The Scene That Explains Why ‘Wonder Woman’ Is Better Than ‘Captain America’
We’re not the first people to notice how similar Wonder Woman and Captain America: The First Avenger are. They’re both origin stories, set in the past, with an innocent hero who discovers their power, fights in an epic war (where the bad guys are actually evil monster people who are manipulating Germany), and then gets separated from their loved ones. But why do we like Wonder Woman so much, and why do we find Captain America a little lacking?
The new video from ScreenCrush’s Ryan Arey breaks down both movies and finds their key differences (hint: it’s all about montages) and how those differences affect both movies. In fact there is one scene that’s present in both movies, but very different in both movies, that goes a long way to explaining exactly why the movies work the ways they do. Check it out:
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