Marvel Studios and Walt Disney Pictures finally released their new “Captain America 2: The Winter Soldier” super hero/action flick into theaters today, and all the reviews from the top movie critics are in. It looks like good news for the film as it garnered up mostly positive reactions with an overall 70 score out of 100 across 39 reviews over at Metacritic.com.
The film stars: Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Redford, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Cobie Smulders, Frank Grillo, Georges St-Pierre, Hayley Atwell, Toby Jones, Emily VanCamp, and Maximiliano Hernández. We’ve provided snippets from some of the critics,below.
Odie Henderson at RogerEbert.com, gave it a great 88 score, saying, “The rare film in this genre that serves as both entry point and continuation. For a change, you can walk in cold and you won’t be too lost.” Richard Roeper at the Chicago Sun-Times, awarded it another 88 grade. He stated: “Co-directors Joe and Anthony Russo and the team of screenwriters have fashioned a story with just the right balance of superhero fun, nods to the greater Marvel Universe and genuine dramatic tension.” Read more »