...the hook this time around is that the tension isn’t just verbal anymore. They beat the crap out of each other, too. It’s like a family reunion gone violent.
It’s crazily surreal, engaging and funny in the best Marvel tradition, building to a whiplash-twist reveal that sports with the ever-present idea of duplicity and betrayal within the Avengers’ ranks themselves.
That the third Captain America movie remains so generally entertaining is a testament to the idiot-proofing of the Marvel Studios formula...
The script, by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, is structured like a great all-day Netflix binge, with capacious, character-building dialogue scenes and a constant drip-feed of revelations and twists.