'Captain America' blends social relevance, nonstop action

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Posted: Friday, April 4, 2014 12:00 am

Give “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” credit. This is one comic-book action-hero flick that aims to serve up a dose of social relevance along with its martial arts combat, gigantic explosions and high-tech digital razzle dazzle.

But, in the oh, so predictable end, of course, it's about the handsome guy and the pretty girl and the evil villain with a plot to annihilate millions. And the action. An Armageddon-like shootout over the skies of Washington, D.C., is the movie's climactic sequence.

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