I feel like I’ve been waiting forever for this week to come, but it’s finally here, and we couldn’t be more excited. It’s one again time to revisit the action of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as audiences get ready for Captain America: Civil War.

Just remember, I'm not reviewing these movies, but rather predicting where they'll end up on the Tomatometer. Let's take a look at This Rotten Week has to offer.

Civil War
Rotten Watch Prediction
It’s been rather obvious since the first trailer hit that Captain America: Civil War was going to fire on all cylinders. After starting the series in very comic book-y fashion, diving down into Cap’s origin story with the 1940s feel of nostalgic bravado mixed with the supernatural, the franchise has taken a decided turn. This isn’t to say the first in the series wasn’t good, but rather Winter Soldier (89%) is so different as to almost be a totally different franchise altogether. They took a more serious and darker tone to Cap’s assimilation to the modern world, and knocked it out of the park. That’s not easy for a character with broad, not well-defined powers, and a somewhat holier-than-thou attitude. But it works, and the trilogy capper looks like it could be the best Cap story yet.

Cinema Blend’s own Eric Eisenberg covered the major beats in his review and I encourage you to read it if you were at all on the fence about seeing Captain America: Civil War in theaters. To sum it up, he loved it, giving it five stars, and goes as far as to say it ranks with the best comic book movies ever made. It’s high praise from a dude who doesn’t take such things lightly. The film pits the Avengers against themselves in a moral and physical battle over the role of superheroes in the modern world, bringing back some old favorites while adding new faces as well.

It’s sitting at 94% on the Tomatometer as we speak, with nearly universal praise from critics. Marvel’s always had a solid handle on their path with the Avengers franchise and how to navigate the MCU writ large. Captain America: Civil War looks like further proof of such. Now let’s get out to the theaters.

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