'Captain America': A Red, White & Blown Opportunity

On the heels of the so-so "X-Men: First Class" and the downright dopey "Thor" and "Green Lantern," now comes "Captain America: The First Avenger," another labored effort to bring a popular comic book icon to the big screen. 

Stop me if you’ve heard this one: It’s about an average guy who gains superpowers, uses them for the good of humanity, and faces off with a seemingly unvanquishable foe while the fate of Earth itself hangs in the balance.

Stop yawning, this is very important stuff. If you won’t sit still and watch the boring prequels, there can’t be an awesome "Avengers" movie full of these same dullards. Read More...



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