Last week I saw The Avengers. I had been waiting to see this movie since I saw Captain America, and it didn’t disappoint.
Here are my impressions.
6. Joss Whedon pulled it off
Like I said, the movie didn’t disappoint when it very well could have. Crossover films are notoriously difficult to manage, which is why many of them end up in disaster.
I’m looking at you Aliens Vs. Predator.
Even with all the moving parts involved (including a pretty preposterous demigod, space demon earth takeover), Avengers was entertaining throughout.
5. It’s funny
Whedon and the producers were smart enough not to go the dark, gritty route. Avengers isn’t The Dark Knight, and it never could be.
Batman is a sociopath who saw his parents murdered in cold blood as a child. He just happens to also be a millionaire martial arts enthusiast. The Avengers are for all intents and purposes…
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