Captain America: Bringing hope to the underdog

Britt Young, Ad Sales

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Captain America charged into movie theaters and now into our homes.

Captain America, stars Chris Evans, Hayley Atwell, Tommy Lee Jones, and Hugo Weaving.  The action movie is directed by Joe Johnston. It is an adaptation of the popular comic book written by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby.

The story starts out with a young man, Steve Rogers (Evans), trying to help out his country by joining the army during World War II.  He was a scrawny man, and the armed forces would not take him, until a German scientist saw something in him.
Steve grows (literally) through this story and finds his true self.  It is an underdog story that gives everyone hope that they could be a hero.
Evans has been in the movie Push, where he can push things with his mind, and was also the human torch in both of the Fantastic Four movies.

When interviewed by ABC, Evan stated that he spent a lot of time in the gym for this role.  He actually refused to do it if they did not use his real body when he transformed into Captain America.  Evans believed making his body look fake would give the audience the wrong idea.

I would give this movie four out of five stars for the story plot and action.  The story is full of positive messages and was very child-friendly.  The story, however, was a let down in parts because everything could not be covered properly.

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