The summer movie season starts early, and this could be the biggest movie of the year. It is one of the most entertaining comic book blockbusters ever made — Marvel’s “The Avengers.”
Robert Downey Jr. is Iron Man; Captain America is Chris Evans; Thor is Chris Hemsworth, and The Hulk is Mark Ruffalo. The team is assembled thanks to Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury character. They need to stop a diabolical bad guy who, you guessed it, wants to rule the world. But they spend nearly as much time battling each other as they do battling evil.
What’s great about this film is the sense of humor it has without disrespecting the characters or the fans that have been waiting forever for this superhero mash-up.
All the main characters get plenty of screen time, plus we get to meet some new ones, including Scarlet Johansson’s