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Friday, March 11, 2016

Thoughts on Captain America Civil War Trailer II

I was at the library when around noon they began posting the second trailer for Captain America: Civil War. And all I have to say is:


Spider-man with eyes on the mask that move just like the comics.


If the Internet is broken today, this trailer is probably responsible for it. I had to watch that bad boy TWICE to catch EVERYTHING that was in it. And I’m about to go see the trailer for a third time today after I post this blog.

From the trailers, Captain America: Civil War looks like it’s going to be one of the best superhero movies to date. This one looks like it has GREAT story with HUGE action sequences. From the Cap/Iron Man battles to Black Panther and Winter Soldier throwing down, it literally looks like a comic book come to life. From Spidey’s eyes to Hawkeye firing Ant-Man on an arrow, there’s so much stuff taken from 50 plus years of Marvel Comics and brought to the screen it’s not funny. There’s probably gonna be a lot of us fans headed to the theater to see it for a second or third time to catch all the awesome Easter eggs in this film. Disney should have at least a $250 million opening guaranteed if the film is as spectacular as what they’ve presented in the trailer.

When I got on social media to catch the buzz after the trailer the response from people on social media almost all of it was pretty much positive. Almost every comic fan and Joe and Jane average online was practically buzzing about the trailer. Young and old, people are excited for this film.  

The united and positive response to Captain America: Civil War is total contrast from the apathy, anger and frustration viewers got viewing Batman. V. Superman Dawn of Justice trailers. And a total contrast from the bickering and arguing I’ve seen buzzing around that film. With an audience split like this DC’s Justice League Universe is in trouble.  If WB can’t squelch this Civil War between its fans and make a product good enough to unite them like the Supergirl TV show, they are going to be out of the superhero movie business for good.

The way things look right now Warner Brothers is Cam Newton and Marvel Studios is the Denver Broncos Defense. And WB is nearing the two-minute warning of the fourth quarter of the Superhero movie game WAY behind.

Captain America Civl War show us how you create a trailer for a blockbuster. Plain and simple you make a GREAT film and showcase the best parts of it.

The first trailer for Captain America: Civil War whet my appetite for this film. And the second one has me eager to buy tickets. The way I see it, May 5 can’t come fast enough. I’m looking forward to this film, it looks like a game changer for the superhero genre. Just when you thought Marvel Studios couldn’t get any better… they take it to the next level.


  1. To be honest, I've read a lot of negative criticism about Supergirl. That and its fluctuating ratings.

    1. Can't say anything bad about Supergirl Ad. Especially after seeing the Superman III homage in last nights' episode.

  2. Agreed. I have no doubt that this will be Cap's top selling film of the trilogy and has what it takes to surpass Batman vs. Superman. When that occurs, the DC/WB apologists will be very angry at the critics who told them so (to my delight).