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There’s nothing in this IMAX TV spot for Joss Whedon’s “The Avengers” that you haven’t already seen, but DAMN, is it still pretty damn epic anyway. You can thank the awesome score over the 30-second spot for that. Plus, whenever Captain America and Tony Stark meet and make that brief, even slightly curt exchange, it gives me chills. Good God, this is actually happening. I know most people are out of their minds waiting for Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight Rises”, but for me, “The Avengers” is the movie of the year. Between those two films? It’s not even close. (But then again, I’m the guy who thought “The Dark Knight” was probably about 30 minutes too long, so what do I know.)
When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins.
Starring Tom Hiddleston, Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo, Clark Gregg, Cobie Smulders, Stellan Skarsgard, and assembling in IMAX screens everywhere May 4, 2012.
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