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article imageReview: The Avengers definitely one to watch

By Melissa Horrocks     May 8, 2012 in Entertainment
The Avengers provides a treat for all comic book heroes. Joss Whedon directs the film, superbly. This is definitely a film to watch.
The Avengers is an excellent movie choice for anyone that loves superhero movies. Based on the original comic book, The Avengers started in Iron Man and went on to The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man 2, Captain America and Thor.
The Director of The Avengers was Joss Whedon, who is also well known for the television series, "Buffy The Vampire Slayer". He does well at bringing together a team of superheroes and telling a fantastic story.
The Avengers: Iron Man/Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America/Steve Rogers (Chris Evans), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Hulk/Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner)
Whedon has a wonderful way of combining intellectual conversation, fast paced action and clever sequences.
The cast is well chosen and perform fantastically well. They make the notorious characters come to life and give them power. The viewer is given a wonderful treat, as actors convey a realistic portrayal of comic heroes. The film allows the viewer to go on a journey into the life of a real superhero.
The Avengers has some awesome, comedic battle scenes. The film has many levels and strong characters. The running time is over two hours, but it soon reaches a dramatic conclusion. Viewers are left on the edge of their seats, wanting more. Special effects are truly magical and go where a lot of films do not go.
There are uplifting elements of the film. Even if a viewer has not seen any of the other film's, they will be able to follow the story of The Avenger's. This is much more, than just an ordinary comic book movie, but an action packed film with lot's of comedy moments.
Characters are over the top and have a tremendous humor. Parents and children will enjoy watching The Avenger's together and will have great fun. It delivers delight on so many layers. Each character is given the opportunity to showcase their magical powers. The finale of the film offers wonderfully action filled moments, that take the viewers breath away.
The plot is cleverly written and well balanced. Characters have depth and warmth. The comedy is not over the top and provides just the right balance. Hawkeye and Black Widow are very funny characters. It is great that the film demonstrates that the characters have something to avenge. Many films promise a lot and do not deliver, The Avengers delivers on all angles.
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