Marvel Movie Madness! Part 33: Captain America (1990)

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Tim: Once in a while, in spite of itself, Captain America hints at being something more. There are a couple goofy scenes in which Steve Rogers is baffled by the norms of the 1990s, and the movie's most poignant scene -- when Steve returns to the home of his teenage sweetheart, now elderly, but still in love with him -- is so fleeting as to blunt any intriguing possibilities. If some recent superhero movies have overdosed on self-seriousness, well, that's a preferable approach to the cheapness on display here.Back to Article