Have you seen the new marvel superhero blockbuster movie, The Avengers? If not, put it on your agenda to see, the movie is awesome and totally lives up to the hype.
The Avengers movie is the continuation of the four other Marvel superhero movies including Iron Man, Thor, Hulk and Captain America. The plot centers around Earth being a threatened by another realm spearheaded by Thor’s revengeful brother Loki. Earth’s S.H.I.E.L.D. (or Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division) recruit and assemble the world mightiest superheroes into a supreme team to battle the threat. This is a classic Marvel comic book style through cross-pollinating multiple superhero paths into an extra special super series and contains the perfect amount of action, drama, and comedy. (That’s right comedy.)
Director Joss Whedon really brings together this collection of stars Robert Downey Jr. (Tony Stark / Iron Man), Chris Evans (Steve Rogers / Captain America), Mark Ruffalo (Bruce Banner / The Hulk ), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Scarlett Johansson (Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow), Jeremy Renner(Clint Barton / Hawkeye), Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury) and Tom Hiddleston (Loki) into the ultimate superhero spectacular.
The popularity of this movie, which broke Hunger Games opening weekend record with over 200 million, will add another shot in the arm for the sport of archery. Although, actor Jeremy Renner who portrayed Hawkeye does not have the best archery form, the story line around him and his use of the bow and arrow to help save the world are another feather in the cap of archery.
If you have not seen The Avengers, make sure you see in 3D. Even if you have no knowledge of superheroes you will still enjoy this movie. I can not wait for the sequel.