Captain America: Civil War (2016)

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At its heart is the story of a guy trying to get his best friend back, it just happens to precipitate an almighty Avengers smack down.

Directed by the same duo who brought us Winter Soldier, the action is all pretty intense, well choreographed and focused.

Cast are all great, and by now all belong in their roles.  Additionally there are also a couple of surprises which deliver most of the lols.

I’d have to see it again to deliver a more in depth critique, but my first impression is one of, well, being impressed; and of enjoyment.

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

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I’ve not been aware of anything else that the Russo brothers have done, and, apart from the sequence on the ship at the start of the film which gave me a headache because the camera was all over the place, the direction was fine.  Nothing particularly fancy or inventive, but not ham fisted either.  Just fine.  However, the direction was probably helped by a great story.

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