2011, 07:39 PM
I loved the nod to the Howling Commandos in the movie. The guy playing Dum-dum Dugan was perfect for the role.

Frazod
07-24-2011, 09:00 PM
Just got back from seeing this. Wonderful, silly superhero goodness. :thumb:

Valiant
07-24-2011, 09:51 PM
I loved the nod to the Howling Commandos in the movie. The guy playing Dum-dum Dugan was perfect for the role.

I thought he played a better M Bison..

Sure-Oz
07-24-2011, 10:06 PM
I'll be seeing it this coming weekend

Molitoth
10-30-2011, 10:10 AM
Wow I'm amazed at the good reviews here. This movie was terrible imo. It started off good but then the action scenes just got over the top rediculas.

Of course IronMan makes all Marvel movies look bad because it was pulled off so well.

Deberg_1990
10-30-2011, 10:51 AM
Wow I'm amazed at the good reviews here. This movie was terrible imo. It started off good but then the action scenes just got over the top rediculas.

Of course IronMan makes all Marvel movies look bad because it was pulled off so well.

really? I thought the movie stayed pretty well grounded in as much an alternate reality/comic book world that you can get. Not sure what you mean?

Setsuna
10-30-2011, 08:45 PM
really? I thought the movie stayed pretty well grounded in as much an alternate reality/comic book world that you can get. Not sure what you mean?

He's a douche.

Sofa King
10-31-2011, 08:12 AM
Pretty good movie. Watched it this weekend.

I have a lot of questions but it was entertaining.

Molitoth
10-31-2011, 08:15 AM
He's a douche.

Yes, I'm a douche for an opinion on a movie that I thought wasn't very good.

Good judge of character there, pal.

Tribal Warfare
01-14-2012, 01:02 AM
Joss Whedon: 'The Avengers' Will Be Told From The Eyes Of Captain America (http://insidemovies.ew.com/2012/01/13/joss-whedon-reveals-character-is-perspective-in-the-avengers/2/)

When last we saw him in the coda to Captain America: The First Avenger, Chris Evans’ World War II warrior was waking up in modern times after spending several decades as the world’s most patriotic popsicle.

After recovering him from the arctic and reviving him, the law enforcement agency S.H.I.E.L.D. hoped to ease Steve Rogers back into the world. Of course, when he suspects something strange and escapes from his seemingly 1940s-era hospital room, he is stunned to find himself in present day Times Square.

What followed was our first look at the team coming together for The Avengers movie, and Whedon says attaching this reveal to the Captain America film was no coincidence. “So much of [The Avengers] story takes place from Steve Rogers’ perspective, since he’s the guy who just woke up and sees this weird-ass world,” Whedon says. “Everyone else has been living in it. He’s the guy that feels that sense of loss.”

“[The Avengers] is very much about people who are alone — because I’m writing it,” jokes Whedon, who has assembled groups of outcasts before in TV’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Firefly — but also, remember, in his script for the original Toy Story. “[Captain America] is kind of the ultimate loner in that way. There is an anachronism to him, and Chris and I have always tried to, without making it goofy or too obvious, make him that same grounded ’40s Steve Rogers he was in the other movie.”

All that means is Captain America is the lens through which much of the story is seen. It doesn’t mean he’s the main character. The heroes in the film — Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man, Chris Hemsworth’s Thor, Mark Ruffalo’s Hulk, Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow, Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye, and Samuel L. Jackson’s spymaster Nick Fury — carry about equal share of the movie. “You get them in a world, the world of S.H.I.E.L.D., where they fit in. And you say upfront, these are monsters. These are freaks. These are not you and me, and what are they doing here? How are they human beings?” Whedon says. “Let’s just investigate that.”

The investigation gets underway May. 4.