Team Iron Man: A Treatise

It’s been a week and a half since Captain America: Civil War was released and excitedly exceeded all of our expectations.  And we learned once again that the best movies in the MCU are consistently the ones starring Captain America.  Captain America: The First Avenger was a moving period piece with an ending more sad and painful than anything I’d ever seen in a comic book film.  Captain America: The Winter Soldier was a political thriller that was equal parts escapist fun and social commentary.  Now Captain America: Civil War manages to be the darkest and most emotionally complex of the Marvel movies to date while also still being incredibly fun.  I’ve seen it four times now and it gets better with each viewing!  This blog didn’t exist for me to talk about all this opening weekend so I’m doing it now.  However, this might be the better approach anyway as there’s less chance of spoiling anything.  Regardless, this is your warning – SPOILERS WILL FOLLOW.  Now, with that out of the way, let’s see why Iron Man is right…even if Cap’s name is in the title. Continue reading