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Marvel's The Avengers Movie Review

Tigrai Online
May 04, 2012

When Earth is threatened by evil demigod Loki and an army of aliens in search of the Cosmic Cube, Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. brings together a team of super humans to form The Avengers to help save the Earth from Loki and his army.

I saw the movie The Avengers on Friday May 04, 2012, it is simply awesome movie defiantly one of the best movies I saw this year. This movie is packed with superstars and the animation is superbly done. I am a huge science fiction buff so it was a thrill to see all the high quality animation. Should you see it? Absolutely but, if you are not in to science fiction and star wars you may not appreciate this move.

The Avengers Cast

Robert Downey Jr.Robert Downey Jr.
A self-described genius, billionaire, playboy and philanthropist with a mechanical suit of armor of his own invention. Downey was cast as part of his four-picture deal with Marvel Studios, which includes Iron Man 2 and The Avengers.

Downey stated that he initially pushed Whedon to make Stark the lead revealing, "Well, I said, 'I need to be in the opening sequence. I don't know what you're thinking, but Tony needs to drive this thing.' He was like, 'Okay, let's try that.' We tried it and it didn't work





Scarlett JohanssonScarlett Johansson
A highly trained spy working for the international peacekeeping organization, S.H.I.E.L.D.About the character and her relationship with Hawkeye, Johansson commented, "Our characters have a long history, they've fought together for a long time in a lot of battles in many different countries. We're the two members of this avenging group who are skilled warriors — we have no superpowers.









Chris HemsworthChris Hemsworth
The god of thunder based on the Norse deity of the same name. Hemsworth was cast as part of a multiple movie deal.He had previously worked with Joss Whedon on The Cabin in the Woods.Hemsworth stated that he was able to maintain the strength he built up for Thor by increasing his food intake consisting of a number of chicken breasts, fish, steak and eggs a day.

When asked exactly how much, Hemsworth joked, "My body weight in protein pretty much!"[22] He remarked that Thor's motivation "is much more of a personal one, in the sense that it's his brother that is stirring things up.

Chris EvansChris Evans
A World War II veteran who was enhanced to the peak of human physicality by an experimental serum. Evans was cast as part of a deal to star in three Marvel films, in addition to The Avengers.

Evans stated that Steve Rogers is much darker in The Avengers, explaining, "It's just about him trying to come to terms with the modern world. You've got to imagine







Samuel-L-JacksonSamuel-L-Jackson
The director of S.H.I.E.L.D., who was revealed in previous films to be coordinating the "Avenger Initiative". Jackson was brought to the project with a deal containing an option to play the character in up to nine Marvel films.[29] In April 2011, Jackson's script was stolen and leaked on the internet after a digital copy was left in a printer.

Jackson stated he does more in The Avengers than in any of the previous films and joked that "You don't have to wait until the end of the movie to see me". About the role Jackson commented, "It's always good to play somebody that is a positive in society as opposed to somebody who is a negative... I tried to make him as honest to the story and as honest to what real-life would seem."

Mark RuffaloMark Ruffalo
A genius scientist who, because of exposure to gamma radiation, transforms into a monster when enraged or excited. Ruffalo was cast after negotiations between Marvel and Edward Norton broke down.

Marvel Studios chair-CEO Avi Arad first announced plans to develop an Avengers film in April 2005 after Marvel Enterprises declared independence by pacting with Merrill Lynch to produce a slate of films that would be distributed by Paramount Pictures. In September 2006 Marvel confirmed their crossover plans in a brief presentation to Wall Street analysts. The studio's plan was to release individual films for the main characters, to establish their identities and familiarize audiences with them, before merging the characters together in an Avengers movie. Marvel Studios announced in July 2007 that screen writer Zak Penn, who wrote The Incredible Hulk, had been hired to write the film and will be titled, The Avengers. Penn confirmed his involvement but said he did not believe work would begin soon.

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The Avengers the movie
Nick Fury (Samuel L Jackson), director of the espionage agency S.H.I.E.L.D., arrives at a remote research facility during an evacuation. The commander there, agent Maria Hill (Cobie Smulders), explains that the Tesseract, an energy source of unknown potential, has activated and opened a mysterious portal. Through it steps the exiled Asgardian Loki (Tom Hiddleston), who takes the Tesseract and uses his abilities to control the minds of several S.H.I.E.L.D. personnel including agent Clint Barton (Jeremy Renner)
Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson in a beautiful elegant long dress