Avengers Prize Pack Winner and Movie Review

Marvel’s Avengers opens today and you won’t be disappointed. I took my 10-year-old son to preview it and we both enjoyed the film. It took me a while to get used to the new “Hulk” (Edward Norton was replaced by Mark Ruffalo) but I felt like the entire cast came together well.

Love Iron Man. Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) is hysterical in the movie and cuts up the fast-paced action with his quick wit and sarcasm. And he’s easy on the eyes.

Yes - I said it.

Without spoiling the movie, there is one casualty that made me so sad. Hated to see it happen. Wish it hadn’t! You’ll know what I mean.


Scarlett Johansson’s performance as The Black Widow was only so-so for me. But maybe it was because I was so familiar with the other heroes from their movies I just didn’t feel a connection with her.

At the screening there were people of all ages and it didn’t seem to matter how old they were or whether they were male or female - everyone liked the film. Cheering and laughter throughout and lots of clapping at the end. I’d say it was a success and Jackson, my son, is ready to see it again and will probably go this weekend!

Be sure to stay past the credits. There’s a brief scene (of course) teasing what’s to come next. It’s not over, ya’ll!

Avengers Prize Pack Winner!

Speaking of what’s to come….I’ve got good news for one Avengers fan (and Still Living The Dream reader).

The winner of the prize pack is….insert drum roll here….Sara P. Congratulations!






  1. 1
    Sara Phillips says:

    Thank you so much!!

    I can’t wait to see the movie - I am trying to talk the hubs into going this weekend!

  2. 2
    Babette says:

    Absolutely think I need to see this movie!

  3. 3
    Brian says:

    Congratulations, Sara!

    And about Robert Downey Jr. - I’m a straight male, and he’s easy on the eyes, so don’t feel bad! :)

  4. 4
    Jason Namsten says:

    Yeah Hulk! He and Iron Man stole the show in my opinion .. I’m planning on seeing this again once the crowds die down

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