The second volume contains more personal drama than the first, and the familial conflict between Gamora and Nebula directly ties into the oncoming face-off against Thanos. In the post-credits scenes, we learn cosmic Marvel hero Adam Warlock is on the way, from the gold-skinned Sovereign race – exciting times ahead. The Winter Soldier is probably the most grounded MCU movie, which makes it all the more impressive that it’s my favourite considering my love of the outlandish. Honestly, though, it’s just a superb action movie that balances some great set pieces with real suspense—points for getting Robert Redford as well. As heartbreaking as it is seeing Earth’s mightiest heroes turn on each other, we’d be lying if we said there wasn’t a very visceral thrill in seeing Cap fight Iron Man. It’s like when you were a kid, and you’d have your favourite action figure fight each other.
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