Movie Review: Marvel’s The Avengers
With school just about out for the summer, busy families across the country are always looking for something new to do. Whether it’s as an escape from an unexpected rainy day, or a Sunday matinee-turned-family-tradition, the movie theater always poses a wealth of entertainment opportunities – and one recent film has certainly stolen the show this season.
Just last month, Marvel Studios released Marvel’s The Avengers in theaters across the nation. The blockbuster hit brings together a super hero team of epic proportions, featuring the iconic Marvel characters: Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow.
When an vengeful enemy emerges, whom threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from inevitable disaster. Scouring the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins, which brings together some of the most powerful super heroes the world has ever seen. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, and Jeremy Renner, among others, the start-studded cast delivers vivid portrayals of strength and perseverance, further enhancing the intense, action-packed storyline.
Marvel’s The Avengers continues to receive high praises as a big-time thrill that both longtime fans and newcomers alike will enjoy; making it the perfect summer blockbuster, and one that definitely surpasses the hype. With an average rating of 4.6 / 5 on the popular movie review site, Rotten Tomatoes, The Avengers has been quoted as being “irresistibly contagious” to all.