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'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' offers action and commentary

'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' offers action and commentary

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Disney/Buena Vista, $29.99; Blu-ray, $32.99/$39.99

Available on VOD

This year's assortment of superhero movies has been a lively and thought-provoking bunch, and that tone was set early on by Marvel's pre-summer offering "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," a fully realized action-adventure that doubles as a commentary on the surveillance state. As was the case with "The First Avenger," Chris Evans makes a natural Captain America, even after his Cap's been transplanted to a modern world where S.H.I.E.L.D.'s efforts to stop evil have begun to approach the level of fascism. While Cap deals with his conflicted...

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