Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Two years after we last saw Captain America in The Avengers, Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) teams up with Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) to uncover a globe-spanning conspiracy within SHIELD and battle the mysterious Winter Soldier. Screen legend Robert Redford joins the cast as Nick Fury's (Samuel L. Jackson) boss, Alexander Pierce.

Aboard a SHIELD ship taken by Algerian pirates, Rogers learns that Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow, has her own set of orders from Fury that differ from his. After confronting Fury, he's introduced to a secretive project, Operation: Insight, which will allow the organisation to pre-emptively police the planet - the master project of SHIELD head honcho Pierce. When Fury is attacked and shot by superhuman assassin the Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan), Rodgers and Romanoff become unsure of who to trust...

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier / Reviews

Flicks, Dominic Corry

Flicks, Dominic Corry

Ever since they showed the big boys how it was done with 2008's Iron Man, Marvel Studios has consistently set an impossibly high standard for itself, which it even more impossibly continues to meet.

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Variety

Variety

The perils of global diplomacy, and the difficulty of being an old-fashioned guy in a new-fashioned world, weigh heavily... surprisingly equal second solo outing.

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Total Film

Total Film

A tremendously satisfying blockbuster… Despite its running time, it never drags thanks to a consistent line in bruising set-pieces.

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Time Out

Time Out

Delivers a heavy and welcome dose of paranoia, administered between fleetly paced smackdowns.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

This sequel gives the flagging comic-book movie an adrenaline shot of relevance. You've got to hand it to them.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

Some impressive early fight choreography is wasted on poorly composed action sequences, and there's no thrill to the story's unfolding despite capable digital imagery.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

[Revives] the pleasures of hard-driving old-school action, surprising character development and intriguing suspense.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Benefits from an old-school-thriller tone that, for its first half at least, distinguishes it from its more obviously superheroic Marvel cousins.

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