Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Review: Avengers: The Age of Ultron
Another epic from Joss Whedon. This is what happens when you give the biggest comic book nerd in the world $200 million. The CGI and love are all up there.
Tony Stark plays Dr. Frankenstein, trying to create a robot defense system that gets off the table and tries to kill him, the Avengers, and pretty much everyone else in the world.
There's some great Joss dialogue in scenes at work and play. He has a genuine love for the characters and it shows.
A centerpiece fight between Iron Man and Hulk is worth the price of admission. And the climax involves a plot to destroy the earth much more ambitious than any we'd ever seen before.
Its only shortcoming is Joss' trick to keep all these heroes busy with hundreds of faceless minions. It's exciting, but he did this in the climax of the last Avengers as well.
Either way, it's well-deserving of its summer blockbuster status. Believe the hype, it's that good.