Now Here's a Guy That Just Hates (Captain) America

Speak Up doesn't have to be about video games, especially when a commenter as famous as fake Tony Danza comes out against a shining example of America colors on a comic book character.

So what with The Avengers in theaters and all that it's sparked conversation about the rest of the movies, and one thing I've noticed is that a lot of people liked Captain America more than Thor.


Why? I found Captain America horrible. Not only is Captain America a rather appalling character, wrapped in jingoistic patriotism that makes me want to vomit (I'm under the impression he's got more depth in the comic, but just the idea of a character called "Captain *Country*" is almost physically disgusting it's so bad.), but the movie just wasn't very good in my opinion. None of the characters were rather likable except, maybe, the doctor who gave him the serum and Stark (Who was a real let down considering how good Robert's Tony is), the pacing was horrible, and just generally it wasn't very compelling. Oh look, the Nazi's are dabbling in secret and forbidden sciences/occult, I haven't seen that story since.... Hellboy 1?

I could go on, but anyway:

Why do people like the Captain America movie?

For the record, I'm not trying to be condescending, I'm honestly curious what you see in it.


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