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Posts tagged ‘Chris Evans’

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

Directed by: Anthony Russo and Joe Russo

3 stars

Continuing the story of the 95lb weakling who wished he was a 240lb hero, The Winter Soldier gives the good captain (Chris Evans) another semi-solo outing from his Avengers home. Read more

Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

Directed by: Joe Johnston

2 stars

1942, New York.  Puny, asthmatic Steve Rogers (Leander Deeny) wants to join the army but is repeatedly rejected, until a refugee German scientist Dr. Erskine (Stanley Tucci) spots him at a recruiting station and decides he’s just what the army needs for its top secret weapons program.  So he’s injected with bright blue serum and the power output of a large part of the city, and emerges stronger, taller and much better looking (and now “bodied” by actor Chris Evans). Read more