Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Avengers Hits the Mark for Action and Humour; Action-Packed Story Line Features a Stellar Hollywood Cast

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Avengers Hits the Mark for Action and Humour; Action-Packed Story Line Features a Stellar Hollywood Cast

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MARVEL Comics fans, you can rest easy a The Avengers is actually good. Very, very good.

For those out of the loop, the movie is basically an excuse to team up Marvel's biggest big screen superheroes.

The plot is pretty simple a Thor's brother Loki (Tom Hiddleston) steals a powerful energy source a the a[approximately]Tesseract' a and super spy Nick Fury (Samuel L Jackson) recruits a team of heroes to get it back.

Along the way, the mismatched group has to learn how to work together while fending off Loki's alien allies.

The Avengers line-up includes Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Captain America (Chris Evans) and The Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) a all of who've headlined their own movies a as well as SHIELD agents Black Widow (Scarlett Johannson) and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner).

Buffy The Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon directed the film and did an extensive rewrite on the script, and his influence is certainly felt in The Avengers' humorous tone. …

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