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Review By : Release Date : May 06,2016 Movie Run Time : 2 hours 27 minutes Censor Rating : U/A

Production: Kevin Feige Cast: Anthony Mackie, Chris Evans, Emily VanCamp, Jr., Robert Downey, Scarlett Johansson Direction: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo Screenplay: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely Story: Christopher Markus, Jack Kirby, Joe Simon, Stephen McFeely Music: Henry Jackman Background score: Henry Jackman Cinematography: Trent Opaloch Editing: Jeffrey Ford, Matthew Schmidt Art direction: David Scott, Greg Berry, Gregory S. Hooper, Owen Paterson, Ronald R. Reiss Stunt choreography: Florian Hotz, Mickey Giacomazzi, Sam Hargrave, Spiro Razatos

Captain America: Civil War brings the Avengers back (well, at least most of them), this time to make them fight among themselves more than to fight the real enemy.

The movie opens with a mission, which ends successfully in eliminating the threat, costs mighty collateral damage. The world leaders point out rather harshly on the damage that the Avengers are causing. Avengers too on the other hand understand completely the powers they have and the damage they are capable of bringing. The ghosts of their past start haunting them and just when they collectively feel weak, the world leaders take the opportunity to bring them under their political envelope. Feeling the need to be controlled, even if they don't like it, they agree to the proposal for the greater good. But the Captain isn't happy about it.

Just when they join the world leaders to sign the proposal, their assembly is blown up. It turns out the leaders are convinced that Bucky Barnes, a friend of the Captain, was behind the attack. Captain's obviously not convinced, but there's proof. This tears up the Avengers into two groups. Team Captain helps Bucky and Team Stark tries to bring in Captain and Bucky into custody.

So, it's a very straightforward story, but just made to look unbelievably complicated. The screenplay has a bunch of stories running parallel before converging it all to one point.

Best thing about the film is that it also brings few other marvel characters into play to add excitement and turns out they do add a lot of excitement and humour. You would've neither seen Spider Man so young nor his aunt so attractive.  Paul Rudd as the Ant-Man is a riot. Watch out for him in the airport action sequence, which is the biggest highlight of the film. You'll never figure out if the Avengers are having a fun real time practice session or a serious battle.

All that said, the film is filled with action sequences. In fact one might even feel the makers have over-stuffed the film with actions sequences.

As for as acting performances, half the characters are either masked or are maintaining their fight faces. There really aren't any requirement for any more variety in the story.

Visuals and CG are extraordinary, particularly in the on road chase sequence of Bucky Barnes and the Airport action sequence.

On the downside, the conflict that tears the Avengers apart doesn't really seem a strong enough reason. If the Avengers could joke among themselves whilst almost killing each other, they could have rather tried to talk about it and sort things out. That would have definitely reduced the excessive actions to just the right amount. Also it would have taken the story in a slightly different direction than what it is now and sure, the film would have also had my name in the credits as one of the writers.  But, let's stick to what's there.

Captain America: Civil War is like a Comic-con in theatres, with all the real heroes on screen and the hardcore awestruck, jaw dropped addicts on the edge of their seats.

Verdict: What does it feel like to witness all the best and the mightiest firecrackers go all at once? Watch Captain America: Civil War
( 3.0 / 5.0 )
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Captain America: Civil War (aka) Captain America

Captain America: Civil War (aka) Captain America is a English movie with production by Kevin Feige, direction by Anthony Russo, Joe Russo, cinematography by Trent Opaloch, editing by Jeffrey Ford, Matthew Schmidt. The cast of Captain America: Civil War (aka) Captain America includes Anthony Mackie, Chris Evans, Emily VanCamp, Jr., Robert Downey, Scarlett Johansson.