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Okay so if you were on the right parts of the internet around the time Captain America:Civil War came out then you were likely drawn into the team cap and team iron man debate, who was right and who was wrong?

Now I don’t know how many of you know about the civil war comic arc but I personally was a huge fan and then and now I’m team Iron Man.

But the Civil War story line was supposed to be about the politics surrounding super-humans and superheroes which wasn’t shown well in the movie due to the translation from comic to screen. I do love that the comic books explored the political side though because alien invasions and homicidal robots are entertaining but who pays for the property damage? who has to answer for the civilian causalities that occur? do superheroes have to respect sovereign borders and international law?

It’s fascinating to see these things addressed and to see how the writers and producers world-build in this new cinematic universe.

That said I felt that instead of being about the ideologies and philosophies surrounding the politics the movie ended up being about Captain America putting his best friend who had spent 70 years as a brainwashed assassin above international law and defying the UN who had reasonable concerns about this whole superhero business.

I’d like to hear the thoughts of others does anyone have an opinion on Captain America: Civil War?

 

 

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