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Captain America: The Winter Soldier Review

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4.0

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  • 4.0
    69

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Variety Scott Foundas

    It’s to the credit of the Russos that they give the characters such room to breathe in a movie that easily might have been about rushing from one gargantuan setpiece to the next.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Todd McCarthy

    For sheer plotting and audience involvement, this is a notch above any of the other Avengers-feeding Marvel entries, the one that feels most like a real movie rather than a production line of ooh-and-ahh moments for fanboys.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    An often breathlessly exciting action thriller told with humor and intelligence.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Phillips

    The movie does its duty. It's a reliable commodity, delivered efficiently and well, like pizza.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    What makes "The Winter Soldier" so enjoyable, though, and what will make it so profitable, is its emotional bandwidth — all the vivid, nuanced life lived by its characters in between their frenzied escapades.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Richard Roeper

    Co-directors Joe and Anthony Russo and the team of screenwriters have fashioned a story with just the right balance of superhero fun, nods to the greater Marvel Universe and genuine dramatic tension.

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