Thursday, July 28, 2011

JKP's Youth Division Reviews "Captain America"


"Captain America: The First Avenger" focuses on the early days of the Marvel Universe when Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) volunteers to participate in an experimental program that turns him tino the super soldier known as Captain America. As Captain America, Rogers joins forces with Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) and Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) to wage war on the evil Hydra Organization, led by the villainous Red Skull (Hugo Weaving)."

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Captain America Movie Review

By Andre Bottesi, 16

"The Captain America film is now my favorite movie of all time. It was everything I hoped for and more. Not only does it have amazing action sequences and humor but it also tells the message of being the good person you are.

"The underdog Steve Rogers was just an average kid who wanted to make a difference. World War II had begun and caused many Americans to want to help out their country, including Steve. Despite Steve’s good nature he lacked the physical characteristics to join the army. Lucky for Steve his good nature gave him an opportunity to get a second chance. Steve got the chance to be part of an experiment to make super humans that America could use to win the war, and Steve was their test subject. The test was a success and Steve became a superhuman and Captain America!

"Go see the movie, in theaters July 22, 2011, to find out what happened to Steve after he became Captain America!"

Also, after the movie ends, viewers are given a sneak peak of the next Marvel movie coming out May 2012, so stay after the credits!

Secrets of the Marvel Movies
and the Secrets of the New Movie Captain America!

Review by Nick Bottesi, 14

"All marvel movies are interconnected and they take viewers one step closer to The Avengers, coming Summer 2012! The Captain America movie begins with Steve and his friend on a double date at the Stark Expo, which was also in the movie Iron Man 2. In that movie, the main villain's father was the inventor who created all Red Skull's machines for him. Red Skull's chant and hand signals make a lot of sense in the movie. He said he defeated Hitler, whose hand signal was one hand up in the air, and the Hydra Organization, which referenced cutting off one head causes two to grow back, stick two fists in the air. The girl Captain America likes in the movie is also Black Widows grandmother. In Iron Man 2, Black Widow is Pepper's assistant and an agent for s.h.i.e.l.d. Also, the cube Red Skull steals is the same material that Tony Stark created in Iron Man 2.

"It is worth seeing Iron Man Two (but not necessary to enjoy Captain America) to get more of a sense of what is happening with all the characters.

"I rate Captain America: The First Avenger a ten out of ten! Iron Man 2 gets a 9.5, and Iron Man gets an eight! Spider Man gets a 7.5. Spider Man 2 gets a 7.5, and last but not least Spider Man 3 gets an eight!"

Review by Alyssa Bottesi, 12

"'Captain America' is an action movie. Captain America started out as a skinny kid who does not like bullies. He wanted to be a hero on the battlefield but instead ended up being a hero on stage promoting the war effort. If I tell you more there won't be any sense to see the movie. I give this movie 9.9 out of 10. Be sure to see this awesome movie now! Note that the movie has lots of violence, scary parts that could scare little kids, and includes some bad words."

"Captain America" and Our Nation's Heroes
by Michele Bondi Bottesi:

Captain America image copyright 2011 Marvel Studios.