Opening Today: “Avengers: Age Of Ultron” (5/1/2015)

Dun da da dah!!!!!!! The moment has finally arrived Marvel Comics fans for today is the day that “Avengers: Age Of Ultron” openers in theaters everywhere. The world around them has changed since the events of New York back in 2012 Check out the poster and the quick premise below and then we can talk about it a little bit.

Poster - Avengers Age Of Ultron - 2015

Premise: In Avengers: Age of Ultron, the Avengers must work together to defeat Ultron, a technological enemy bent on human extinction. – That’s pretty much all we need to describe the goings on in this film since the trailers have shown it to be loaded with action and super heroic feats. That is all I need at least. Check out the main cast for this one.

The Cast:
Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark / Iron Man
Chris Hemsworth as Thor
Mark Ruffalo as Bruce Banner / Hulk
Chris Evans as Steve Rogers / Captain America
Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow
Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton / Hawkeye
Don Cheadle as James “Rhodey” Rhodes / War Machine
Aaron Taylor-Johnson as Pietro Maximoff / Quicksilver
Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch
Paul Bettany as J.A.R.V.I.S. and Vision
Cobie Smulders as Maria Hill
Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson / Falcon
Hayley Atwell as Peggy Carter
Idris Elba as Heimdall
Stellan Skarsgård as Erik Selvig
James Spader as Ultron
Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury
Linda Cardellini portrays Laura Barton, Hawkeye’s wife
Thomas Kretschmann returns as Baron Wolfgang von Strucker
Claudia Kim portrays Helen Cho
Andy Serkis portrays Ulysses Klaue
Julie Delpy appears as Madame B.

PiercingMetal Thoughts: Honestly I don’t think I have anything left to say about this film other than I am surely excited to be seeing it after all the trailers. I have avoided the last couple that they’ve been showing on television because I am at the “too much already” point with trailers and starting to think they are spoiling more than we might like but I digress. I loved the first “Avengers” film and have been pleased as punch with all of the offerings that Marvel Studios have been putting out there. Are you readers with me on this? I mean come on, how awesome was “Guardians Of The Galaxy” and how thrilling was “Captain America The Winter Soldier”? Great stuff but now back to “Avengers: Age Of Ultron”. Sadly I am not seeing the film on opening day based on my having a rocking show by Vamps from Japan later on tonight along with a heavy weekend itinerary right after that. My plan is to see this on Tuesday with my buddy Skeleton Pete at our usual spot of the Union Square Regal Cinema.

More about the film can be found via its official Wiki entry but unless you want the whole movie spoiled for you I would hesitate doing so until after you have gone to the movies. If you don’t care then by all means be my guest. That is all I have right now. Please let me know your thoughts about the film and if you are seeing it but please do NOT post any spoilers here as that will suck for all of the folks that did not get to see it immediately. Oh yeah and don’t forget that tomorrow is “Free Comic Book Day” so find your local shop and make sure that they are participating so you can get some free stuff.

Official Film Wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avengers:_Age_of_Ultron

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