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New CAPTAIN AMERICA Trailer, the first one, is out now! UPDATED For Better Embed!

Hey folks, Harry Here...  Wanted to get this out to you as soon as I could - comments after further watching. Why this went up via ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT is beyond me, but at least they did put the trailer up in its entirety.   I'm loving the story telling build up they're doing in the trailer.   Love it.   Here ya go:

Updated! Nordling here, with an HD YouTube embed!  Enjoy!

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  • March 23, 2011, 7:37 p.m. CST

    post 0

    by HEADGEEK

    New Captain America Trailer is out!

  • March 23, 2011, 7:39 p.m. CST

    looks very nice

    by brightgeist

    totally looking forward to this!

  • I'm sure Nick Fury is awesome in the comics, but his character is just plain boring in the movies (yes, I get that they're just cameos).

  • March 23, 2011, 7:40 p.m. CST

    jack kirby would be proud

    by ORIONgods

    ps i jizzed

  • March 23, 2011, 7:40 p.m. CST

    Fucking. A.

    by DoctorWho?

  • March 23, 2011, 7:41 p.m. CST

    It's official!

    by Larry Knowles

  • March 23, 2011, 7:41 p.m. CST

    Thank you, Harry...

    by Ricky Retardo

    you're the best! I can't wait to see this movie.

  • March 23, 2011, 7:42 p.m. CST

    Cool

    by mjgtexas

    Chaz Bono's masectomy, that is.

  • March 23, 2011, 7:42 p.m. CST

    Love the trailer but

    by Arteska

    Technically this is an embarrassment for the marketing team out of the gate. ET was not up to the task and the on-release quality at this moment is absurd.

  • March 23, 2011, 7:42 p.m. CST

    They could have at least shrunk Evans' head with the CG.

    by THE_CHOPPAH

  • March 23, 2011, 7:42 p.m. CST

    It's official!

    by Larry Knowles

    This movie looks cool. Also, Harry, please give me a call. Your loving brother, Larry

  • March 23, 2011, 7:43 p.m. CST

    It does look pretty fun

    by Terrence

    Johnston knows how to respect period pieces without sacrificing the fun of those eras in the same breath, so looking forward to it.

  • ...is the shit.

  • March 23, 2011, 7:43 p.m. CST

    EPIC?

    by 2soon2eat

    People were saying "epic" is overused on the other thread but this looks FUCKING EPIC.

  • March 23, 2011, 7:45 p.m. CST

    After she shoots the shield 3 times at the end....

    by Bobo_Vision

    ....3 of the surrounding men should fall dead from the ricochets, followed by Captain America shrugging and laughing. <p> Is his skinny body the result of CGI? If so, is his bare chest enhanced by CGI, too?

  • March 23, 2011, 7:45 p.m. CST

    Kick Ass

    by DeckardB26354

    This is gonna be great. FACT!!!

  • March 23, 2011, 7:45 p.m. CST

    I like the gun.

    by Larry Knowles

    I think it is highly appropriate that Captain America has a gun. Good Choice.

  • March 23, 2011, 7:46 p.m. CST

    chris evans

    by Nekros

    is steve rodgers and i have a great feeling about this, i mean i love how this looks to be a true origin story how the hero needs to truly develop into a hero and not only for himself but as the walking symbol of america during the great war, and come on cosmic cube and red skull come on man fantasticasam all over the place

  • March 23, 2011, 7:46 p.m. CST

    I was expecting the typical Chris Evans humor but it's not here

    by tommyleespenis

    I'm glad they've toned it down a bit

  • March 23, 2011, 7:48 p.m. CST

    Looks decent. Could be the least disappointing comic book movie of the year.

    by Huey_Freemans_afro

  • March 23, 2011, 7:49 p.m. CST

    WOO HOO! This DOES look badass!!!

    by zillabeast

  • March 23, 2011, 7:49 p.m. CST

    Slowly being sold on Chris Evans...

    by Larry Knowles

    He has a certain earnestness about him as a skinny Steve Rogers.

  • March 23, 2011, 7:50 p.m. CST

    Shield Toss looks fucking lethal.

    by Larry Knowles

  • March 23, 2011, 7:51 p.m. CST

    Yeah--that is EFFING AWESOME.

    by Bones

    I have watched it like seven times now.<p> It has been a LONG TIME since I have seen a Trailer that has me this excited. Maybe the BATMAN trailer back in 1989...

  • March 23, 2011, 7:52 p.m. CST

    Here's a proper link for the moment

    by Arteska

    http://www.twitvid.com/ATCDK

  • March 23, 2011, 7:52 p.m. CST

    cant friggin wait for this...

    by satansteve

    most anticipated movie of my year!

  • March 23, 2011, 7:54 p.m. CST

    There is little to criticize here...

    by Larry Knowles

    One nitpicky criticism is that the SuperSoldier syrum injection / operating room scene seems a little too sci-fi. Would like to see a more low-tech version.

  • March 23, 2011, 7:54 p.m. CST

    WOW.

    by Isaac R.

  • March 23, 2011, 7:54 p.m. CST

    Fuckin Yeah!

    by kafka07

    Looks "decent"?? Looks great! This is the perfect type of story for Joe Johnston to direct.

  • March 23, 2011, 7:55 p.m. CST

    Oh. My. (insert deity of choice)

    by MakNeil

    That was fraggin' incredible. First, they have Chris Evans' head superimposed over a really skinny guy, and it looks really, really good (I get it's a trailer and there is much that I have not seen, but it's an excellent tease). Then you have skinny Steve Rogers getting beat up in an alley, and he pulls a trash-can top to protect himself, foreshadowing his future as Captain America. Very, very cool. So cool in fact that I wished that they had not shown that scene in the trailer because I can see it bringing the house down with the right audience. And then you have Tony Stark working on the Super-Soldier program (and I don't think that's following canon, but I like it) and you then have a great reveal of the Red Skull... I know that great trailers have often come from sucky films, but this pushes all the right buttons, unlike Green Lantern, which, to be honest, leaves me cold.

  • March 23, 2011, 7:56 p.m. CST

    Nothing wrong with it so far

    by brobdingnag

    Based on everything that has come out for the superhero flicks this year, Cap looks to be the best of them, but time will tell.

  • March 23, 2011, 7:57 p.m. CST

    Like Cap's shield,

    by jmn

    My boner after watching this is made of vibranium!

  • March 23, 2011, 7:58 p.m. CST

    $300 million domestically; $150 million worldwide.

    by THE_CHOPPAH

  • March 23, 2011, 7:59 p.m. CST

    Non-Ultimates Costume in Avengers

    by JR

    Looks AWESOME. Would love to see the non-Ultimate costume make an appearance in Avengers... am I alone on this? Could be cool...

  • March 23, 2011, 8 p.m. CST

    Looks good.

    by Raggles Wimpole

    I never really followed the Captain America comic books, but I'm definitely seeing this. I never read any Iron Man comics either & I was in the theater day one for the first Iron Man movie.

  • March 23, 2011, 8:01 p.m. CST

    "Stark" is Tony's father makneil

    by Terrence

    You know how it goes.

  • March 23, 2011, 8:01 p.m. CST

    Putting Captain America in an Avengers movie will dilute...

    by Larry Knowles

    I got a good feeling about this movie. But a bad feeling about Avengers. If this Captain America movie owns, it will be a shame to watch them fuck up the franchise by thrusting him into the Avengers movie.

  • March 23, 2011, 8:01 p.m. CST

    Doubters beware:

    by JR

    Chris Evans was the smug, smart-alecky persona in previous films because that's what directors/producers wanted out of him. He's a good actor and can be more than just a wise-crackin' pretty boy. CAPTAIN AMERICA will prove it. Can't believe they're making this character relevant and, dare I say it, awesome!

  • March 23, 2011, 8:04 p.m. CST

    I'm really excited for this latest culture-delivery product.

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    Advertisements for action figures have never looked so professionally calibrated!

  • March 23, 2011, 8:04 p.m. CST

    This has a very Iron Man 1 vibe to it...

    by Larry Knowles

    Gives me the same feeling as the first Iron Man movie. That's a good thing.

  • March 23, 2011, 8:05 p.m. CST

    omg

    by john

    i get to be 5 years old again....when i first discovered the cap im stoked

  • March 23, 2011, 8:06 p.m. CST

    "Now, Mister Stark!"

    by RobertoInfiniteTHEMoonLander

    So Iron Man's dad starts off as an assistant huh? Makes sense since *spoiler* the scientist who invents the process used to create Cap dies at the beginning of the story.

  • March 23, 2011, 8:06 p.m. CST

    @makneil

    by Nigel_Coolbeard

    Not Tony, but Howard, Tony's dad. They're giving the Marvel movie universe some history, which I'm more than ok with.

  • March 23, 2011, 8:07 p.m. CST

    Too Captainy!

    by GetMeAn18ManFireTeamIn12Hours

    TOO SOON?

  • March 23, 2011, 8:07 p.m. CST

    Stark looks hungry

    by 2soon2eat

    Is Stark gay? (not that there's anything wrong with that) but he is sporting some major wood when he does the once over on his "blow-up Steve".

  • March 23, 2011, 8:08 p.m. CST

    "Now Mr. Stark"

    by Duchess

    Thought that was a pretty neat line.

  • March 23, 2011, 8:08 p.m. CST

    Cap and Thor are this year's Iron Man and Hulk.

    by David Cloverfield

    One will be mad cool, the other will less awesome, but still pretty watchable. (Incredible Hulk gets better with repeat viewings. I hope Cap fights like Blonsky.) Now I can only hope that Evans and RDJ will have some good chemistry.

  • March 23, 2011, 8:08 p.m. CST

    This latest advertisement montage has achieved full stimulation!

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    Consumers of similar products are likely to exchange monies to consume the completed product.

  • March 23, 2011, 8:10 p.m. CST

    ok i will eat my hat.... possibly

    by Dr.DeadPaul

    it doesn't look to bad. Though trailers have fooled us before. I feel bad for bashing the Evans decision though i still would have preferred Coop. What i am super curious about if they give us white nick fury or black. I am hoping for a holo-watch either way.

  • March 23, 2011, 8:10 p.m. CST

    Cap is my favorite

    by ltgalloway

    I'm super exited for this one. Looks incredible!

  • March 23, 2011, 8:11 p.m. CST

    SAILOR!

    by Darth_Kong

  • March 23, 2011, 8:12 p.m. CST

    If you still hate this, you're a HATER!

    by billydeewilliams

    This trailer sealed it for me. This movie is going to kick ass.

  • March 23, 2011, 8:12 p.m. CST

    Re: tb4000

    by MakNeil

    Good call there. It was so evocative of Tony that I did a bit of projection.

  • March 23, 2011, 8:12 p.m. CST

    A Hugh Jackman/Wolverine WW2 cameo

    by Larry Knowles

    Is the only thing that would make this trailer cooler.

  • March 23, 2011, 8:13 p.m. CST

    SAILOR!

    by Darth_Kong

  • March 23, 2011, 8:13 p.m. CST

    OK, I Get It! Howard Stark Is In The Trailer;)

    by MakNeil

  • March 23, 2011, 8:14 p.m. CST

    Sweet

    by mooseman765

    I am sold on this the moment that Capt America and the Howling Commandos break through that door.

  • March 23, 2011, 8:15 p.m. CST

    "I can do this all day!" (Skinny Steve's first spoken words in the trailer)

    by RobertoInfiniteTHEMoonLander

    "I don't know if I can do this!" (Super Soldier Steve's last spoken words) Super Soldier Upgrade: + 100 Body points - 100 Self esteem points

  • I hope that when Captain America is getting his ass kicked by Red Skull, there is a quick cutback to his pre-cap days and he draws strength from those memories.

  • March 23, 2011, 8:16 p.m. CST

    Looks good!

    by Rebel Scumb

  • March 23, 2011, 8:17 p.m. CST

    Dude! When they kick in the door thats Neal McDonough

    by magnetoelectric

    With the badass mustache and shotgun as Dum Dum! Pretty fuckin sweet

  • March 23, 2011, 8:17 p.m. CST

    mr ahole ramirez

    by Nekros

    see i am not going to bring the hate but what i might ask is what about it has you feeling like it is not worth watching? i mean it seems very much drawn from the established canon, it seems to be setting up who cap really is as a hero, and it looks slick so and not attacking just saying what is it that you feel it needs to be?

  • March 23, 2011, 8:18 p.m. CST

    wow. fucking awesome. okay i'm in 100%.

    by THE_ONE_MAN_GANG

  • March 23, 2011, 8:19 p.m. CST

    If anything looks lazy in this movie, its the Hydra trooper design

    by Rebel Scumb

    Not bad, but just has that generic suped up faceless badguys in black supertrooper look. Like the vipers in the GI Joe movie from a few years ago Compared with that beautifully designed Viper trooper figure that appears in the banner ads periodically here on AICN Again, not really a complaint, could of just gone for something with a little more personality. Capt looks great though, the cinematography/tone all look good. Hopefully it delivers big time on the action also.

  • March 23, 2011, 8:19 p.m. CST

    No Bucky?

    by Larry Knowles

    I'm OK with that. Watching Bucky in Captain America stories always made me feel uncomfortable like I was reading gay porn.

  • March 23, 2011, 8:20 p.m. CST

    As I kid I thought C.A was cool

    by D o o d

    but all grown up, it just looks like war propaganda. I know it probably was in comic form but it's soooo, I don't know, America saving the day again bullshit!

  • March 23, 2011, 8:21 p.m. CST

    Glad people pointed out the "mr. Stark" reference

    by Rebel Scumb

    I knew Howard Stark was in the movie, but didn't catch that the first time I watched the trailer. Shame it couldn't be a magically de-aged Roger Sterling from Mad men ala Iron Man 2

  • March 23, 2011, 8:22 p.m. CST

    you cant have lover's with out haters!

    by Diagnostic

    I can do this all day...

  • March 23, 2011, 8:22 p.m. CST

    Most memorable line..."A week man knows the value of strength."

    by Larry Knowles

    I like that.

  • March 23, 2011, 8:23 p.m. CST

    Fucking A

    by DarthMusashi2112

    This just went leaps and bounds ahead of Thor on my list of flicks I'm looking forward to.

  • March 23, 2011, 8:24 p.m. CST

    Good to see Mavel going with the prequel story first

    by Diagnostic

    Because you demanded it! The secret origin of the first avenger!

  • March 23, 2011, 8:25 p.m. CST

    I like someone's suggestion from a previous talkback, that Hydra...

    by Rebel Scumb

    is a farm group for all the Nazis are so evil that they make even the other Nazis uncomfortable, so they get transfered to the special extra-evil "Hydra" division.

  • March 23, 2011, 8:28 p.m. CST

    The trailers gets the seal of my approval

    by KilliK

    lets hope the final movie is as good as this trailer

  • March 23, 2011, 8:28 p.m. CST

    You Dipshits Reaaally Lurv Ye' Propaganda, Don't'cha?!

    by Sherlock Holmes II

    I'd love to see any of you in the same room as any allied soldier who had to fight alongside Americans in any capacity. Your soldiers, according to their accounts, were the most racist, fear-ridden cowardly arseholes who ever walked the face of the earth. But the trailer does look good, doesn't it?

  • March 23, 2011, 8:29 p.m. CST

    by MikeTheSpike

    Say, is Hitler actually in this thing?

  • March 23, 2011, 8:30 p.m. CST

    Hailey Atwell wants...

    by Larry Knowles

    Her own injection of Super Soldier Syrum. Only delivered with a more fleshy needle. Get it? Get it? Looks like he has some super soldier syrum to spare. (all over her pretty face). Get it?

  • March 23, 2011, 8:31 p.m. CST

    larryknowles

    by Rebel Scumb

    She already got it in her boobs

  • March 23, 2011, 8:32 p.m. CST

    Is Steve Rodgers a virgin?

    by Larry Knowles

  • March 23, 2011, 8:32 p.m. CST

    Steve Rogers looks like a starving hobbit

    by Darth_Inedible

    Paramount Pictures and Marvel Entertainment bring you the timeless tail... Of a tiny emaciated pussyboy... Who drinks super-soldier serum... And then gets zapped by some big machine to become... CAPTAIN AMERICA

  • Where Capt america personally kills Hitler

  • March 23, 2011, 8:32 p.m. CST

    Captain Fascism...

    by AssyMuffJizz

    ... the movie could burn and sink in the bottom of the ocean for all i care. Captain Fascism, i mean, Captain America was never big outside USA, anyway. I mena, really, what the fuck is the appeal of that shit, anyway? A nationalistic moralistic boderline fascist character who dresses with the flag and fights by playing frisbie?? What the fuck is that shit?

  • March 23, 2011, 8:33 p.m. CST

    um, isn't that Bucky in the trailer with him?

    by oisin5199

    the one that says, 'this is war'?

  • March 23, 2011, 8:35 p.m. CST

    INGLORIOUS CAPTENS?

    by Mel

    The trailer is good, except for the awful Frankenstein scene right in the middle of it, but im sure it will suck anyhow. Good trailers are a dime a dozen. Good movies are not.

  • March 23, 2011, 8:36 p.m. CST

    assymuffjizz

    by Rebel Scumb

    I'm not American, and normally I might even agree with what you're saying. Everything you said is infact, intellectually correct. In this particular case, it just doesn't bother me. I take for granted that every American WW2 movie makes it seem like they were the only ones fighting, and pretend that the Brits, and us badass Canadians weren't even there. If this was some new movie out of the blue then I'd be more critical. But capt A has been around as a comic since the actual war, and was made as propaganda. He is a fixture of the Marvel universe, and when they started down this avengers path with ironman, a capt movie was inevitable I'm choosing to just judge this on its own merits, which is: Is it an entertaining superhero/popcorn summer movie? Will it be? I don't know. But the Trailer sure makes it seem like it will be.

  • March 23, 2011, 8:37 p.m. CST

    people who bag on Cap obviously don't know him

    by oisin5199

    read any of Brubaker's run and tell me he's a propaganda tool. Comics have changed a bit since WWII, ya know.

  • March 23, 2011, 8:39 p.m. CST

    oisin5199

    by Rebel Scumb

    I haven't really kept up with Marvel comics in recent years (too many hobbies, sadly not enough time) but someone was telling me that in the newer comics they've actually made Capt basically into a Jack Bauer type special forces guy, which sounds really cool. Someone also told me there was a point where they killed off Capt A, but they had created such a good supporting cast in the comic, that they were able to keep the title going for quite a while, despite the fact that the title character was dead.

  • March 23, 2011, 8:40 p.m. CST

    Is it just me...

    by Brundlefly

    or does this look fucking awesome? A huge improvement on the teaser.

  • March 23, 2011, 8:40 p.m. CST

    OK fine, looks super fucking cool but....

    by LowDevil

    We all knew the story would be strong and smart and fun, whatever. It all pales in comparison to how fucking pissed off i still am over Aronofsky's departure from the wolverine. So pissed, that all these geek movies suck to me now. Even though this does look good. I have hope for this summer now with Thor and Conan as puke and this as edible.

  • March 23, 2011, 8:42 p.m. CST

    Agreed brundlefly

    by Rebel Scumb

    The shot of Hugo weaving pulling off his own face and the red skull underneath is badass to Although admittedly, part of me was hoping that Hugo would start out in heavy prosthetic to make him look like a big fat Nazi officer. And then he would get horribly burned and all his fat skin would melt off like the melting nazis at the end of Raiders of the Lost Ark, and then just the red skull would be underneath, the shape of Hugo W's actual skull shaped head. Probably whatever is in the actual movie to explain it is better than what I just said...

  • March 23, 2011, 8:43 p.m. CST

    Fuck yeah!!!!

    by BooBoosDaddy

    That trailer was fucking BAD. ASS!!!

  • March 23, 2011, 8:44 p.m. CST

    oisin5199

    by AssyMuffJizz

    The very fact the character is called Captain AMERICA is pretty fucking telling. Imagine a comic book character called CAPTAIN SOVIET UNION or CAPTAIN COMMUNIST CHINA and dressed with the flag. Or CAPTAIN FRANCE, for that matter. There was even a character called CAPTAIN BRITAIN. Might as well call. it CAPTAIN JINGO! Regardless of ideology, the very name reeks of extreme hubris, which doesn't sit well. To call it in bad taste is an understatment. And the least of it's problems

  • March 23, 2011, 8:48 p.m. CST

    A *much* better looking version here

    by jimmy rabbitte

    http://screenrant.com/full-captain-america-trailer-rob-107430/

  • March 23, 2011, 8:48 p.m. CST

    If there was a Captain Canada, it should be my Grandfather

    by Rebel Scumb

    He passed away a couple of years ago, but I loved listening to his WW2 stories. He fought on Juno beach during the D-Day invasion, lied about his age to join the army early. Was in europe for the entire war, commanding a tank, had enough close calls, and incredible things happen to fill his own 'band of brothers' HBO miniseries, and won every medal there was to get except the ones that are only awarded posthumously. I've got them all hanging on my wall in a frame, and tucked away also two gold daggers he took off a Nazi officer he captured. He was the real deal, and a very good and honest man at heart to. Anything WW2 related makes me think of him now.

  • March 23, 2011, 8:49 p.m. CST

    First I've been interested in this

    by theBigE

    All of the previous preview material looked pretty weak, but I enjoyed that trailer. Who plays skinny Captain America? CGI Evans?

  • March 23, 2011, 8:52 p.m. CST

    bibleman...are you gay?

    by Larry Knowles

    Your post doesn't make sense to me. Are you saying that Bucky is gay? Or that you disapprove of gays? Or that gays have no place in American Cinema? Or that you are gay and looking for a piece of ass?

  • March 23, 2011, 8:56 p.m. CST

    Gun sound effects courtesy of The Matrix

    by successor

    Did anyone notice that when Captain America bursts through the door shooting the sound effects are exactly like the ones from the Neo/Trinity lobby shootout in the first Matrix?

  • March 23, 2011, 8:58 p.m. CST

    The CGI doesn't look up to Iron Man standards.

    by Stereotypical Evil Archer

    I know the resolution is crappy for the embed but the effects look bad, specifically the image composition of backgrounds. Cool trailer, I like it. But it's not up to Iron Man standards, and therefore doesn't have the look or feeling of continuity. Then again, the effects of The Incredible Hulk were not on par with Iron Man either, so Marvel probably doesn't care. Otherwise, this looks like a fun movie. And I'm hoping it has the same kind of storytelling heart the Rocketeer had.

  • March 23, 2011, 8:59 p.m. CST

    Did they Benjamin Button his ass?

    by MagicJesus

    Or did he one up Christian Bale? Irregardless, I'd like to once again, break his teeth out, clip his nails, and stick him up my can...

  • March 23, 2011, 9:04 p.m. CST

    sherlock...

    by BizarroJerry

    You didn't seem to succeed in baiting anyone, but can you direct to some of these accounts before you generalize and insult the character of an entire nation worth of soldiers?

  • March 23, 2011, 9:06 p.m. CST

    After re-watching a few times, it's way too short on AMERICA, where's the patriotic music?

    by Stereotypical Evil Archer

    Just sayin' AMERICA is half his title.

  • March 23, 2011, 9:06 p.m. CST

    Hawaiian Vacation

    by BetaRayBill07

    I know it's a big day and all, with Liz Taylor passing and the Cap trailer, but pics and a clip from Toy Story: Hawaiian Vacation have been online for some time now. Meaning days and days. Anyone out there in AICN land? Still waiting for someone to actually say anything about DD-L playing Lincoln, so I guess I shouldn't be shocked.

  • March 23, 2011, 9:06 p.m. CST

    HEY SHERLOCK HOLMES II

    by pushthebuttonmax

    COME AT ME BRO AND SUCK MY HUGE RED WHITE AND BLUE AMERICAN COCK.

  • March 23, 2011, 9:07 p.m. CST

    bait taken.

    by pushthebuttonmax

  • March 23, 2011, 9:09 p.m. CST

    Wow. It Looks Really Good.

    by NeonFrisbee

    Totally hits all the right notes. I'm officially excited now! Yay!

  • March 23, 2011, 9:14 p.m. CST

    Vibranium shield - no ricochet

    by solvseus

    I'm a dork, but I gotta say it for those wondering. If they go with the vibranium based shield, it absorbs impact, so there's no ricochet effect. So, no innocent bystanders getting killed when the shield is hit. I know that's been changed over the years, lotsa retconning, but there it is for those wondering. Makes about as much sense as anything else.

  • March 23, 2011, 9:14 p.m. CST

    It looks perfect

    by SifoDyasJr

    Exactly the right tone. Faithful to the origin. Costume is close to the original while still being realistic. Marvel completely nailed it. Maybe there is some room in the story to insert an Invaders sequel into this same era?

  • March 23, 2011, 9:16 p.m. CST

    rebel scumb, your grandfather's story sounds awesome!

    by Stereotypical Evil Archer

    You should write a biography or a screenplay. Serious. And those daggers sound pretty cool.

  • March 23, 2011, 9:16 p.m. CST

    More American Patriotic Freedom Moronic Shit

    by Petrol

  • March 23, 2011, 9:17 p.m. CST

    Wow.

    by blackwood

    Wow. I don't usually do this, but man. Hard. As. A. Rock.

  • March 23, 2011, 9:20 p.m. CST

    from the director of Jurassic Park 3...

    by HELLSFOXES

    comes a new piece of shit

  • This could be FANTASTIC.

  • March 23, 2011, 9:23 p.m. CST

    I WILL SEE THAT MOVIE

    by kabong

    JULY 22

  • March 23, 2011, 9:26 p.m. CST

    Thanks sterotypical evil archer!

    by Rebel Scumb

    I've often considered it. I really wanted to get him on film discussing his expirences, in the vein of the real band of brothers interview segments, before he died, but he was camera shy, and would only talk about the war to me and my brother and cousins. But I do think a lot about trying to condense it all down into a story. Actually if you've ever seen the movie 'a bridge too far' with sean connery and michael caine, he fought in the battle that the movie depicts. Its really a miracle he survived. One story, was about how his commanding officer was an avid birdwatcher back home, and when he went to war brought his super expensive binoculars with him. Their tank was going across a wide section of field and the commander stopped and went out the hatch to check their barings, and a sniper killed him. My grandfather was thus left in charge. The next day he took the same pair of binoculars, and it was his turn to look around. He was scanning the horizon when he saw a brief flash, then the next instant the binoculars were deflected away from his face by the sniper bullet. He ducked back in the tank and returned fire. So if that guy hadn't of brought the binoculars with him, then the bullet would of killed my granddad, and I would never have existed. Its incredible how your entire existence can boil down to such a trivial fact as someone you never met being a bird watcher.

  • March 23, 2011, 9:27 p.m. CST

    To The Anti-American Comments

    by Barron34

    I am a politically middle-of-the-road American, but I am puzzled by the anti-American attitude of a few of the posters here. What the Hell is wrong with being patriotic about your country? America has been, despite its drawbacks, a bastion of democracy for centuries. We did our share of heavy-lifting in WW II, with all respect going out to the other Allies.**** For that one joker who suggested that Captain America should be called "Captain Facist", I can only say WTF!? The character was literally created duering WWII by Jewish comic book creators as deliberate COUNTER-PROPAGANDA to Hitler's Nazi Germany and the Axis Powers, ie as a counter to the ACTUAL FASCISTS. The character of Captain America is a deliberate symbol of democracy and freedom, juxtaposed against the ACTUAL FASCISM of the Nazis and their allies during WWII.****Also, I would have no problem with any soverign, democratic country creating a patriotic character draped in their own flag. Captain Canada? Bring him on. Captain Australia? Why not? Captain India? Sure as hell. Why should free democratic nations not be proud of themselves, their flags, and their countries? There is nothing wrong with Captain America.

  • March 23, 2011, 9:29 p.m. CST

    Another funny thing, and this is very telling...

    by Rebel Scumb

    about the kind of guy my granddad was, is when he went to enlist, he was going to sign up as a bomber pilot. But in the enlistment building he was in the elevator and ran into some buddies, and they were getting off on the floor for tank crews, so he thought "what the hell, I'll do that instead!"

  • March 23, 2011, 9:30 p.m. CST

    What unit was he in, rebel scumb?

    by kabong

    3rd Canadian Infantry Division?

  • March 23, 2011, 9:33 p.m. CST

    barron34

    by Rebel Scumb

    I think the other thing people should keep in mind is, Captain America is meant (at least in my eyes) to embody the ideals that American was meant to represent at its best. And America was founded with some pretty radical (I mean that in a good way) and positive new ideas. That it hasn't always perfectly reflected its potential is true, but thats true of everyone and every place in the world to varying degrees. I mean people don't usually behave like captain picard. Resolving conflict with intellect and compassion. But it doesn't make captian picard less engaging of a hero, if anything he provides a role model to aspire to. And if Captain America is portrayed right, he'll be like that to. The best of americas potential. Plus, I would definitely read a comic called Captain India!

  • March 23, 2011, 9:35 p.m. CST

    rebel scumb, yep, you should write a screenplay.

    by Stereotypical Evil Archer

    At least collect all the stories of him that you and your cousins can remember, write them down and keep them safe, for posterity. That whole thing with the binoculars, that's a hell of a cool little story.

  • March 23, 2011, 9:37 p.m. CST

    kabong

    by Rebel Scumb

    I think that could be it. I have some of his stuff in storage, but one of the booklet/album things has his unit. I know he spent a lot of the war in Holland if thats helpful. another great story was about the medic in their unit who towards the end of the war, was dissappointed that he hadn't personally gotten to capture any germans. so when their tank arrived to seize this Nazi castle outpost, they let him take point. The medic was so eager he grabbed his rifle and ran into the castle without waiting for the rest of the squad, yelling at all the germans and catching them by surprise. My grandpa walked in and found the loan medic standing guard over 14 captured nazis. He smiled then after they secured the prisoners, congratulated the medic but said "next time though, you might want to load your rifle before you run into battle"

  • March 23, 2011, 9:39 p.m. CST

    sterotypical evil archer

    by Rebel Scumb

    I agree. Its the type of true story, that if you were to just make it up it would seem to incredible to be believed. I've made a lot of notes over the years. this talk back has actually got me really thinking about sitting down and finally getting it all typed up.

  • March 23, 2011, 9:43 p.m. CST

    rebel scumb, do it.

    by Stereotypical Evil Archer

  • March 23, 2011, 9:46 p.m. CST

    why is biff beating up cap. america

    by ORIONgods

  • March 23, 2011, 9:46 p.m. CST

    Cool! No stupid Facebook line!

    by Dr. Egon Spengler

    Oh wait, this takes place during WWII... Although I'm sure Thor will be fun to watch, this just looks a hundred times better than anything I've seen coming out of the Thor camp, teasers/trailers included. For once in his career, Chris Evans didn't annoy me while I watched this.

  • March 23, 2011, 9:49 p.m. CST

    Never cared for the comic, but this looks amazing!

    by Styrophoamicus

  • March 23, 2011, 9:52 p.m. CST

    Weak Cap looks like the Love Guru

    by UTexLex

    ....when Mike Myers was a child in the flashbacks...same size head but tiny body. It was unintentionally comical, but the flick looks good. I'll obviously see it.

  • March 23, 2011, 9:53 p.m. CST

    Captain America FUCK YEAH!

    by Paratrooper_Activity

    This looks AMAZING!!!!!

  • March 23, 2011, 9:58 p.m. CST

    scorchy

    by Rebel Scumb

    Its too bad he didn't want to talk about it, but I think that was fairly common. My grandfather only talked to us about because we were all young men/boys, but he never discussed it with his wife or daughters (my mom and aunt). Not that he was sexist, but he was just old fashioned in that way. The fact that your granddad liberated a concentration camp is pretty staggering, I have no doubt that seeing that alone would probably scar me for life. My dads father is still alive at 94, and still seems younger than I do. He was a bit of a daredevil, and loved motorcycles, and so signed up to be a motorcycle courier during the war, which was nuts because their survival rate was... zero I think. He spent a lot of time training other guys how to ride bike, but was in a crash right before he was suppose to ship out, so never went over to europe, which I have no doubt saved his life. If it was anyone else I would assume that he injured himself on purpose, but I know to this day he wishes he'd had a chance to fight. My dad worked on the Canadian Forces base in Khandahar for 6 months as a civilian engineer last year, and my grandpa kept saying to him "see if they need me to come help out!"

  • March 23, 2011, 9:58 p.m. CST

    MEANWHILE IN LIBYA the western civilization motivated by

    by KilliK

    its altruistic ideals and ideas and the humane need to apply the International Law,they started attacking and bombing Libya in order to protect the innocent civilians and help the rebels to defeat the tyrant who controls their country. The small detail that the western civilization is interested in helping a country which happens to have oil and some very big commercial agreements and investments with some major european countries it is simply a COINCIDENCE. In other words if you need to criticize the modern USA for the imperialistic and fascist monster that they are,please you should expand your judgement to the other powerful western countires: UK,FRANCE,GERMAN,etc

  • March 23, 2011, 9:59 p.m. CST

    mr ahole...

    by Rebel Scumb

    In all seriousness. That is really awful about your grandmother's sister.

  • March 23, 2011, 9:59 p.m. CST

    memory project, rebel scumb

    by kabong

    You should get those stories in http://www.thememoryproject.com/ I've got a few I should submit. My father was in 5th Canadian Armoured Division 8th Field Regiment, SP artillery. Joined when he was 17, the day after Canada declared war. Hard fighting in North Africa, Italy, Holland. They got into Germany but didn't get to do much. He "liberated" a Schmeisser submachine gun, but somebody stole it out of his kitbag on the ship home.

  • March 23, 2011, 10 p.m. CST

    This makes "Thor" look like "Santa with Muscles

    by tamethecunt

  • March 23, 2011, 10:02 p.m. CST

    Huge geek moment with the garbage can lid.

    by Chain

    who didn't as a kid when you were playing Avengers and was Cap didn't use a garbage can lid to protect yourself? we threw rocks at each other but we were strange kids back in the 60's. I have also been know to cut my friends down with a shield toss of my own. while the rest were wearing towels around their necks I kicked butt and took names with my shield. that kinda smelled bad but I could live with it.

  • March 23, 2011, 10:05 p.m. CST

    killik...

    by Rebel Scumb

    And what it ultimately comes down to is, throughout history, the rich and the powerful have always sought to become more rich and powerful at the expense of everyone else. Nationality/race don't really enter into it. I mean they do, but ultimately they don't. Thats why just judging things based on countries never made sense to me By way of example. There's that whole notion that if you protest against say the war in iraq, then you hate the soldiers, or don't 'support our troops' but the way I see it (at least for me), is that I support them enough that I don't think they should have to die or kill for an unnecessary cause. They're as much a victim of crooked governments and corporations who start these wars for their own means. Thats how I see it anyhow. It doesn't excuse the bad behavior of those who abuse their position in the military to hurt/rape/kill civilians, or torture prisoners. But there are also plenty of honest normal men and women in the service who just got the raw end of the stick of being in the military during a time when they would have to go fight in a war of highly questionable motives, and rife with controversy both at home and abroad. my 2 cents

  • March 23, 2011, 10:08 p.m. CST

    Thanks kabong

    by Rebel Scumb

    Thats a great idea. Sounds like your granddad was sent all over. I'm going to bookmark the link so I can look at it tomorrow after work.

  • March 23, 2011, 10:08 p.m. CST

    chain, you made my night with that story

    by Rebel Scumb

    I definitely like the trashcan lid part in the trailer

  • March 23, 2011, 10:15 p.m. CST

    Skinny Evans looks like a bobble head

    by alienindisguise

    but I guess they were trying to not only make him look weak but awkward as well.

  • March 23, 2011, 10:15 p.m. CST

    Hope Chris Evans is ready to become the next great gay icon

    by alienindisguise

  • March 23, 2011, 10:15 p.m. CST

    Been saying it from the top

    by smudgewhat

    Evans can act. He's got chops & intelligence. Just b/c he usually plays an asshole doesn't make him an asshole. It makes him a good actor.

  • March 23, 2011, 10:19 p.m. CST

    That trailer

    by kermit_the_fraud

    just gave me a vibranium boner. Marvel Studios might just pull this huge experiment off. So far, they have yet to make a film that hasn't retained the spirit of their properties, and entertained. As a comics nerd for over 30 years, each of their films has really felt like a comic come to life, and this one (and Thor as well) looks like it will keep the streak alive. Avengers Assemble!

  • March 23, 2011, 10:21 p.m. CST

    rebel scumb i agree. Countries should be viewed and

    by KilliK

    criticized as political representations which act on behalf of powerful and rich individuals or companies which want to protect and promote their interests at expense of the week and the poor. Not that the people of a country should be left out of this criticism,they have their share of responsibility for the policy and actions of their countries too but when accusing a country and its people for something everything should be put in its right context first.

  • March 23, 2011, 10:21 p.m. CST

    Y'Know....

    by HarryKnowlesNonExistentInceptionReview

    ...I'm sold! With reservations though, it is directed by Joe Johnson so the potential for clusterfuck is still there, but I think he's maybe beat that curse with this one. It just looks like everyone involved believes in the project and are enjoying the hell out of it. This will be THE movie of the summer, the one to beat, the one everyone talks about. Thor, I think will be like The Incredible Hulk: sadly underrated, but damn fine work. Green Lantern... hate to say it because I love the character, will be the superhero version of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, an unholy turd from the depths of the nether realms of suckness. The X-Men thing: who cares anymore?

  • March 23, 2011, 10:28 p.m. CST

    Best way to handle Nick Fury...

    by HarryKnowlesNonExistentInceptionReview

    ...is that "Nick Fury" is an identity taken by whoever becomes the head of SHIELD. (Sort of like M and Q in the Bond films.) You work your way up to OIC of SHIELD, they erase your identity and give you the Nick Fury pseudonym. So maybe Cap meets the original Nick Fury, a Sergeant who goes on to head SHIELD years later, but it's not Sam Jackson, it's a different guy. Sorry, though, can't explain the eyepatch. (Maybe it's really a computer interface???)

  • You know this will be true.

  • March 23, 2011, 10:29 p.m. CST

    This year's SCOTT PILGRIM.

    by Subtitles_Off

    I'm gonna make the bobblehead, though. It'll sell more than tickets. I don't think "I can do this all day" is Skinny Steve's line. I think it's the kid beating on him who then becomes, like, his best buddy-forever, 'cause, you know, that's how that always happens.

  • March 23, 2011, 10:31 p.m. CST

    Re: hellsfoxes

    by MakNeil

    Yeah, like the only thing that Joe Johnston has done is Jurassic Park 3 (which wasn't that good, though I personally blame the writing–which Johnston definitely didn't write. The direction, was solid, though you could tell that it didn't have the budget of the first and second films). Every hear of The Rocketeer? What about Jumanji? I deliberately left out Hildago or any of his films that I haven't seen/or recall seeing. You may not have liked the Captain America trailer, but how about a reason why you didn't like it, as opposed to what you posted, which was nonsense.

  • March 23, 2011, 10:34 p.m. CST

    killik, that would make sense, except our Supreme Court

    by Subtitles_Off

    has granted corporations person-hood. Our country is made up of people who value the profits of The Kochs over the benefits of the persons who teach our children. The people don't get to hide behind the theory anymore that it's all them, not us. None of which has anything to do with CAPTAIN AMERICA which should be a sentimental, naïve thing. It's comic book adventurist hoorah. Confusing it with representing America, or even America as it was during WWII, is extremely silly.

  • March 23, 2011, 10:36 p.m. CST

    conan_the, it's likely to be a lot more fun.

    by Subtitles_Off

    Neither it nor THE DARK KNIGHT will stand the test of time as far as being good. "Better" is all relative.

  • March 23, 2011, 10:36 p.m. CST

    Looks really sharp! Only one small thing I don't like,

    by kevred

    and that's the shot of Cap using a gun. Hope it's just for a moment and for some good reason. After all, Cap's ultimately a defender, not an attacker. Apart from that, everything looks pretty well great. Looks like that, just like everyone else these days, they couldn't resist a bit of CG spectacle, which always takes me out of the moment, but it looks well done.

  • March 23, 2011, 10:37 p.m. CST

    Yep. One day later...Evans' head on a skinny body

    by Subtitles_Off

    still makes me laugh out loud.

  • March 23, 2011, 10:39 p.m. CST

    does he kill Hitler Rothschild???

    by shogunshin

    does anyone know if he kills adolph jacob hitler - rothschild in the film? everyone does not know hitler's maternal grandmother worked for the rothschild, got knocked up by a rothschild, and that is how Hitler got his millions to wage a 'world war.' the Schiffs, Warburgs, and Rothschilds, amongst the other international bankers, all bankrolled his world war. i hope Captain America is great, and i hope he knocks Hitler Rothschild out!!!

  • March 23, 2011, 10:39 p.m. CST

    Joe Johnston did JUMANJI?

    by Subtitles_Off

    Oh Jebus Fuggin' Chrissy! JUMANJI and THE WOLF-MAN. Ferget JURASSIC PARK 3. That was his masterpiece, comparatively.

  • March 23, 2011, 10:46 p.m. CST

    To those bashing America and wanting more America,

    by kevred

    I think you're both wrong. To those dismissing the character as some kind of American ego monster: First off, Cap as he was developed over time in the comics was not a one-dimensional patriot numbskull stomping his boot on the rest of the world. He was was an icon of American ideals of freedom from tyranny and oppression. He wasn't about empire, but about defending the rights of everyone, anywhere in the world he landed. In the late 60s and 70s, as American politics started getting strange and complicated, there were many stories where Cap was essentially fighting against his own countrymen, his own government, his own corporate media, for the sake of defending our ideals. Where he spent tons of time questioning his own value, whether he was an anachronism. To those wanting more rah-rah pro-America patriotism, the above applies to you, too. Cap, for most of his existence in comics, has never been 'my country right or wrong'. He's believed in the ideals we cling to and the innate nobility of the nation, but is not some kind of jingoistic robot. An example is the writers getting it right in the Civil War series by having Cap lead the resistance to government registration and restriction of superheroes. The ideals, and the safety of individuals, are most important to him. I haven't read the most recent renditions of Cap; I understand that at least some of it has turned him into the ugly-American patriot asshole. I dismiss that as part of the stupid change-for-the-sake-of-it junk that permeates so much of present-day comicdom - idiots who think they know better than the kings who created these characters. So who knows what will actually show up on screen in this film - but let's all give it a chance, huh?

  • March 23, 2011, 10:55 p.m. CST

    Re: subtitles_off

    by MakNeil

    Yeah, I forgot The Wolfman, though to be fair that film was essentially directed by Mark Romanek and Joe Johnston essentially came into finish things up when he left the film. So, while it was a bit on the dull, too-much-CGI-side, I don't think that was his fault.

  • March 23, 2011, 10:55 p.m. CST

    Cap was wrong with the Civil War,completely wrong.

    by KilliK

    sorry but that is true.

  • March 23, 2011, 10:56 p.m. CST

    Too bad they're putting Hydra in this movie.

    by cookylamoo

    Who needs some fucked up secret society when you've got good old fashioned nazis.

  • March 23, 2011, 10:57 p.m. CST

    Re: subtitles_off

    by MakNeil

    Just catching the sarcasm in reference to Jumanji. Just curious, what is it that you disliked about it so much?

  • March 23, 2011, 11 p.m. CST

    rebel scumb

    by brobdingnag

    Everyone tries to get wealthier and more powerful at the expensive of others (rich and poor alike). It's called competition and if you didn't have woman parts you wouldn't be such a collectivist class warfare pussy like most of the posters here. You don't want equal opportunity you want equal outcome.

  • March 23, 2011, 11:02 p.m. CST

    I love that British girl. Very hot.

    by mistergreen

    And didn't know Cap uses guns.

  • March 23, 2011, 11:05 p.m. CST

    AICN's retarded moonbats

    by Odkin

    Wow, this thread is knee-deep in delusional lefties. After successfully using your media accomplices to demonize Karl Rove, Haliburton, Diebold, chemtrails, 911 "truth" and other paranoid delusions of nefarious evil, the Koch brothers are your new Emannuel Goldstein. you always have to have one, don't you? Grow up. Get real jobs and families. Gold Bless America. That is all.

  • March 23, 2011, 11:07 p.m. CST

    Actual Trailer in HD

    by cookepuss

    http://tinyurl.com/4tter8d

  • March 23, 2011, 11:09 p.m. CST

    cookylamoo you realize we beat the Nazis without Cap right?

    by happyboy

    OMG I hate it when superhero movies have superheroes.

  • March 23, 2011, 11:11 p.m. CST

    It's like he's sticking his head through some sort of digital sheet

    by MooseMalloy

    But that's besides the point because this TRAILER IS HOT! And God Bless the U.S.A.!!

  • March 23, 2011, 11:11 p.m. CST

    Re: brobdingnag

    by MakNeil

    You call what's going on in our country 'competition,' which is not quite true, especially when some not only start a few yards before someone else, but their so-called competition is hobbled. And there is very little "equal opportunity" in this country. That's little more than a propaganda line that people use when things get uncomfortable about what oftentimes goes on. And I don't think anyone is talking about equal outcomes, but instead equal chances, for a change. And in case you think that I am taking primarily about people of color, there are lots of poor white people in places like Appalachia, West Virginia (where I have family), and many other places in this country that can easily prove you wrong.

  • March 23, 2011, 11:22 p.m. CST

    Its in Quicktime on Apple Now

    by MMacKK

  • March 23, 2011, 11:26 p.m. CST

    i'm in!

    by Poptard_JD

    this looks great, hopefully it'll be as good as the trailer.. still nervous about GL though

  • March 23, 2011, 11:29 p.m. CST

    ATTEN-HOT!!!

    by BringingSexyBack

    I could do Chris Evans all day!

  • March 23, 2011, 11:38 p.m. CST

    odkin

    by Bob

    TROLLOLOLOLOL

  • March 23, 2011, 11:39 p.m. CST

    Captain America Uses Guns?

    by sambafreak13

    I am woefully ignorant about the character...I VERY much enjoy comic book characters and movies but never really followed Captain America so I was surprised when I saw him busting through the door shooting up the place. Is his use of guns consistent with the comics?

  • March 23, 2011, 11:41 p.m. CST

    Hugo Weaving alone sells this for me.

    by Durendal

    That man is awesome and an excellent casting choice as Red Skull. I'm looking forward to him being the bad guy again and not as fucking Megatron in another 1.75 hour Michael Bay orgasm.

  • March 23, 2011, 11:43 p.m. CST

    Jones/Stark/Torch/headgeek

    by vicmackey1268

    Ok so I'm commenting on a lot...per usual... 1. Anyone else wanna watch Small Soldiers after listening to Tommy Lee Jones do the Patton lines? I did...and that movie still rocks. 2. The Mr. Stark line is genius...when I heard it I was like wait what?...ya...its awesome and I'm glad Stark is a helper in this and not a big shot yet. 3. Sooooo glad they're going with Evans playing the nerd/scrawny guy that actually appreciates the power and muscle instead of the "lets bang" Human Torch idea....I went from 215 in 7th grade to 134 in Junior year High school, and now im testing to be a cop and i put on muscle and its great to see that he's treating this as a gift. 4. The trailer was perfect...I completely agree with you headgeek...the backstory took center stage which is what trailers are friggin supposed to do...I'm tired of all these movies showing EVERYTHING before I see the film. 5. I will now go watch Rocketeer cuz this trailer had such a great WW2 vibe I gotta watch it a few more times and then make some popcorn and see one of my favorite movies growing up. 6. The shield hit in slow mo was very "300-ish" wasn't it??

  • March 23, 2011, 11:43 p.m. CST

    (Captain) America ... FUCK YEAH!

    by frenetik1

  • March 23, 2011, 11:43 p.m. CST

    CAPTAIN AMERICA: "DROP AND GIVE ME TWENTY!"

    by BringingSexyBack

    Me: "Can I have some kneepads, sir?"

  • Not ever getting closxe to TDK in production quality or Box Office numbers, anyone thinking so is in la la land. Captain America isn't remotely as popular as Batman, no Marvel Superhero is. Plus the sheer Americanism of Captain America will make this so unpopular on too many territories around the world, You Yanks have no idea how campy and unappealing Captain America is to non Americans and how your governments over the last 30 years has made American-patriotism one of the most disliked aspects around the world, even to the point of utter hate! TDK made over a billion dollars worldwide, this movie doesn't have a chance in hell of making even half of that.

  • March 23, 2011, 11:57 p.m. CST

    Flippin' hell!

    by Carl XVI Gustaf

    That was a perfect trailer!!! THIS is now my most anticipated movie of 2011.

  • March 24, 2011, 12:05 a.m. CST

    Yay ! Finally I get to be possitive ...

    by blackflowerX

    This looks Amazing...

  • March 24, 2011, 12:05 a.m. CST

    *positive ;(

    by blackflowerX

  • March 24, 2011, 12:08 a.m. CST

    What? No Falcon?

    by BenBraddock

    Just joshin' - that looks like the tits!

  • March 24, 2011, 12:10 a.m. CST

    so far it is XM:FC > CAP > THOR > GL from what we have

    by KilliK

    seen from the trailers.lets see if this queue will change with more upcoming trailers from those movies.

  • March 24, 2011, 12:14 a.m. CST

    Escort Hitler to the gates of Hell!

    by thot

    Love it! This trailer pushes all the right buttons. Been a big fan of Cap since I was a lad in the 70's. Great to see him handled with such respect. Hope the movie looks half as good as this ass-kicking trailer!

  • March 24, 2011, 12:29 a.m. CST

    PATHETIC ...

    by kevmoley

  • March 24, 2011, 12:31 a.m. CST

    ceejay...

    by vicmackey1268

    america rocks...i would be more than happy to give you a legit legal work visa to come over and see just how awesome it is...i say legal cuz i think illegal immigrants are friggin assholes that need to be dragged back to their country whether it be germany, poland, mexico, or canada....illegal means 1 friggin thing...against the law... That being said i really dont care what some theater goer's views in Libya are towards this movie....Capt America is friggin awesome and even tho I like Batman and thought DK was one of the best movies made in the last decade i am so excited for this movie, especially after this perfect trailer, a vast improvement over the superbowl spot. This talkback is for the trailer, not for views on America...you don't hear me tellin you you're ass wouldn't exist right now if it wasn't for AMERICAN soldiers saving ur mommy and daddy from the Nazis, so dont be hatin on my country. As for this movie...i bet it beats Iron Man at the box office. Still watching Small Soldiers btw...if you don't know why you didnt read my earlier comment.

  • March 24, 2011, 12:33 a.m. CST

    PATHETIC...

    by kevmoley

    WTF... Is Tommy Lee Jones trying to replay his character from "The Fugitive" & " US Marshals" .. It sure sounds like he is...

  • March 24, 2011, 12:37 a.m. CST

    Cap used guns...

    by KGB3317

    here ya go..just ONE example: http://images1.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20100719001842/marveldatabase/images/2/26/Captain_America_Comics_Vol_1_41.jpg

  • March 24, 2011, 12:39 a.m. CST

    Shooting the shield...

    by Charlie

    I always hate that type of thing. It's a cliche that's been used so many time. "hey look it's my new sheild, I wonder if it's strong." bang bang bang Seriously it's so retarded....

  • March 24, 2011, 12:45 a.m. CST

    sherlock holmes ii, perhaps your soldiers...

    by kisskissbangbang

    ...thought we "were the most racist, fear-ridden cowardly arseholes who ever walked the face of the earth." But your women loved us.

  • March 24, 2011, 12:50 a.m. CST

    Looks Pretty Good! Can't find fault here.

    by The Founder

    Never was a Cap Fan outside of the Avengers, but it looks great. I can't

  • March 24, 2011, 1:02 a.m. CST

    looks damn good!

    by Norman Colson

    And back in the day, yeah he used gun. um he's a soldier, why wouldnt he??? lol.

  • March 24, 2011, 1:02 a.m. CST

    Presenting... The ORIGINAL Human Torch!

    by JR

    There should be a Marvel film featuring the Original Torch from back in the 40s. He was so cool. An android who burst into flames whenever he was introduced into an environment with oxygen, and had to learn to control it as well as learn how to be human while fighting the likes to the Nazis, the Sub-Mariner, and the public. And let's not forget Torro, his lil pahtner!

  • March 24, 2011, 1:02 a.m. CST

    My first, last, and only moment of trollishness here...

    by kisskissbangbang

    ...but sherlock holmes ii was being pretty trollish himself. If he'd even qualified it by saying that _some_ of our soldiers were "the most racist, fear-ridden cowardly arseholes who ever walked the face of the earth" (doubtless true), I'd have shrugged it off. But nuance clearly wasn't his goal; broadbrush slurs were. The British had cowardly appeasers of fascism as Prime Minister and King at one point; they also had Winston Churchill. Guess who I choose to judge England by? Their best and not their worst. Do us the same simple courtesy.

  • March 24, 2011, 1:06 a.m. CST

    WAHOO!! The Howling Commandos !!!

    by Bill Clay

    That bowler derby and handlebar mustache has to belong to Dum Dum Dugan. But where was Sgt. Nick Fury as his Howling Commandos came in the door with Cap?

  • March 24, 2011, 1:09 a.m. CST

    The Invaders!

    by JR

    An INVADERS flick! Has there been any mention of having any Invaders appear in this film? What about UNION JACK! Maybe not her though: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miss_America_(Marvel_Comics)

  • March 24, 2011, 1:12 a.m. CST

    How fun!

    by JR

    http://www.coverbrowser.com/image/marvel-mystery-comics/38-1.jpg

  • ... As Garret Hedlund did when he tossed that disc in the trailer for TRON: Legacy. That was a righteous throw.

  • March 24, 2011, 1:19 a.m. CST

    I want to see Evans in the traditional Cap costume

    by D.Vader

    I wanna see those wings springing from the side of his head.

  • March 24, 2011, 1:22 a.m. CST

    Sphinx!

    by cyberuck

    Am I doing this right?

  • March 24, 2011, 1:27 a.m. CST

    FINALLY....

    by JaredP

    i was beginning to wonder if they would ever show this trailer

  • March 24, 2011, 1:27 a.m. CST

    This looks AWESOME!

    by Ironhelix

    Well... compared to the other shit they call movies these days.

  • March 24, 2011, 1:28 a.m. CST

    by JaredP

    gonna be one of the coolest films of the summer

  • March 24, 2011, 1:28 a.m. CST

    Viggeo you self important fuckstick

    by Player01

    Even if I agreed with you, now I don't want to agree with you because you sound like a self important douchebag. How old are you? I'm guessing maybe 15, when you start thinking you're old enough to have valid-sounding opinions on thing. Fucking idiot.

  • March 24, 2011, 1:34 a.m. CST

    Wow. I'm there...

    by criticalbliss

    This looks great. Wonderful stories about your hero grandfather, rebel scumb...<p> They were heroes, despite what the true fascists and socialists say. They are the ones who seem to denigrate everyone, but are the first to put people in camps and run from a fight. <p> Don't be surprised if we see such things again. <p> May God watch over us all...

  • March 24, 2011, 1:36 a.m. CST

    Cap was RIGHT in Civil War

    by D.Vader

    Fuck that, Cap was right, he had his values right. Iron Man was "right" too, just not the right "right". Make sense? I was on Cap's side the whole way.

  • March 24, 2011, 1:48 a.m. CST

    Civil War? yeah

    by Norman Colson

    Cap had tony in the end, but he couldnt kill his friend because that meant betraying everything he was... and tony even agreed that he was wrong... The govt was doing the same thing they did to the muties. it wasnt fair.. Cap all the way!

  • March 24, 2011, 1:49 a.m. CST

    Shut Up Viggeo

    by Player01

    I have to read your fucking name to skim past your posts now, and its wasting valuable seconds of my time so stop fucking posting, you twat.

  • March 24, 2011, 1:53 a.m. CST

    Did they have CHOCODILES during WW2?

    by Darth_Kong

  • March 24, 2011, 1:57 a.m. CST

    Looks like fun, and I'm no sucker for mindless patriotism

    by Sepulchrave

    But come on, who doesnt love America while Hitler's still alive? On the other hand, speaking as a skinny kid who put on a whole lotta muscle in later life; this movie is going to fuel a lot of bigorexia and sell a LOAD of steroids.

  • March 24, 2011, 1:58 a.m. CST

    BUCKY

    by gus4u2c

    Also, he's the guy in the military outfit that tells Roger that " IT'S WAR NOT A BACK ALLEY".

  • March 24, 2011, 2:05 a.m. CST

    Captain America is fascist propoganda? Shut your fucking mouth!

    by antonphd

    If Captain America was inspirational to any of the Americans who fought and/or died in WW2 then the creators deserve to be praised for it. The United States is responsible for it's share of horrors but fighting and dying to stop the Axis powers was one of our finest moments in our history. I'm a fucking liberal and I am filled with fucking pride watching a Captain America trailer on the same day that we are in Libya helping people fight for their freedom from the oppression of another genocidal monster.

  • March 24, 2011, 2:10 a.m. CST

    THis should have been released first

    by iharlequin

    This is the trailer they should have played during the Super Bowl. This is awesome.

  • March 24, 2011, 2:23 a.m. CST

    The Gayest Talkbacker contest...

    by Larry Knowles

    My brother Harry contacted me (finally) and told me that he would like to have a contest to determine who the gayest talkbacker is. Currently the contenders are: bringingsexyback bibleman To enter yourself, please respond to this talkback with your gayest comment about Chris Evans. To enter another, simply pass along their name and they will be entered. No need to provide proof or verification of their gayness - unfounded accusations will do just fine.

  • March 24, 2011, 2:24 a.m. CST

    by smatt584

    'Rebel Scum', Your grandfather sounds like an amazing guy. It's a good thing he wasn't born further south here in America or else it would be considered ok for pompous assholes like 'Sherlock Holmes ii' and 'assymuffjizz' to call him a coward, a racist, or a fascist without anyone giving a shit. It's a good thing so many people on this site think that where you're born is more important that what you do, or else his memory and his deeds wouldn't stand for much, would they? And for those who make a point of going on anti-America rants on every Captain America talkback; The fact is that, whatever the intentions of our government for getting involved in WW2, the men who enlisted (many who were, themselves, fathers), did not have to do jack shit in Europe, but just like 'Rebel scum's grandfather, they went anyway and many of them died in the name of freedom defending a country they didn't live in and people they never met or even shared a common language with. So fuck you. You have no way of knowing If one of our so-called 'racist, fascist, cowardly' American grandfathers just so happened to save the lives of your forefather, allowing you to be born in the first place. I seriously doubt half of the bitches on this talkback would have even half the spine to put their own asses on the line to save someone elses life. ALL of the allied forces who died in service, regardless of their nationality, deserve respect for their sacrifice, and fuck your own petty xenophobia. Your not worth half of what they were.

  • March 24, 2011, 2:38 a.m. CST

    Never been a fan of cappy

    by tomimt

    and if they'd had made this a movie set in moder days, I wouldn't care. But as they've set it during WW2 makes it more appealing to me. I do believe, that it might be a selling point for this movie out side US as well.

  • March 24, 2011, 2:49 a.m. CST

    You might be gay if...

    by Larry Knowles

    Gay Test: You might be gay if... ...you watched this trailer and didn't immediately do a google search for "Hayley Atwell nude" pictures.

  • March 24, 2011, 2:57 a.m. CST

    SAILOR!

    by Darth_Kong

  • March 24, 2011, 3:12 a.m. CST

    I hope they explain why

    by Tristan

    they chose a scrawny reject and not a guy that was already in good shape. Wouldn't that make an even better Capt. America? But this still looks pretty good.

  • March 24, 2011, 3:20 a.m. CST

    This trailer is more convincing than

    by Dennis_Moore

    the superbowl spot (though the score is dull). I still say the costume design for Cap is a failure, and will be the most noticeable negative aspect, unless the real score is a dud.

  • March 24, 2011, 3:31 a.m. CST

    Trailer was mediocre at best.

    by ganymede3010

    That did absolutely nothing for me. My goodness First Class is going to shit all over this film.

  • March 24, 2011, 3:42 a.m. CST

    It's not a game changer - but a fun movie...like Rocketeer! :)

    by marineboy

  • March 24, 2011, 4:07 a.m. CST

    Where is the action?

    by Valenni

    Don't see any real cutting edge action.

  • March 24, 2011, 4:12 a.m. CST

    The core of the Earth has stopped spinning

    by natedog01

    So the U.S. Government has Stanley Tucci create supersoldiers for them and then gets upset when his Project Destiny stops the core of the earth from spinning? I really hope this is a stealth prequel to "The Core".

  • March 24, 2011, 4:24 a.m. CST

    Looks very promising!

    by photoboy

    Tommy Lee Jones? Stanley Tucci? Hugo Weaving? Not only does it have a kick-ass cast, the style looks excellent too. Maybe this summer won't be so bad after all (once we've got Bay's latest fail out of the way anyway).

  • March 24, 2011, 4:24 a.m. CST

    larryknowles

    by Baryonyx

    So putting Cap in a movie about The Avengers, a team he is closely linked with, is a bad idea? Maybe it's wrong to put Spider-Man in a Spider-Man movie too?

  • March 24, 2011, 4:31 a.m. CST

    Wow. This looks great!

    by CHRISTIAN_BALE_TRASHED_MY_LIGHTS

    The way that Steve Rogers is shown as brave but not strong before the experiment... the use of Stark's father... Tommy Lee Jones.... Dialogue like "..Personally escort Adolf Hitler to the gates of Hell"...the flash of the Red Skull.... the action scenes... Man, this movie is going to be absolutely awesome. It's leapt up to my number one most want to see movie, with X-Men just behind. 2011 is shaping up to be a great year for superhero movies!

  • March 24, 2011, 4:33 a.m. CST

    Viggeo, you linking and praising hackneyed fan trailers

    by RobertoInfiniteTHEMoonLander

    does not give you much credibility. And did you really post a timestamp by timestamp analysis of a 2 minute trailer of a Captain America movie trashing it for its cinematography and music and acting? Wow. I thought I was a dork. You take the cake bud. And you are not balancing anything out. You're just being a raging douche, knocking something people are excited about. But please, continue patting yourself on the back for being the cool, rebellious "Equalizer". Fucking dork.

  • March 24, 2011, 4:41 a.m. CST

    From the director of The Rocketeer

    by kwisatzhaderach

    comes another cool comic book movie. The Rocketeer is fucking amazing. "Hand over ze rocket or i'll blow her brains... ALL OVER ZE CABIN!!!!"

  • March 24, 2011, 4:43 a.m. CST

    I'm with you kwisatzhaderach!

    by CHRISTIAN_BALE_TRASHED_MY_LIGHTS

    "Not lies, Jenny. It vas achting!" THE ROCKETEER rocks!

  • March 24, 2011, 4:53 a.m. CST

    viggeo_morgenstein

    by RobertoInfiniteTHEMoonLander

    You're an obnoxious turd and even if you have valid points (although you also claimed that the first 5 minutes of Rocketeer is better than the ENTIRETY of this movie - that isn't out until July) and I don't agree with you at all, the way you're coming off - a self important douchebag with an air of superiority - isn't supporting your cause. You're just a dork who reads movie news websites and regurgitates catch phrases and generic criticisms for movie trailers in an attempt to sound cutting edge and cool because you're going against popular opinion. Really and honestly, you have fucked up taste for posting that amateur fan trailer. My God.

  • March 24, 2011, 4:54 a.m. CST

    The oRIGINAL tORCH AND pRINCE nAMOR

    by theycallmemrtibbs

    Would be the icing on the cake if these two made an appearance!

  • March 24, 2011, 4:56 a.m. CST

    Your "humble" opinion.

    by RobertoInfiniteTHEMoonLander

    You're joking right?

  • March 24, 2011, 5:01 a.m. CST

    Looks good to me.

    by catlettuce4

    How can you "get" Captain America (and comic superheroes) enough to be interested and still think this looks terrible? I don't understand. It's not high drama, but it is fairly accurate to the source material. And better-looking than much of it.

  • March 24, 2011, 5:05 a.m. CST

    Done feeding trolls with no lives (obviously).

    by RobertoInfiniteTHEMoonLander

    After all, who has time to make multiple posts for hours and hours about something they DON'T like and act like their opinion is the be all end all? The Superbowl trailer had me concerned, but I am excited again by this new one. It seems like they're boiling the character down to his essence and that's ALWAYS a good thing. I have faith in Marvel Studios since they seem to be protective of their characters (in a good way). While it doesn't look too "period", I'm sure we'll get an explanation on why the tech is so advanced in the movie. I'm guessing Skrull technology just like in the first volume of the Ultimates.

  • March 24, 2011, 5:06 a.m. CST

    AINT IT VIGGEO_MORGENSTEIN NEWS?

    by CHRISTIAN_BALE_TRASHED_MY_LIGHTS

    YOU WILL THINK WHAT I DO! I WILL POST A BILLION TALKBACK MESSAGES TO TELL YOU WHAT I THINK IN CASE YOU DIDN'T GET IT THE FIRST TIME! LOOK AT THIS SHIT FAN TRAILER I'VE DREDGED UP FROM YOUTUBE AND LISTEN TO ME RAMBLE ON ABOUT HOW AWESOME IT IS COMPARED TO THE REAL TRAILER! LISTEN TO ME! LISTEEEEN TO MEEEEEEEEEEEEE! YOU WILL LISTEN TO ME, GOD DAMN IT!!!!!

  • March 24, 2011, 5:17 a.m. CST

    Ok, Viggeo, you dont like it. We get it.

    by Carl XVI Gustaf

    I thought it captured Cap perfectly and gave that sense of adventure that Rocketeer had. I love the retro sci-fi look of the lab, it kinda reminded me of the Rocket Ranger computer game from way back. Brilliant move to keep the ww2 setting, most other studios would probably have gone the easy way and "modernized" it. And to me it looked pretty damn "real" as far as an alternate reality period movie goes. I was that scrawny little comic book nerd again when I saw the trailer this morning. Good job!

  • March 24, 2011, 5:21 a.m. CST

    WARNING: UNLESS YOUR GAY DON'T SIT NEAR ME AT THE THEATER

    by BringingSexyBack

    Cuz Evans gets me so hot I'm liable to pounce on the closest dick I can find.

  • March 24, 2011, 5:29 a.m. CST

    "Plinkett, David Wong/John Cheese, and Maddox"

    by Carl XVI Gustaf

    They've done some pretty funny, inventive stuff. What have you done other than being annoying on Harry Knowles' web space?

  • March 24, 2011, 5:29 a.m. CST

    Looks great but . . .

    by Thall_Joben

    Unfortunately this will tank overseas.

  • March 24, 2011, 5:49 a.m. CST

    makneil

    by brobdingnag

    No its not real competition. You have thieves like yourself voting themselves a portion of my productive efforts. With real competition you and your hillbilly relatives would starve in the street while I stepped over you to get my morning joe.

  • March 24, 2011, 5:56 a.m. CST

    Screw the jingoistic symbolism

    by snappy

    I'll go to see this just for the special effects of Chris Evans as a skinny guy. From the trailer it looks seamless - best SFX I've ever seen.

  • Hopefully this movie will be just as good

  • March 24, 2011, 6:11 a.m. CST

    If that "Did nothing for you"

    by Phategod100

    I will make it a point to never take your opinion seriously.

  • March 24, 2011, 6:16 a.m. CST

    Fuck America

    by Mumbo

    This is going to be the most bullshit exercise in propaganda since Saving Private Ryan.

  • March 24, 2011, 6:24 a.m. CST

    mr ahole...

    by Rebel Scumb

    Well I hope she's alright, along with any other family you have in Japan.

  • March 24, 2011, 6:34 a.m. CST

    I see Dum Dum Dugan in that trailer, but

    by V'Shael

    I have to wonder will they have a young WHITE Nick Fury in there? Just to fuck with our heads? Somehow Sam Jackson doesn't strike me as the "Infinity formula" type.

  • March 24, 2011, 6:39 a.m. CST

    I'm sold on that...

    by jack Bauer

    Nice trailer, Evans comes through as powerful and thankfully no silly comedy touches. Should be a good old romp... The FX on the mini Evans are good, the grafting on of the Evans face onto the other persons body is done really well, especially as they have shrunk his face down as well. And no, the super soldier Evans is just him pumped and oiled up for effect when he comes out of the tank. No CG..

  • March 24, 2011, 6:47 a.m. CST

    Nick Fury

    by Sheepish

    I'd kind of like to see a white nick fury in that, thus making 'nick fury' kind of a title name, not really a person...kind of the same explanation they use somewhat on james bond 007.

  • March 24, 2011, 7:01 a.m. CST

    Alright, Viggeo, I'll bite.

    by monolithik

    Why doesn't anybody try to debate you? Because you're fucking annoying. Think about it. It says more about you than, oh, almost every other person in here. Jesus H. Christ man, it's a trailer for a comic book movie. It has 2 minutes to get the idea across, so yeah, it comes off as sound bites and not a fleshed out movie because, uh, that's what it is. As far as it not looking realistic... like I said, it's a comic book movie. I... I really don't know how else to explain this. If you're pissed because you're expecting Schindler's List or The Pianist or whatever, it's your own damn fault. Oh, and about your STANDARDS you love to bemoan. Now I know you're spineless, based on how effortless it is for you to suck your own dick. Okay, I've spent more than enough time on your sorry ass. This movie looks pretty good; maybe our best chance at getting a Marvel movie based on and motivated by the characters instead of the gizmos or sci-fi plot. I'm excited about that, but... we'll see. It's just a trailer, after all. Thor looks goofy as shit; so does GL. I don't trust Fox/Rothman any further than I can throw them with the X-Men franchise, so I'm expecting fail there, too. I have my fingers crossed for this one.

  • March 24, 2011, 7:01 a.m. CST

    Can Not Wait For This!!!

    by THX1968

    Can't Wait! Can't Wait! Can't Wait! Can't Wait! Can't Wait! Can't Wait! Can't Wait! Can't Wait!

  • March 24, 2011, 7:02 a.m. CST

    Union Jack

    by monolithik

    Someone wondered if he's in this, as a member of the Invaders. He is -- just to Bucky's right as they bust through the door. The guy in the baret. FYI.

  • March 24, 2011, 7:12 a.m. CST

    "I've had a bellyful of you and your cheap heroics!!"

    by kwisatzhaderach

  • March 24, 2011, 7:14 a.m. CST

    I'm not sold on this.

    by Johnny Wishbone

    Looks kinda... crappy. And does anyone else think it ironic that America (fuck yeah!) are fighting the Nazis with a scientifically augmented super-Aryan?

  • March 24, 2011, 7:18 a.m. CST

    @viggeo_morgenstein

    by JediWuddayaknow

    Really? A bunch of grainy slow motion shots and shitty costumes is what you want to see? Any comments you may have made about knowing what you're talking about are negated by that. And yes. Yes, you are a self important douche. You made your point before that you didn't like it. Yet, you persisted in telling everyone over and over. And now, like a page out of the troll handbook, you're denying it and pretending like you're completely legit. Nice effort.

  • Read that quote again (emphasis mine) and think about it... People, Viggo's tongue couldn't be planted farther into his cheek if he tried... Well played, Mr. Morgenstein.

  • March 24, 2011, 7:25 a.m. CST

    jediwuddayaknow

    by DVaderRIP

    You stink mate.

  • March 24, 2011, 7:34 a.m. CST

    Everything is great except for bobblehead pre-Cap Steve

    by David Ortiz

    I mean, couldn't they have shrunk his head a little bit? Other than that, this trailer is great. Not sure how it'll play overseas, but easily 200 mill-plus here in the US

  • His head looks just fine. Bunch of picky fuckers you all are.

  • They need someone meaner and with an attitude.

  • March 24, 2011, 7:52 a.m. CST

    As for the film....

    by DVaderRIP

    It actually looks really cool to me. I love the fact that they were brave enough to set this in WWII. I agree with the doubts about how well it's going to play internationally though... that said, if it makes $250m domestic, which it probably will, that will more than likely be enough.

  • March 24, 2011, 8:16 a.m. CST

    Will there be a nod to Phineas Horton and his Torch/Vision?

    by Chewtoy

    I notice one shot in the trailer is outside a futuristic "World's Fair" type science exhibition. If I were Marvel, there is no way I wouldn't at least drop some posters for his demonstration in the background. I actually liked the way Geoff Johns handled it in his Vision miniseries by having Horton's Human Torch being touted as his "Vision of the Future" while he was still building him (and obviously before he burst into flame). It allowed the writer to draw that connection to the Vision's first creator without mentioning all of the Human Torch history that was irrelevant to the miniseries. If Marvel can use a Human Torch in future Cap films, then I hope they put in a reference to him. If not, then name drop the Vision instead.

  • March 24, 2011, 8:20 a.m. CST

    Anyone else scrolling past Viggos bullshit

    by NathanGrey

    What a fucking loser. This idiot has me scrolling past 5 posts in a row. What kind of pathetic life do you have where you spend a night trolling then trying even harder when you don't get enough attention. Can someone fix that script to ignore users for the new talkback format. I really don't need to be glancing at stupid YouTube links and childish analysis. What a dumbass.

  • March 24, 2011, 8:22 a.m. CST

    Looks like what a Cap film should be.

    by shutupfanboy

    A good story background for Steve, WWII, super solider serum, Red Skull, Hydra, Howling Commandos, Mr. Stark and the right costume and the shield. Actually, this goes beyond what a Cap film should be and may actually be my new must see film of the summer replacing Thor.

  • March 24, 2011, 8:35 a.m. CST

    I REGRET THAT I HAVE BUT TWO HOLES TO GIVE CAPTAIN AMERICA

    by BringingSexyBack

  • March 24, 2011, 8:37 a.m. CST

    but did his dick get bigger or smaller?

    by teddy_duchamp

    also on the Comics was he a weed to begin with?

  • March 24, 2011, 8:42 a.m. CST

    Don't understand the release date on this one...

    by loafroaster

    Surely the most obvious film for a Fourth of July release since Independence Day?

  • March 24, 2011, 8:43 a.m. CST

    Looks good...but that "weak man" line is kind of bullshit

    by blackmantis

    It's a nice sentiment, but really, every one is born a weak man. Nobody is born with muscles. In fact, I'd say the guy who works his ass of to get the muscles he has knows their value more than the guy who is gifted with them. I'll be seeing this, though.

  • March 24, 2011, 8:52 a.m. CST

    OK, no more excuses, Hugh...

    by HapaPapa72

    If they can shrink down Chris Evans, they can shrink your 6'3 ass down and finally give us the 5'3 Wolverine we deserve.

  • March 24, 2011, 8:53 a.m. CST

    after two failed attempts

    by emeraldboy

    how are marvel going to do hulk. third times a charm. ?

  • March 24, 2011, 8:54 a.m. CST

    How can anyone say - with a straight face - this looks like ass?

    by Astronut

    I mean, if you're someone who has always wanted to see a legitimate, big-budget Captain America film, you should be fairly pleased at the very least. I would think. If you're *not* someone who gives a shit about Captain America, then your opinion as to whether or not this looks good, bad, or great is pretty irrelevant. Seriously.

  • March 24, 2011, 9:08 a.m. CST

    Wowzers.

    by Aaron

    A trailer for a movie that makes me feel like a little kid. That's the fuck I'm talking about. THOR looks pale in comparison, as far as giving me that tingly feeling. Last time that happened was probably when I saw JURASSIC PARK for the first time, or when they released the STAR WARS special editions in the theater (first time seeing in the theater, mind you).

  • March 24, 2011, 9:09 a.m. CST

    Captain Fascist is being played by a gay looking manboy

    by AssyMuffJizz

    How apropos.

  • March 24, 2011, 9:11 a.m. CST

    this looks all kinds of awesome

    by Hey_Kobe_Tell_Me_How_My_Ass_Tastes

    this trailer is building the same kind of excitement as the first iron man trailer did

  • March 24, 2011, 9:14 a.m. CST

    they'll change him to Capt. International

    by nametaken

  • March 24, 2011, 9:15 a.m. CST

    POPCORN: CHECK. SODA: CHECK. LUBE: CHECK. SOCK: CHECK.

    by BringingSexyBack

  • March 24, 2011, 9:15 a.m. CST

    Looks good

    by ufoclub1977

    Seems like it's going to play more into the nerd-boy becomes the macho-man fantasy than Spiderman. Hope it has a good storyline.

  • March 24, 2011, 9:21 a.m. CST

    When he comes out of the pod...

    by rev_skarekroe

    ...he should go "Noooooooooo!!" I think that'd be keen.

  • March 24, 2011, 9:26 a.m. CST

    CAPTAIN SPANKMERICA

    by BringingSexyBack

    I've been naughty sir!

  • March 24, 2011, 9:27 a.m. CST

    I'm hoping...

    by Hearse

    ...that they add a teaser at the end of Thor showing Cap being found in the ice. I guess there was that bit cut out of the Incredible Hulk...

  • March 24, 2011, 9:29 a.m. CST

    Ok, now I'm sold.

    by Royston Lodge

    I've been nervous because previous teasers have not shown Cap/Steve delivering any actual dialogue, which really seemed like a red flag to me. With this trailer, we finally see a little of Evans' performance. I don't hate it. I had really low expectations for Evans, but now I'm much more optimistic that this could be a decent movie. (I'm still disappointed that John Slattery isn't reprising his role as Howard Stark. Oh well. I guess you can't have everything.)

  • March 24, 2011, 9:34 a.m. CST

    assymuffjizz

    by oisin5199

    don't be an idiot. Read a comic. From this century. His name was Captain America because he represented American ideals in WWII. His first issue had him punching Hitler. He also fought some pretty racist depictions of Japanese. Fine. He was a propaganda tool. But damn, from the 60s on the character has evolved. He's given up his mantle when he lost faith in the government, he's fought on the side of right, even when that side wouldn't be considered 'patriotic' - even when the injustices are committed by other Americans. It's about ideals. And there have been plenty of nationalistic superheroes and villains throughout history, from various countries. But America has been the most mythologized, so this character represents that mythic ideal, of fighting for what's right. And it's not like he doesn't make mistake. So you're going to criticize a character because of a name, instead of that character's substance?

  • March 24, 2011, 9:40 a.m. CST

    Thank goodness ther was never a Captain Portugal

    by AssyMuffJizz

    He would even be called Captain Lusitan (look it up). And i thank the lucky stars such bullshitwas never created in my country. We already had too much fascism bullshit in my country's 20th century history already.And you know why it's very easy for a Portuguese to detect fascism? Because we lived it. For real. We know how it's look like. And why we aren't that easily looked with shiny trinkets, like you Captain AmeriKa fascism bullshit. Fascism cames in more shapes and forms then just a swastika, you know? Give me a break, will ya? Fuck, the knee jerk reactions you are having already half proves my point.

  • March 24, 2011, 9:48 a.m. CST

    Will crash harder

    by proevad

    than the Rocketeer. I've been saying this for months and no one will answer me. Who was this made for? No one is going to go see this. The 40 year old fringe comic fans don't add up to a lot of box office. Bombs away.

  • March 24, 2011, 9:50 a.m. CST

    I'd liek to see what you over-sensitiver americans

    by AssyMuffJizz

    ... would think of a comic book character called CAPTAIN FRANCE or CAPTAIN SOVIET UNION? What would be your crack ups? Captain Surrender? Captain Commie Under The Bed Wants Tom Rape My Ass At Night?Deal with it, Captain America reads very badly to all foreigners. DEAL WITH IT. At 13, you might think nothing of thw character. But as you grow up, you realsie how fuckign wrong it is to flander jingoism by putting the name of your country in a comic character and then have it be the symbolof everythignthat is good. Because there was never a wrongdoing from your country? Becasue your country never did soemthign wrong to others, or even your own population? You never comit illegal invasion of others countries? And no, i'm not taliing today. Captasin America is at best a stupidly naive creation, at worst is fucking fascist. DEAL WITH IT! And don't even give me that fucking stupid reason of the democratic values of americ,a bla blabla. What, you think you are the only country to suport them? Wake up, dudes! You see any other country do this same bullshit? GROW THE FUCK UP! Captain Gaymerika. His whole name and deal reeks of fascism, and his sidekicked is called Bucky?? GIVE ME A FUCKING BREAK! Captain Gaymerika. Wake up, the cold war is over already, and you voted for Geroge W. Bush twice. Your moral superiority died a long time ago. DEAL WITH IT. And oisin5199, as for that stupid retard bullshit about "side of right", that experession alone is a demosntration of ignorance. and blindness. Deal with it, the only cvountry right now that exists int he whole world that suffers from a bad case of elitism is the USA. Again, and as a very tiny example of that, you have a character called CAPTAIN AMERICAN. That's elitism. Crystal clear example. I rest my case. And stop with that paranoid "they are all agaisnt us" bullshit. You only have yourselves to blame when you elected that ape Bush twice. Your new president is making wonders to return the USa back to the world. but it seems many in here are getting resentful of him, and can't wait to bash him right and left. i wonder what's the correlation between Bush voters/neo-con sympathisers/Obama bashers and Captain America fans, or those that can't have a clue why the character is bad. GIVE ME A BREAK! Ohhhh, big bad european doesn't like USA!!!! Ohhhh, big bad european that deosn't see USA as totally good and awesome!!! Ohhh, big bad european!!! Uhuhuhuhuhuh! Get real, man!

  • March 24, 2011, 9:54 a.m. CST

    assymuffjizz

    by proevad

    Agreed. Plus, young Americans are NOT patriotic anyway. They will view this whole thing as goofy. Will bomb in Europe, Asia, and everywhere else. Again. Who was this made for?

  • March 24, 2011, 9:54 a.m. CST

    True patriotism is...

    by AssyMuffJizz

    ... not swallowing jingoism bullshit.

  • March 24, 2011, 9:56 a.m. CST

    Yup n/t

    by proevad

  • March 24, 2011, 10:04 a.m. CST

    ABSOLUTELY FUCKING NAILED CAPTAIN AMERICA!

    by Jaster

    I had my concerns early on, but WOW! JUST FUCKING WOW! Now THAT is Captain Fucking America!

  • March 24, 2011, 10:05 a.m. CST

    The more I watch this trailer

    by Astronut

    the more I like it. In fact, I get chills when the dude says "Now, Mister Stark..." Freaking SO EXCITED TO SEE THIS now!

  • March 24, 2011, 10:07 a.m. CST

    assymuffjizz

    by Jaster

    Ummmmm......America is not one race. In fact we are the most racially diverse country in the fucking world. So it really smacks of ethocentric ignorance to say a character named Captain America is racist. I mean CHRIST! What a retarded fucking turd you are! And Captain America stands for America's goals, not it's actions. In one of his most famous stories, he goes AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT! Wake. The. Fuck. Up.

  • March 24, 2011, 10:11 a.m. CST

    Really pissed off about Bucky

    by Detective_Fingerling

    For them to be "seeming" to respect the source material, they really, really fucked up Bucky here. 1.) He's supposed to be younger. 2.) Bucky is thrust upon Cap AFTER he's already established himself as the face of America - - - Cap has reservations about him being so young, etc. 3.) As the war goes on, seeing this YOUNG kid - 18, 19 whatever, wearing a costume and KILLING people so routinely is a core part of Steve's memories of the war and of Bucky during the winter soldier and beyond. Bucky became Cap's best friend the more time they spent in the war. There was an innocence about Bucky when Cap first meets him and then we see Bucky being a normal, hot headed kid who gets in trouble during "try outs" or whatever. Having Bucky give Cap that talk before he's even turned into the super soldier is just the exact opposite of how this should have went down.

  • ... who are bashing this film based on this trailer... I say screw you a thousand times. What in the hell do you want from this film... what did you expect? For the life of me I cannot figure out why you haters (and you are in the minority on this one) are pissing all over this. You're blathering on about cheesy patriotism and America being this and that, blah blah... who GIVES a shit what you think about America? Exactly. No one but your narrow-minded, picky, whiny-ass bitching selves. So shut the fuck up already.

  • March 24, 2011, 10:15 a.m. CST

    Looks good...

    by Wungolioth

    Can't wait for it. I'm just a little annoyed that the trailer ends on the same scene as the teaser, that seems kind of lazy to me.

  • March 24, 2011, 10:18 a.m. CST

    I'm Not Even A Captain America Fan, but

    by ToughGuyRizzo

    Wow. Great trailer, and continuity with "Mr. Stark." That's why I like Marvel films. Loved the Inc Hulk.

  • March 24, 2011, 10:20 a.m. CST

    larryknowles

    by smackfu

    Gays aren't closet Republicans...Republicans are closet gays.

  • March 24, 2011, 10:24 a.m. CST

    HELL YES

    by TheNothing

    I am so there opening night. They captured the mood perfectly, and it looks like Chris Evans does a stellar job. He seems so earnest as Scrawny Steve, which is just right.

  • March 24, 2011, 10:24 a.m. CST

    Anyone who is negative about this film is a Homo...

    by DVaderRIP

    Fact. That's absolutely 100% fact-checked, guaranteed, and agreed by a wide ranging panel of independent experts. I quote from the study published this morning : - "...And, in conclusion we have found that anyone who isn't totally stoked about this film is a bum-munching man-lover, who spends their days furiously jacking off to Turkish prison movies". So there you have it - case closed, argument concluded. From this moment on, anyone in this thread who says anything negative about this project instantly outs themselves.

  • March 24, 2011, 10:26 a.m. CST

    Hope this trailer is attached to Sucker Punch this weekend...

    by Wungolioth

    I'd like to see it in the theater, instead of my slow old computer. I'm betting the jerk beating down on Steve in the alley will show up as a soldier on the battlefield, and will either redeem himself, or Cap will realize any revenge on him would be petty.

  • March 24, 2011, 10:28 a.m. CST

    They need to push up the release date to around the 4th of July

    by VonThunderballs

    This fucker comes out during Comic Con. I will be too busy looking at other geeky shit.

  • March 24, 2011, 10:31 a.m. CST

    Oh man I cannot wait!!!

    by donkingkong

    The trailer looks awesome

  • March 24, 2011, 10:34 a.m. CST

    Shouldnt he be called Captain USA?

    by KilliK

    America is a continent,not a country.

  • March 24, 2011, 10:38 a.m. CST

    Here we go!

    by dodgethis27

    Batman is DC's best and Spiderman is Marvel's best. Second best? Captain America and Green Lantern - in my opinion anyway. Its taken years to get them on screen for some reason but I can't wait! Captain America looks awesome indeed but I've got my fingers crossed for GL.

  • March 24, 2011, 10:41 a.m. CST

    Paramount gave the July 4th date to Bay's Transformers 3...

    by Chewtoy

    Which I suppose I can understand from a business standpoint, especially since they get a much larger share of the box office of that flick than they do from the Marvel films. Still, I'm glad Disney bought out their distribution rights to all future Marvel films so that there won't be further conflicts of interest like that.

  • March 24, 2011, 10:46 a.m. CST

    assymuffjizz

    by HyphenatedWords

    There have been other Captains attributed to their countries. Captain Britain is a wonderful, multi-faceted character with a long history. We judge these characters by how they were conceived, how they have evolved, and how they have been written. If Captain America existed, I would look up to him as someone who stands for our ideals with bravery most of us never test in our daily lives <i>because</i> we're free.<br> <br> To celebrate that isn't aggressive. To ignore it is criminal. By Jingo, you're consciously blurring patriotism and symbolism — for me, a privilege of recognizing that I'm lucky to be born when and where I was born — with jingoism. In your line of thinking, we shouldn't have a flag.<br> <br> I disagree. He has been consistently written as one of the most noble characters in any comic book universe. He's Marvel's Superman.<br> <br> Sit this one out. Wait for the Captain Planet movie.

  • March 24, 2011, 10:48 a.m. CST

    I DON'T KNOW. FOR SOME REASON WATCHING THAT TRAILER

    by BringingSexyBack

    makes me think of taking a nice, long, slow poop.

  • March 24, 2011, 10:53 a.m. CST

    Captain Planet! Nothing Against The Idea . . .

    by kevinwillis.net

    But the execution was horrible, for whatever category of show you want to stick that horrible piece of garbage in. Pure trash. Now . . . when's the Captain Caveman movie?

  • March 24, 2011, 10:57 a.m. CST

    assmuff:

    by kevinwillis.net

  • I'd think it is awesome. Can't wait to see Captain France. "Oh ho! Justice, you see. She is like a woman." Black bereted bad guys tasting the espresso of justice, and the ennui of history? That would be awesome. I'm so ready for Captain France. Just like Captain America is AWESOME!! In fact, I would love a totally pro-American, old-school Captain America movie, and a totally-pro American, old-school Superman movie, and a totally Europe-is-Awesome Captain France movie. I love genre movies. As I imagine most Americans who like genre movies do. If it's a good movie, I'd watch Captain Russia or Dr. Vienna or The Muscles from Brussels or the Belgian Avenger. Would love to. Do you ever get out of the house? Or does your head ever come out of your assmuff?

  • March 24, 2011, 11:06 a.m. CST

    I'd trad every damn superhero movie there is for just one...

    by HarryKnowlesNonExistentInceptionReview

    ...Flex Mentallo movie!

  • March 24, 2011, 11:10 a.m. CST

    BSB

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    Was it that satisfying?

  • March 24, 2011, 11:13 a.m. CST

    good post, hyphenatedwords

    by Frank Conniff

    I might add that America is a particularly symbolic country, as it was founded with a specific set of ideals in mind. This is in contrast to most other nations, which were sort of randomly formed as various groups of people migrated around the world and fought each other. The USA was the first major modern democracy to arise, and so serves as an archetype for democracies in general. There are not many other countries like the USA in this sense. Really only the USSR comes to mind, having been founded in order to put in place a new system of government, based on a particular set of ideals. China did the same sort of thing, but they were following in Russia’s footsteps to some extent, and the symbolism isn’t as strong. So I think it would have made sense to have a Captain USSR, but for most other countries there wouldn’t be a clear worldview on which the superhero would base his actions. I guess you could have had a Kapitaen Deutschland in the 1930’s, but probably no one wants to see that nowadays (except maybe BSB).

  • March 24, 2011, 11:15 a.m. CST

    Howling Commandos were international

    by deelzbub

    Nick Fury's Howling Commandos were comprised of a changing group of elite soldiers from the various Allied countries. So when Cap teams up w/ the Howling Commandoes, he's fighting the fascists!!! The complainers' arguments have more holes than a sieve!

  • March 24, 2011, 11:15 a.m. CST

    I like the fact...

    by tailhook

    that they're not trying to whitewash the whole America part... completely down to a traditional uniform and what not. So many times there is a reflex reaction to try to whitewash and tone down... i.e. GI Joe(a European-centric Hero), David E. Kelly's Not-so-Wonder Woman, etc. Is it flag-waving? Is it jingo-istic? Yes. Well, welcome to comic books motherfuckers. Ever notice how no other country on Earth even thought making the funnybooks was cool, until we showed it could be done? Thats right.

  • March 24, 2011, 11:16 a.m. CST

    @ assymuff: America IS better than Europe.

    by ccchhhrrriiisssm

    It is why we (our ancestors) left in the first place. :-)

  • March 24, 2011, 11:17 a.m. CST

    BTW...

    by ccchhhrrriiisssm

    This is a great trailer! I can't wait to watch this on the big screen!

  • March 24, 2011, 11:18 a.m. CST

    @ assymuff: America IS better than Africa.

    by ccchhhrrriiisssm

    It is why my ancestors never went back after slavery. :-)

  • March 24, 2011, 11:19 a.m. CST

    @ assymuff: America IS better than Asia.

    by ccchhhrrriiisssm

    It is why millions of Asians apply for entry into the US every year. Ever heard of Angel Island? It was the "Ellis Island of the West!" :-)

  • March 24, 2011, 11:21 a.m. CST

    @ assymuff: America IS better than the Middle East.

    by ccchhhrrriiisssm

    If you think otherwise, go to Yemen and stand up on a street corner and loudly proclaim that you don't believe in Allah or Muhammad. Take note about how long it is before you are arrested, stoned or beheaded. :-)

  • March 24, 2011, 11:23 a.m. CST

    @ assymuff: America IS better than Latin America.

    by ccchhhrrriiisssm

    It is why we have 11-25 Million illegal foreign nationals in our country -- most from Mexico and Central/South America. :-)

  • The ar etoo quick to trash foreigners if youu make mistakes in english,a nd worst, you you declare yourself a foreigner, then they will bash you even futher down because you comited the sin of being born elsewhere and how dare you not to be letter perfect to the english language, even if it’s your second language and completly different for your native. While themselves write posts in very poor english.

  • then what are you wasting your time here for?

  • March 24, 2011, 11:25 a.m. CST

    These fucking people here

    by AssyMuffJizz

    Fucks sakes!

  • March 24, 2011, 11:25 a.m. CST

    Captain Italy. played by a fat italian plumber with a mustache

    by KilliK

    It's a-me,Captain Italia. where are my mushrooms?

  • March 24, 2011, 11:26 a.m. CST

    A bit off topic but...

    by OfficerJunior

    I would kind of really like to see a Mark Ruffalo Hulk movie. the norton flick seemed to move the series in a good direction. Oh and the Cap trailer has my interest peaked way higher than the thor trailer. I'm sure I'll see both but that's a fine lookin trailer.

  • March 24, 2011, 11:31 a.m. CST

    I hope Cap does a run and slide...

    by sapno_krei

    You know, that cool move in the comics and cartoons where he puts one hand on the ground to "brake" as he slides around a corner.

  • March 24, 2011, 11:41 a.m. CST

    dont forget Captain Canuck lol

    by Bouncy X

    and i shit you not, i recently read the creator is trying to turn him into a movie. i always thought he was a joke character or made for schools or something but apparently not. us canadians should just stay away from the entertainment field when it comes to movies and tv, we just suck shit hard.

  • March 24, 2011, 11:42 a.m. CST

    I hope the USO show with Cap has a version of his old theme song..

    by riskebiz

    I want to hear in this movie: When Captain America throws his mighty shield, All those who choose to oppose his shield must yield!___Geek heaven. Hey, they used a version of the old Iron Man theme in that movie and the old Spiderman theme cameo'ed in those movies...

  • March 24, 2011, 11:44 a.m. CST

    CHOPPAH

    by BringingSexyBack

    Ooooooh yeaah. *Lights cigarette*

  • ... that they think all the * OTHER * people are messed up in the head... when in reality it is * THEY * who are truly — by most civilized standards — the ones who are messed up in the head. It is usually cause for concern.

  • Dude, that pretty much sums it up right there. Excellent post.

  • March 24, 2011, 11:57 a.m. CST

    Will Conservatives call Captain America Socialist?

    by blackmantis

    After all, it's about a poor boy who benefits from a federally funded program that gives him an unfair advantage over other Americans. Steve should have to work for his muscles like everyone else! This comic book promotes communist ideals to our youth!

  • March 24, 2011, noon CST

    Captain America is a fairy

    by Roger Moon

    I am a little fairy on tap o' the Christmas Tree. It's no' a job I fancy, well how would you like tae be me? A'm tarted up wi' tinsel - it's enough to mak ye boak - An a couple o' jaggy branches rammed up the back o' your froack. It's nae joke bein' a fairy, the job's beyond belief. Ye go 'roon and 'roon the bairnies beds an' lift their rotten teeth. But o' a' the joabs a fairy gets, an' I've mentioned only some, the very worst is on tap a tree wit pine needles up yir bum.

  • March 24, 2011, 12:17 p.m. CST

    Captain America is a CAPITALIST

    by Chuck_Chuckwalla

    When the Captain America comic first appeared back in 1941 it was only meant to capitalize on the WWII propaganda campaign that the America was being flooded with at the time. It made money for that cheap bastard Martin Goodman; then publisher of Timely comics (who would later become Marvel Comics). This film comes out at an interesting time. So, Cap is a fucking CAPITALIST. Eat that motherfucker.

  • March 24, 2011, 12:27 p.m. CST

    YES!

    by TDH1138

    Now I'm excited! I was excited before, but with a cautious optimism... now, I'm excited.

  • March 24, 2011, 12:27 p.m. CST

    Speaking of fascist stories, STARSHIP TROPPERS...

    by AssyMuffJizz

    ... is a manual for fascism totalitarism. Disguised as a fun, if pedantic, adventure story. It's the only book i ever read which i wanted to throw against the wall in rage and frustration. The brillance of STARSHIP TROOPERS the movie is that it mocks the shit out of the book. As it should. The mvoie was also very prescitient of the stupid bullshit that happened in America after 9/11. America and the Bush administration during and after 9/11 was like a real life recreation of STARSHIP TROOPERS. Only the movie was played for laughs DELIBERATLY.

  • March 24, 2011, 12:30 p.m. CST

    Starship Troopers came out in 97

    by magnetoelectric

    Crackhead

  • March 24, 2011, 12:31 p.m. CST

    Quite true, assymuff. Troopers was very prescient.

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    Unfortunately, Osama Brain Bug Bin Laden is still burrowed in a cave somewhere.

  • March 24, 2011, 12:32 p.m. CST

    Wow, some people really love to hear themselves talk!

    by tang126

    Usually you have to go to a certain type of website (and maybe pay some money) to see someone sucking their own dick to such a degree. Here's a tip: when you have to outline your Taste 'n' Insight resumé every other post - reminding everyone that you, and only you, are truly capable of reasoned debate and discussion, and that you're patterned after this or that critic or performer and that we simply aren't capable of grasping your greatness - it comes off a little desperate and weak. Nobody has an issue with people pointing out things they don't like. Just don't do it 20 times, in such an arrogant, boastful and off-putting manner. You're not as incisive or clever as you obviously think you are, so pull it back a few notches. You're not auditioning for some cool gig. You are, like everyone else here, some random, anonymous poster on an Internet movie forum. When it gets right down to it, nobody really gives a rip. News flash: the guys you proudly proclaim to pattern yourself after...they're all one-note dicks and not really anything to aspire to. So nobody's really all that impressed.

  • March 24, 2011, 12:33 p.m. CST

    tang126

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    Your fly's down.

  • March 24, 2011, 12:34 p.m. CST

    The Patriot: another retarded piece of fascist bullshit

    by AssyMuffJizz

  • March 24, 2011, 12:35 p.m. CST

    assymuff: the wrestler or the movie?

    by THE_CHOPPAH

  • March 24, 2011, 12:38 p.m. CST

    edryder

    by AssyMuffJizz

    Do you know what prescience means troll-boy?Fuck ofd you fucking child. there are adults sdpeaking.

  • March 24, 2011, 12:42 p.m. CST

    @vicmackey1268 - You are one big Asshole!

    by CeejayNightwing

    I didn't say that I PERSONALLY hate America, I said that Americanism is not very popular around the world. You need to learn to read and understand what you read without inserting your own opinions, its called being objective without bias! I have nothing against the American people, but your powers that be have made you one of the most disliked nations in the world. You're a huge country, your comics sell worldwide but not all of your characters are popular as others around the world. Captain America being a figurehead for the USA means he's popular on your domestic turf. But his patriotism is naturally a hindrance to his popularity elsewhere unlike a character like Batman for example who airs more concern for his city rather than his country. This is why Your comic heroes don't always make as much internationally as they do domestically, nothing overly Americana in its portrayal will do as well as something that is not. Initially my post was directed at the idiot who reckoned that Captain America will do bigger box office than TDK. Well TDK didn't do amazing box office internationally, it's $468 million is about $200 million less than the smallest earner in the top 10 all time movies. Spiderman 3 made over $500 million and on average most comic book movies don't even get far over $200 million around the world. Even Iron Man with all its success in the USA barely made over $300 million internationally. These are small overseas totals in comparison to what LOTR or Harry Potter for example do on a regular basis in the regions of $600-700 million which is why when extremely popular and well known characters like Spiderman and Batman to do well overseas, its becasue they've had so many adaptations over the years in cartoons, Live action shows and movie series to create that appeal and they are neither very "American" in their presentation. Unlike something like Superman who has had equal exposure yet becasue of his "Americanism" has made way less box office and popularity around the world (everyl Superman film made less than $200 million overseas). You can expect a comic character like Captain America to do as well as a film called Captain Germany, Captain South Africa or Captain India would do in the USA. He's your propaganda tool, not everybody else's!

  • March 24, 2011, 12:45 p.m. CST

    tang126

    by AssyMuffJizz

    Typical, american bad mouthing of a forergner. If you can'tm take the truth, get out of here! See the good thing about you guys in USA is that you get the best foreign stuff there. The bad thing about us foreigners is that we constantly get the shit made in USA, which most would call "Hollywood at it's usual business". You guys actually have it better. I wish none of the Mickey Bay movies would had ever been released outside USA. That would had been beyond awesome! Heaven is made of such blessings.

  • March 24, 2011, 12:47 p.m. CST

    bringinsexyback, be more gayer

    by Sepulchrave

    dvaderrip isn't listening. Whaddayamean, homos don't like superhero movies? Christian Bale, Chris Evans, Brandon Routh (yes, even the crap ones so lets also mention...) Ben Affleck, Toby McGuire (I hate Spiderman and always have) Hellboy (Yes, I fancy Ron Perlman, Hugh Jackman (the secrets is in the name) Erica Bana (more crap), Robert Downey, and throw in that super cutie mass-murderer Ozymandias too. Reasons everyhere.

  • March 24, 2011, 12:47 p.m. CST

    @assymuffjizz

    by redloki

    I rarely comment on these boards, for obvious reasons, but you've pissed me off enough to decloak. For someone who seems to hate fascism so much, you sure act like one. You've refused to engage in civil debate any of the posters who've made valid points about the character of Captain America (especially the Civil War storyline, where HE FIGHTS THE AMERICAN GOVERNMENT that is trying to force all heroes to register), instead continually shouting your own opinion that must be right. Sounds pretty fascist to me. I'm pretty sure that any die-hard Cap fan would easily agree that the character had his origins in propaganda and American jingoism in WWII. But the character has grown beyond that, and he stands for the original American ideals back to the American revolution, i.e. an individual's right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Cap doesn't stand for the ideals of any one administration, and will even fight against them if they go astray. Read, learn, engage in civil debate, and then maybe I'd be willing to talk to you again. Recloaking.

  • March 24, 2011, 12:48 p.m. CST

    Indeed, ceejaynightwing...

    by AssyMuffJizz

    Also, I called Captain America fascist. You will never see me utter such words for Batman and Spider-Man. And they're american.

  • March 24, 2011, 12:49 p.m. CST

    Captain Fasgayrika and his Butt-Buddy Friend Buttcky

    by AssyMuffJizz

    And you are right, ceejaynightwing, a character called Captain America, in the eyes of the rest of the world, is very fucking fascist. Not to mention gay.

  • March 24, 2011, 12:52 p.m. CST

    Captain America = The Gay Fascist

    by AssyMuffJizz

  • March 24, 2011, 12:58 p.m. CST

    Why do you hate gay people so much, Asimov?

    by Frank Conniff

    Is that a typical Portuguese viewpoint?

  • March 24, 2011, 12:59 p.m. CST

    redloki went to a roman orgy

    by AssyMuffJizz

    and he got fucked in the ass BY EVERYONE. Even by the goats and the elephants.

  • March 24, 2011, 12:59 p.m. CST

    Nice foreshadowing there with the garbage can lid!

    by manonfire

  • March 24, 2011, 12:59 p.m. CST

    Nice foreshadowing there with the garbage can lid!

    by manonfire

  • March 24, 2011, 1 p.m. CST

    Re: Capitaine France

    by WriteForTheEdit

    You know, after some reflection, I could totally see this. Vincent Cassel, all buffed up, in a kickass costume? Marion Cotillard as the female lead/love interest? Directed by Luc Besson? Fuck, that could rock. Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité, bitches!

  • March 24, 2011, 1:05 p.m. CST

    I'm sorry, I guess I should be clearer... :(

    by tang126

    Did you take my post above to be directed at you? If so, my apologies. I figured everyone who's followed this thread would know it was directed at someone a bit further up the list. Nothing in my post said anything about you, anything you've posted, or politics, or American this and foreign that. I don't care about any of that stuff, really. I was specifically addressing a particularly snotty, arrogant poster from earlier who just went on and on. Or is that poster a "foreigner" and that's all you can see? So I'm really not even sure why you're jumping on my case, other than, from what I've read from you in this post, that's just kinda your overall personality/approach (perpetually indignant, hyper-political and always on the offensive)? I wasn't even talking about/to you in my original post, so why don't you relax a bit. This forum doesn't have a quoting feature, otherwise I would've cited all the other guy's gibberish. The other guy, I simply ignore. My fly wasn't down, but thanks for looking...

  • March 24, 2011, 1:09 p.m. CST

    "Shield Slash...Stars and Stripes....FINAL JUSTICE"

    by Samuel Fulmer

    Does he say this stuff as he kicks that crap out of the people he's fighting like in Marvel vs. Capcom?

  • March 24, 2011, 1:11 p.m. CST

    'How do you feel?'........'GAYBAR GAYBAR GAYBAR WHOOOO!'

    by Arkhaminmate001

    It is what it is. A buff oily man dressed like a clown, wait..that's Thor too!! lol I see a pattern here. I'm not 8 yrs old anymore so i'll go see a real grown up movie instead.

  • March 24, 2011, 1:13 p.m. CST

    redloki

    by AssyMuffJizz

    Sorry if my last post to you sound angry, which it is, but i get all upset and angry when i see anybody eqauting stupid with fun or good or whatever. I know I can seem arrogant. i remeber one thing in read in a David Cronenberg interview, in which he admits that he is very arrogant, and it's his arrogance that helps him operate as the creative person he is. The arrogance to know that he is right in thinking and doing as he does. I know exactly what he means. But there is this thing, is it arrogance when you have a strong conviction and you cand efend it in lengh? Is that really arrogance? Becasue of you ask me, real arrogance is when one says and thinks one thing and supports with nothing. Thats' real arrogance if you ask me. Maybe what you call arrogance from me is more truly puzzlement and disbelief.

  • March 24, 2011, 1:15 p.m. CST

    What I said before...

    by Lemure_v2

    about Captain America using drugs rather than training? From this trailer it looks like they've done enough character work and made him REALLY puny. So they might get away with it. This could stuff GL and Thor, but I still don't think it'll touch X-Men for quality. That said, if Fox don't sort out their marketing people, this will reign at the box-office.

  • March 24, 2011, 1:23 p.m. CST

    CAPTAIN BELGIUM...

    by ccchhhrrriiisssm

    Retired due to his nation's non-involvement in military conflicts. However, he came out of retirement due to extremely high taxes in his nation and now works as a Quality Control operator for a regional chocolate company.

  • March 24, 2011, 1:24 p.m. CST

    CAPTAIN MEXICO...

    by ccchhhrrriiisssm

    Entered the US illegally due to increased corruption throughout Mexico. He now works at a car wash in Laredo.

  • March 24, 2011, 1:26 p.m. CST

    sepulchrave

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    You just love imagining Hellboy's Hand of Doom probing your inner sanctum, don't you? Must remind you of the stony sprawl of your home ...

  • March 24, 2011, 1:28 p.m. CST

    redloki has decloaked - fire photon torpedoes!

    by Roger Moon

    You're my new favorite goober

  • March 24, 2011, 1:30 p.m. CST

    Forget CAPTAIN (INSERT COUNTRY HERE).

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    Let us fascist Americans focus on states now ... What would CAPTAIN NEW JERSEY do, for instance?

  • March 24, 2011, 1:35 p.m. CST

    tang126

    by AssyMuffJizz

    If you had taken any notice, you would had figured out that i was replaying to different people, ence different posts. Pay attention next time before you post a useless diatribe, friend.

  • March 24, 2011, 1:36 p.m. CST

    And, anyway ... who says fascism is a bad thing?

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    If America's fascist, call me Benito CHOPPAH-lini.

  • March 24, 2011, 1:36 p.m. CST

    Toxic Avenger IS Captain New Jersey

    by WriteForTheEdit

  • March 24, 2011, 1:39 p.m. CST

    Captain California would have to be a self-hating gay man.

    by WriteForTheEdit

  • March 24, 2011, 1:40 p.m. CST

    Captain Vatican City...

    by HarryKnowlesNonExistentInceptionReview

    ...fighting injustice via mostly ignored papal proclamations and postage stamps!

  • March 24, 2011, 1:43 p.m. CST

    Fascism gave us so many cool things.

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    The VW Beetle, a revival in respect for classical culture, Darth Vader, revisionist adaptations of Shakespeare, David Bowie's "Thin, White Duke" years ...

  • March 24, 2011, 1:44 p.m. CST

    harryknowlesnonexistentinceptionreview

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    You forgot "enabling mass, systematic child rape."

  • March 24, 2011, 1:45 p.m. CST

    So if fascism's wrong, and being American is wrong,

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    I definitely don't want to be right!

  • March 24, 2011, 1:47 p.m. CST

    Some misunderstand

    by AssyMuffJizz

    IT is incorrect to say i hate Jar Jar Abrams. I do hate Michael Bay, i really hate that asshole, and i've never hidden that fact. But on the Jar Jar, i feel differently. I feel despiste, despise, disgust, disrespect, loath, revultion, repugnation, aversion, repultion and abhorrence. I hope that has been informative.

  • March 24, 2011, 1:48 p.m. CST

    Fortunately, I'm above all this Captain Country shit.

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    I've been living on my boat since getting back from Nam and getting babykiller spit in my face.

  • March 24, 2011, 1:49 p.m. CST

    assymuffdiver: It's clear you're not the real asimovlives.

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    The real Asi has a generous spirit, loves a civil debate and always--ALWAYS-respects those who disagree with him. Fuck you for slandering his good name.

  • March 24, 2011, 1:54 p.m. CST

    assymuff: Love it, or leave it.

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    And by that, I mean the world. Because America IS the world.

  • March 24, 2011, 1:55 p.m. CST

    GAYNESS ALERT

    by DVaderRIP

    After gathering a great deal of research, I have concluded scientifically that 90% of members of AICN are either openly or latently homosexual. This means that if you scroll up 10 posts, only 1 of the posts has been made by a heterosexual. It's simple math, people. Face it - 9 out of 10 of you are bent.

  • March 24, 2011, 1:57 p.m. CST

    This is what i love about the_choppah

    by AssyMuffJizz

    He has all this punkass atitude, and then he throws a literary quote in lieu of a joke. Mostly, Shakespearean references. How cani not like this guy? How can i not like this guy? It's like those action movies where they put a baddie who's literate and quotes from Shakespeare or Oscar Wilde or D.H. Lawrence from memory. The intention is to make him look snobish so that the audiences can root for the blue collar hero more. It backfires and only makes one actualyl admire the vilalin for his inteligence and education. I call it The Hans Gruber Effect. AICN quipsters like the_choppah who uses Shakesperean quotes in their quips? Consider me a fan and friend for life.

  • March 24, 2011, 1:58 p.m. CST

    Saucy fellow, I never quote Shakespeare.

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    A CHOP, A CHOP, my kingdom for a CHOP!

  • March 24, 2011, 1:58 p.m. CST

    I am the captain of my shit.

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    I am the masterbater of my soul.

  • March 24, 2011, 2:01 p.m. CST

    the_choppah you would love the portuguese women

    by AssyMuffJizz

    Great asses are their speciality. Remember, portugueses are latinos, european latinos. Think spanish women without the bad make up and bad dress sense.

  • March 24, 2011, 2:03 p.m. CST

    yes, i do have a sense of humour

    by AssyMuffJizz

    You never saw me laugh, because when i do, i let it go. Mostly my humour is n ot the light-hearted soft stuff, but me loves comedy of a darker hue or of a nonsesical style, Monty Pythons like. My sense of humour is pretty evil.

  • March 24, 2011, 2:20 p.m. CST

    Where are the Nazis?

    by alexspencer

    Does anyone else find it weird that the germans are the bad guys, but there are no swatikas, nazis, ss officers etc. I understand that this is a comic book movie, but I hope it doesn't insult those who fought in the war or survived the war by watering it down.

  • March 24, 2011, 2:30 p.m. CST

    "America IS the world"

    by BurnHollywood

    Wasn't even true when the Neocons were running around proclaiming it in 2003...but thanks for the nostalgia trip back to a time when the country wasn't hopelessly fucked up. Now it's HOPE- and CHANGEfully fucked up. BRIC is the world, China owns America and Goldman Sachs helped sell it to them...

  • March 24, 2011, 2:44 p.m. CST

    I thought the rip in dvaderrip was to commemorate...

    by THE_CHOPPAH

    the time D. Vader rode him till he ripped.

  • March 24, 2011, 2:56 p.m. CST

    Should have renamed him Captain Everyone

    by Darth_Inedible

    His costume could be neutral gray and he would speak with the pronounced British accent of a BBC documentary voiceover. "Hello Friends, I am Captain Everyone and I'm dedicated to tolerance, non-violence and understanding"

  • March 24, 2011, 2:58 p.m. CST

    hahaha, so many wankers offended by a movie's name...

    by Dr. Egon Spengler

    AICN talkbacks never disappoint.

  • March 24, 2011, 3:13 p.m. CST

    mr ahole ramirez

    by DVaderRIP

    This coming from a man named after a Spaniards arsehole! Face it - you're as a gay as a leaf!

  • March 24, 2011, 3:13 p.m. CST

    asstomouthjizz, are you a fuzzy foreigner?

    by Jaster

  • March 24, 2011, 3:14 p.m. CST

    Neal McDonough as Dum Dum Dugan

    by I Max U Mini

    So the Howling Commandos are represented. I also believe Gabriel Jones and Jim Morita are there.

  • March 24, 2011, 3:37 p.m. CST

    is that a gay Howard Stark at 1:30?

    by Argentino

    he looks like he has a hard on for Captain America with the expression, the gaystache and the pulling off the glasses

  • March 24, 2011, 3:51 p.m. CST

    Where's the dialogue?

    by batmancw

    Just curious is anyone else having the problem of the video & soundtrack, but NO DIALOGUE playing? I think it looks awesome, but having watched it elsewhere with dialogue, it's even awsomer, particularly TL Jones' "pep-talk". CANNOT WAIT!!

  • March 24, 2011, 3:55 p.m. CST

    ARE YOU DAIN BRAMAGED?

    by batmancw

    So, should they change the name of a 70 year old iconic character that IS known around the world as Captain America, even by people who've never read the comic, so it doesn't "look fascist"? Seriously Dude, get a grip. it's a COMIC BOOK MOVIE for Chrissakes

  • March 24, 2011, 4:02 p.m. CST

    Looks good

    by Fritzlorrerains

    But I've been burned by so many slick trailers I'll wait for the reviews.

  • March 24, 2011, 4:02 p.m. CST

    ...opening day!

    by carlotta_valdes

    Love that they appear to really take their time with multiple scenes of frail Steve Rodgers too. That will get the audience on this guy's side quickly. Judging from those brief scenes of vulnerability and earnestness before the experiment, Chris Evans seems to get what this is about. ...an I like the idea of Cap with a gun...it just makes sense. If they tried to have him taking on 20 Nazi's with just the shield and somersaults, he'd get laughed off the screen! Yeah, this super soldier serum's great an all...but I get a gun too right? ...can't wait!

  • March 24, 2011, 4:09 p.m. CST

    braindrain is 14 years old never shopped outside of wlmart

    by happyboy

    China owns the US idiot. They own trillions of our debt and have complete mastery of all manufacturing that we used to do in this country. The only way this can possibly have escaped you is if you're too young to have a job, ever applied for a loan or kissed a girl

  • March 24, 2011, 4:09 p.m. CST

    rebel scumb...

    by carlotta_valdes

    ...even though this will be considered summer popcorn entertainment first, I hope this film also manages to properly honor men like your grandfather and the many sacrifices they made.

  • March 24, 2011, 4:10 p.m. CST

    you idiots ever even read Capt America?

    by happyboy

  • March 24, 2011, 4:11 p.m. CST

    really, assy, you don't have a leg to stand on here.

    by oisin5199

    As much as I'm loathe to engage with an obvious juvenile who comes up with some pornographic name for himself, you're just so completely wrong it's not even funny. I'm not a jingoist. I'm not one of the many here who would say "America - love it or leave it." I think the actions of this country are certainly questionable from its very beginnings and we have a long history of fucked up stuff and bad mistakes. As someone here said, it's about the ideals of America, not its actions. But the very idea of America itself (which is why it's Cap America not Cap U.S.) was a fantasy cooked up by Europeans who wanted to turn the land into a projection for whatever ideals they had about liberty and democracy, the promised land, or utopia. Do I believe the bullshit that the Bush administration set up about 'spreading democracy' when it came to invading Iraq? Hell, no. I don't even believe the bullshit about American soldiers 'protecting our freedoms' overseas. I honor the sacrifices the soldiers have made but I don't support the agenda they serve. but the point is that you're foaming at the mouth about fascism, when the very comic book that this movie is based on has for years explored questions of fascism, America's culpability, and the accountability of the American spirit in these world events. Steve Rogers has done way more than just punch Hitler. He's questioned himself probably more than any other superhero (with the exception of Mark Millar's iteration of the character in the Ultimates. Millar intentionally made that Steve Rogers a jingoistic asshole. But fuck him). So until you have anything besides prejudice and ignorance to back up your claims, then shut the fuck up about fascism. You clearly have no understanding of the source material. You can't judge 75 years of stories about a character by its first few years. But clearly you can be a douchebag, so by all means, carry on.

  • March 24, 2011, 4:19 p.m. CST

    Thanks Carlotta

    by Rebel Scumb

    There definitely is that careful balance for WW2 films to strive for of being entertaining, while not making light of a really tragic world event that there are still a lot of people alive to remember.

  • March 24, 2011, 4:24 p.m. CST

    Propaganda vs Personality

    by Zurge

    The child in me and the comics Fanboy that I am will absolutely be loving this, the grown up and intellectual side of me will be cautious. It will be up to JJ & the actors to do a nice balancing act with this film, not letting the haters' perspective damp the spirit while keeping true to Super Hero lore. I miss the old costume, though I hear they're making "Fun of it" within the USO show (hope this is false). I used to be not too keen on this project, but this latest Trailer has shown me a bit more of the Director's take on the material. That being said, I think it's a great starting point to pinpoint it retro, and let the film grow from there. I used to be 10% on board, now I'm 60%.

  • March 24, 2011, 4:25 p.m. CST

    Fess up, Asstomouthjizz...

    by smatt584

    Your mother was crushed by a flagpole, wasn't she? Or perhaps you had a puppy that choked on a Captain America action figure? Close? Oh, I got it; your mother that choked to death on an American's pole? Her muffled "safe word" fell upon the deaf ears of the pompous American, too lazy to learn her language. That's it, isnt it? I knew I was close. That shit's epic. There's no way someone can be such an ignorant, close-minded, and xenophobic anti-American propaganda tool like yourself without some sort of flawed or otherwise traumatic upbringing. Or maybe you just grew up so enamored with your grand-pappies Nazi-youth stories and vivid bedtime readings of 'Mein Kampf', that you cannot function on any other level than this? That would answer quite a few questions, such as your obsession with fascism and inability to grasp logic which goes against your blind prejudice. You know, for someone who hates america so much you sure do sound like an old-fashioned oakie redneck, spouting off about minorities. Or a crazed Jesus-freak picketing a funeral. It's weird how similar you fanatical types are, regardless of your chosen obsession.

  • March 24, 2011, 4:34 p.m. CST

    That's a great trailer

    by fathergreedosarducci

    It isn't *about* Cap, it's about the journey of Steve Rogers, and that's the whole point of the character. And unlike the TDK trailers and publicity, which made you forget Batman was a character in his own movie, this trailer keeps the Red Skull where he belongs, lurking in the shadows. I enjoyed the first Iron Man but have been "meh" about the Marvel movies since-- but I'm looking forward to this one.

  • March 24, 2011, 4:45 p.m. CST

    wow, Choppah...

    by kisskissbangbang

    ...William Henley references. Respect is due. Unless you're cheating and using Bartlett's Online. Don't disappoint me, now, or my day will be dark as the pit from pole to pole. (Whoops. Sorry, that last was meant for bringingsexyback.)

  • March 24, 2011, 4:46 p.m. CST

    Russell Crowe = CAPTAIN AUSTRALIA

    by james_cameron_raped_my_childhood

    He's a tough bloke, a man's man, no poofy shield for him.

  • March 24, 2011, 4:51 p.m. CST

    stanstan123 you're a fucking idiot for even suggesting that

    by KEVIN_COSTNERS_RECYCLED_PISS

    I hope you burn in hell you stupid faggot.

  • March 24, 2011, 4:58 p.m. CST

    assymuffjizz, I think the choppah's on to something...

    by kisskissbangbang

    ...I think you're a fraud, a fake, an impersonator. You're just trying too hard. Plus, I think I would have noticed if asimovlives had gotten the banhammer; there'd be too many people crowing about it. No sale. I knew asimovlives. asimovlives was my friend. And you, sir, are no asimovlives. You might be Dan Quayle, though.

  • March 24, 2011, 5 p.m. CST

    assy, if you're asimovlives, tell me what you thought of...

    by kisskissbangbang

    Tron: Legacy. You have 15 seconds.

  • March 24, 2011, 5:01 p.m. CST

    Hah! Knew it.

    by kisskissbangbang

    Exposed.

  • March 24, 2011, 5:04 p.m. CST

    Captain America "Cosmic Cube" is in Iron Man 2.

    by V'Shael

    1hr, 13 min 57seconds in, as Howard Stark is on screen, and Tony is flicking through an old journal. There is a large hypercube (or tesseract) drawn on the right hand page, and the left page contains some interesting reading. (They were really laying the ground work for these movies early... I'm quite impressed.) I haven't seen this mentioned anywhere else, and I just saw it now while watching Iron Man 2 on BluRay.

  • March 24, 2011, 5:06 p.m. CST

    Looking better and better :)

    by blueant

    Seems like this Technology portrayed is way advanced for 1941 era, isn't it?

  • March 24, 2011, 5:15 p.m. CST

    blueant, the supersoldier technology was...

    by kisskissbangbang

    ...reverse-engineered from the crashed UFO at Roswell. What's that? Roswell didn't happen till after WWII? That's what they want you to believe...

  • their halloween costumes

  • March 24, 2011, 6:23 p.m. CST

    hmmm

    by redkamel

    looks pretty bad ass. I wish they would cut the love story out (although it is pretty sweet that Steve goes from weakling to banging the hottest chick in the movie) and use real Nazis instead of Hydra...but catching the shield and the cool look of the super soldier container are very nice. Also, my favorite part is Howard Starks "what a piece of ass" look. Damn, I could watch that trailer all day for that part!

  • March 24, 2011, 6:24 p.m. CST

    Well, assy, apologies. After checking the Dark Knight tb, it's clear...

    by kisskissbangbang

    ...that you really are asimovlives. But you sound like yourself over there, and not over here. From the way you talk about it, and if I didn't know better, I'd think your bete noir, JJ Abrams, had directed Captain America. I can't quite see why you're calling a hero who made his rep fighting against the epitome of fascism a fascist. Just being a national hero, or symbolizing a nation's ideals, doesn't make that hero a fascist. Jingoistic, perhaps, but not a fascist. You're Portuguese; was Vasco de Gama a fascist? Is your national epic starring him, the Lusiads, fascist? Was its author, Camoes? And as others have pointed out, Cap in the comics has fought against his own government. In the '70s, he fought a character who turned out to be (though they couldn't make it explicit) Richard Nixon. He did it again in Civil War (though wrong-headedly and in ways that were out of character; but I blame that on Mark Millar). How many national heroes take on the Powers That Be in their own country, in addition to bringing the hurt to the usual (foreign) suspects? (Homer does imply the Trojans are better and more sympathetic than the Greeks, which is amazing in a national epic, but that's not quite the same thing.) Someone who lives in the most powerful nation on Earth can't expect it to be loved all the time, and I'm not expecting you to fall in line and certify our own self-image. But whatever our flaws, and we have them, this film is set at a time when a great but flawed nation was fighting an absolutely monstrous regime. If we can't celebrate our heroism then in a mythic image, when can anybody? Or are all legends that evoke national pride to be shunned as "fascist"? That'd be consistent, at least; but it wipes out, as well as Cap, de Gama, the Cid, Roland, Arthur and Horatio at the bridge. As a student and lover of mythology, I think that's a bridge too far.

  • March 24, 2011, 6:45 p.m. CST

    I'VE SPENT MY GAY LOAD TODAY FELLAS

    by BringingSexyBack

    Maybe tomorrow!

  • March 24, 2011, 6:53 p.m. CST

    mr ahole ramirez (can't believe some of the names I type here)...

    by kisskissbangbang

    ...after reading a couple of dozen posts in the Dark Knight Pic of the Day tb, I'm now convinced it is asi. He says he couldn't sign in under his usual name, and assumes he was banned because he accused AICN of taking money to praise Abram's Star Trek. You gotta admit, that sounds like something he'd conclude. Otherwise, he sounds relatively calm and reasonable over there; over here, not so much. I guess he just doesn't like Captain America (though he says he did when he was a kid). Fair enough; I don't like The Punisher (well, not as a hero, anyway). I just don't understand the accusation of fascism. And by the way (and this isn't directed at you, mr ramirez, but other comments above) , I have problems (like a lot of people) with Starship Troopers, but I don't think it's fascist. Militaristic, sure, but not fascist. People would do well to look up the definition. As Inigo told Vizzini, "I do not think that word means what you think it means."

  • March 24, 2011, 6:56 p.m. CST

    What happened to the original AsimovLives anyway?

    by CHRISTIAN_BALE_TRASHED_MY_LIGHTS

    Did he get banned?

  • March 24, 2011, 7:13 p.m. CST

    rebel scumb, I'm sorry, I didn't make that clear...

    by kisskissbangbang

    ...I meant the book, not the movie; I'm sure you're right about the movie.

  • March 24, 2011, 7:28 p.m. CST

    No worries. That makes sense.

    by Rebel Scumb

    Probably my fault by jumping into the conversation midway.

  • and finds her as an old lady? Or dead. Anyone think they will have Red Skull come to present day also, or he'll get killed in First Avenger?

  • March 24, 2011, 7:41 p.m. CST

    rebel scumb, that happened in the comics...

    by kisskissbangbang

    ...Peggy Carter, his wartime love, showed up in the modern era. Unfortunately, Cap had fallen in love with her descendant, Sharon Carter, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.

  • March 24, 2011, 7:45 p.m. CST

    Nice

    by Rebel Scumb

    Capt picks a family of women, and he sticks with them! With breasts like that, who can argue.

  • March 24, 2011, 7:49 p.m. CST

    Pretty sweet Avengers poster (fanmade)

    by Rebel Scumb

    I found this on google images: http://fc06.deviantart.net/fs70/f/2010/154/9/5/Avengers_Movie_Poster_by_frmjewduhh.jpg Cool to see them all together. I'm actually surprised I'm as hyped for these movies as I am. In my comic reading days, I was more of an X-men/Spiderman fan, I never cared that much about Capt/Ironman/Hulk/Thor etc. But in a way thats good, has made these new Marvel movies a really fresh expirence for me. If they have The Vision in Avengers 2, they should cast Keanu Reeves

  • March 24, 2011, 7:59 p.m. CST

    VERDAMMNT KAPITAN AMERIKANER!!!!!!

    by milesdyson

    Hopefully the Red Skull or some other Nazi says that. Good trailer. Some of the skinny Steve shots need a little work, but Evans looks like he's game and the uniform looks great. I hope we get a lot more Weaving and Buck in the next trailer

  • March 24, 2011, 8:13 p.m. CST

    AHOLEDADDY

    by BringingSexyBack

    Awesome. Together we'll rule AICN with a limp wrist.

  • March 24, 2011, 9:33 p.m. CST

    some relevant Captain America villains

    by deelzbub

    Super Patriot - the jingoistic fascist that some misguided individuals mistake Cap for. Flag Smasher - he who despises flags and flag-wearing super-heroes. Hate Monger - hates the world because of his pointy head.

  • March 24, 2011, 9:40 p.m. CST

    bringingsexyback

    by Larry Knowles

    You, ma'am, are the gayest Talkbacker. And one of the funniest. Your gay is so strong that I feel like switching teams after reading your posts. Do I have to like sex with men in order to be gay, or can I just say I'm gay becuase gay is cool?

  • March 24, 2011, 9:46 p.m. CST

    My bad again, rebel scumb....

    by kisskissbangbang

    ...I was heading out when I typed that last comment and didn't have time to mull over the relationship between Cap and the Carters; the moment I got in the car, I knew I'd misspoke (or miswrit). When she first appeared, Peggy Carter was Sharon's older sister, not mother or grandmother. As time passed, that made Sharon too old; so now she's been retconned as Peggy's niece. Still quite the soap opera any way you look at it (though I liked the spin you put on it).

  • March 24, 2011, 11:01 p.m. CST

    Inglorious 7 Year Old vs. the Indiana Jones Bad Guys

    by AzzyAzzy

    lol

  • March 24, 2011, 11:04 p.m. CST

    assymuff

    by Ribbons

    I don't know whether you're trolling or what, but on the off-chance that you're not and are just an extremely angry person, can I just put it out there that I disagree with whatever it is that you're doing here even though I understand some of the points you're making? Yes, America is not perfect, and it has a history of some well-documented abuses, some of which have been powered by propaganda. But this movie is about a (super-powered) soldier fighting Nazis in World War II. How is that concept something that could possibly piss anybody off? I can understand not caring as much if you come from another country, and I understand that politics makes everybody angry all the time, but you probably need to learn to pick your battles better if this particular story (the Allied Forces fighting Germany) is what you use to talk about imperialism.

  • March 24, 2011, 11:07 p.m. CST

    I still hate the "the first avenger" part

    by Thunderbolt Ross

    and Red Skull wearing a mask is stupid. Otherwise it looks great.

  • March 24, 2011, 11:10 p.m. CST

    Also, mustaches are hereditary

    by Thunderbolt Ross

    And Dum-Dum Dugan!

  • March 24, 2011, 11:13 p.m. CST

    On another note

    by Ribbons

    Does anybody else realize that this is the third different actor to play Howard Stark in as many movies? I know Marvel likes to cut corners, but seriously, wtf?

  • March 24, 2011, 11:14 p.m. CST

    I hate the "the first avenger" thing

    by Thunderbolt Ross

    And the red skull's lifelike mask with ears is moronic. Otherwise it looks great

  • March 24, 2011, 11:15 p.m. CST

    Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos...

    by Hipshot

    I read the original run of Sgt. Fury, and there was nothing "International" about them. Fury was probably from Flatbush, New York. Dum Dum Duggan was American-Irish, I believe. "Izzy" Cohen was Jewish New York. Dino Manelli, American. "Reb" was Southern, maybe Tennessee. And "Gabe" was black, not sure from where. No Japanese members, although there was a bad-ass Nisei group they brushed against at least once. I don't know if they ever revived them, but the Howlers fought in Korea, and a special Vietnam issue as well. Fury came in on S.H.E.I.L.D., and they eventually explained his lack of aging with some typical Marvel hand-waving. And I mean that in an affectionate way. But I have zero memory of them ever being anything but 100% American.

  • March 24, 2011, 11:34 p.m. CST

    One minor complaint

    by TheCAT7225

    Trailer looks solid but from a Cap fan's POV I already know how Steve becomes Cap, I would have liked to see the trailer show us a little more of Cap in costume+action. Not this excited for a comic movie since first Spider-man.

  • March 24, 2011, 11:57 p.m. CST

    LARRYKNOWLES

    by BringingSexyBack

    Thanks. If you do switch teams I want a recruiting fee from the LGBTs. Shit, I should do this for a living!

  • March 25, 2011, 12:08 a.m. CST

    MR AHOLEDADDY

    by BringingSexyBack

    You got it, man. Gaying up is the new pwn. Let's tear some asses up!

  • March 25, 2011, 12:28 a.m. CST

    Chris Evans

    by kiwicanuck

    Not sure why everybody thinks he's so good looking. Guy's got no fucking earlobes.

  • March 25, 2011, 12:31 a.m. CST

    As for Chris Evans' bodybuilding...

    by kiwicanuck

    It makes Hemsworth's efforts look like utter horse shit. I guess Hemsworth is taller, but otherwise, holy crap, I don't think I've seen someone gain so much muscle in such a short span of time.

  • March 25, 2011, 12:54 a.m. CST

    Wait I missed the memo

    by D.Vader

    We're all gay now? Got it.

  • Minor details. But loving the trailer nonetheless.

  • March 25, 2011, 3:04 a.m. CST

    Harry Potter and the Missing Swastikas

    by CT1

    Interesting, the trailer itself has an interesting kind of vibe, like in a Batman Begins "first half of the movie is really deep and thoughtful and the second half becomes total fucking cliched one liner fest stupid action movie bullshit" sort of way.. maybe it's just specific to the trailer, but the scenes shown lead me to believe the movie itself might follow that formula.. the first reveal of Captain America will be really cool, the movie will have built up to it, the scene will kick ass, and it'll just go downhill from there, I like the CapPod though. And fuck god enough with the fucking Stark shit, now in my mind the movie goes from what could possibly be cool and heroic and he's not being a hero he's being something more to oh here they are shoehorning in more stupid shit in their endless corporate greed. Well, yeah I guess it did work out really well, Samuel L Jackson has really made the whole "Avenger Theme" of the Marvel movies REALLY pop, I mean fuck christ BRILLIANT move, and paying off REALLY well.

  • March 25, 2011, 7:01 a.m. CST

    Looks ace

    by angranoid

    And anyone who disagrees with me is a cunt.

  • March 25, 2011, 8:06 a.m. CST

    Looks good. Time will tell.

    by vorlonkosh

    I like the idea of a more plausible superhero that is not completely invulnerable and all powerful. I think this is why I don't care much for Superman, and why I am going to have a hard time with Thor. Give me Batman, Iron Man and Captain America any day!

  • March 25, 2011, 8:39 a.m. CST

    Guy lowering his sunglasses

    by JoeSixPack

    The only thing -- please cut out the guy lowering his sunglasses during the transformation scene. That looks terrible. Everything else makes this movie seem like the best comic book film since X-Men 2.

  • March 25, 2011, 10:25 a.m. CST

    I just want to know if the Dum Dum Dugan action figure...

    by lettersoftransit

    ...will throw grenades at planes and complain about his mother in law

  • March 25, 2011, 10:28 a.m. CST

    What would happen

    by Colonel Activity

    if they put Harry's fat ugly ass in this machine? For one, he'd still be ugly.

  • March 25, 2011, 11:12 a.m. CST

    Dum Dum Dugan action figure

    by deelzbub

    stoked for that! Bowler hat and handlebar mustache! Hopefully has a cigar clenched in his teeth! Can we dare hope a giant Helicarrier toy is in our future? I see re-enactments of Fury and Dum Dum chasing Godzilla in the Helicarrier on the way!

  • This is THE movie I'm looking forward to the most, this year. Hoping the director outdoes himself.

  • March 25, 2011, 12:32 p.m. CST

    fade to black edits

    by ieatgarbage

    in trailers need to stop. THIS IS FUCKING HORSE COCK!

  • March 25, 2011, 2:53 p.m. CST

    All I can say is...

    by Stalkeye

    ..I'm (so) fucking there opening day!!

  • March 25, 2011, 3:04 p.m. CST

    assymuffjizz IS Asimovlives.

    by Stalkeye

    It's obvious from the tone of his posts and not to mention a big give away would be his love for Monty Python as mentioned in a previous thread. It's either Asi or a damn good impersonator. i.e.Stalker/Troll!!

  • March 25, 2011, 5:25 p.m. CST

    There's going to be a lot of wet tears after this movie debuts.

    by ganymede3010

    I won't do any better than 40% on Rotten Tomatoes. You heard it hear first.

  • March 26, 2011, 4:55 a.m. CST

    Looks good

    by Marat

    Too bad Thor couldn't have done at least 1/4 of this. All they had to fucking do was adapt maybe the first and second comics with Thor and Loki. Idiots couldn't even do that. Likes: Shield Howling Commandos The look is rather authentic, I like The lab stuff reminds me of the comic, like exactly Looks rather faithful to the origin Red skull has a red skull Dislikes/don't know about: Skinny Rogers looks fake. Head just doesn't look proportionate with that body for some reason Red skull not becoming red skull in film. I'd have preferred mask or the change in the film, not a mask, then after. Sorry, lame. Red skull w/ brown hair (lol) I'll definitely be watching this. And I had been against this film 2 months ago.

  • March 26, 2011, 3:05 p.m. CST

    by TheKingSalami

    Without question!

  • March 26, 2011, 3:43 p.m. CST

    BrainDrain is arseholian

    by Miguel De Barioz

    Thor may look like good movie sure - and I like this Captain America but surely this year big movie will either be.... Batman 3: Rise Again Spiderman 4: Turn off that light The new Dan Shanks movie - not sure of title yet. Hope Thor better than that last film with hammer in it - think it called Sledghammer Maniac. Captain America looks good but continuity a little out in the trailer - one minute he skinny next he beefcake.

  • March 26, 2011, 6:31 p.m. CST

    Get short, timely messages from Ryan Pominville

    by evergreen

    Thanks viggeo. This goes a long a way towards clearing your record.

  • March 26, 2011, 8:38 p.m. CST

    It's all good viggeo

    by evergreen

    Braindrain's neckbeard and weight problem are more or less as I imagined.

  • March 28, 2011, 11:25 a.m. CST

    Who's gayest? Cap or Thor

    by Suskis

    It's so hard to decide: both characters suck incredibly hard in comics. They are both silly puppets worth 1/10th of their rivals. The movies look both awfully gay... I can't really decide!

  • March 28, 2011, 6:13 p.m. CST

    but more importantly whos gayer: your Mum or Dad?

    by Smack_Teddy

    both belt you while requiring a blow job so bad its hard to tell (Momma has a strap on)

  • March 28, 2011, 6:25 p.m. CST

    This looks like it could be pretty darn awesome right now

    by Smack_Teddy

    Also like that it doesnt appear to be mimicking any particular style or trend, it kind of 'has its own thing' going on. This is the kind of Marvel tone i wanted Incredible Hulk to be more like going with a guy like Louis Leterrier's sensibilities, once it became clear they wouldn't really be representing the psychological mindset of Bruce Banner/Hulk; more visceral, punchy and exciting, with a good sense of set-stage design/direction etc... Just a trailer of course, but a good one

  • March 29, 2011, 11:08 a.m. CST

    by Twisted Victor

    Check it at 1:45

  • March 29, 2011, 11:22 a.m. CST

    Hugh Jackman

    by Twisted Victor

    Has anyone else noticed Hugh Jackman at 1:45?

  • March 31, 2011, 9:02 a.m. CST

    no

    by Smack_Teddy