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Why 'Captain America: Winter Soldier' is an anomaly for Marvel
Why 'Captain America: Winter Soldier' is an anomaly for Marvel

"Captain America: Winter Soldier, " the latest exercise in character kitchen-sinkdom that is the Marvel Studios universe, did a few things in theaters this week‎end. It was, most prominently, a major box office hit, destroying the April record by more than $10 million and, at $96.2 million, falling just short of the magic $100-million mark. The Chris Evans film was also a critical success, garnering largely plaudits, if occasionally some reservations, on its way to an impressive 89% on Rotten Tomatoes. But it also did something else that is nearly unique in the studio's collection of films from comic books of yore: It was better than the original. Like Tony Stark...

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