“Avengers: Age of Ultron” Review: Too Much Cake?

Fiero Fredo

Ultron - Poster“I’m here to talk to you about the Avenger Initiative.”

When it came out in 2012, The Avengers felt like a culmination.  The end of a story that had been teased and promised since Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury walked in on Robert Downey Jr’s Tony Stark in the post-credit scene of 2008’s Iron Man and delivered that line. Immediately, it launched a thousand ideas of what it could mean and where the story could go.  Through The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man 2, Thor and Captain America: The First Avenger, the Marvel Cinematic Universe expanded; adding famous characters, villains and ideas such as S.H.I.E.L.D., the Tesseract, Loki, HYDRA and the Super-Soldier Serum.  All of these eventually came together with The Avengers, as the various heroes introduced united to stop Loki and his use of the Cosmic Cube to conquer Earth.  Had there never been another Marvel movie, the story…

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