At the center of Captain America: Civil War is the most spectacular action scene we’ve ever seen in a superhero movie. Twelve superheroes in one place, fighting with each other, a battle packed with excitement, humor, and personal stakes. It’s the kind of set piece even the biggest Hollywood blockbuster would kill to…
Like many things in Marvel Cinematic Universe, the fact that Captain America 3 is actually the huge crossover, Civil War, is totally Bucky’s fault. If his last movie, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, hadn’t been so good, maybe things would’ve been simpler. But, alas, when trying to come up with something to top …
As Disney and Sony executives locked horns in a Hollywood conference room last February, the film-makers behind Captain America: Civil War were already betting on the outcome. Spider-Man was going to be in this movie, no matter what. And if he wasn’t, well, that was going to be a problem.
The crazy thing about Marvel’s movies is the second you get a new one, it just makes you even more eager to know about what comes after. Captain America: Civil War, coming May 6, sets things in motion for another epic story—one which will end with not one, but two Avengers movies.
Captain America is a rousing, massively entertaining movie that's as much an old-school, earnest World War II epic as it is a modern superhero action movie. It also features a showstopping song-and-dance number and moments of surprising poignancy and emotion.
We recently spoke with Captain America co-writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely. They explained Cap's relationship with the Starks, how war vet experiences inform the movie, and whether Steve will get to really fight Nazis in the sequels.
Since it became clear that the cinematic Cap would be taking on the Red Skull and his terrorist organization HYDRA, people have asked why he isn't just fighting the Nazis themselves. The creative team have the answer to that question.