Chris Evans

Summer Movies

Summer Movies

“Captain America: Civil War”

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The increasingly insipid Disney run of Marvel movies comes to an end with “Captain America: Civil War,” based on the mid-2000s Marvel comic book series which pitted the freedom-from-big government Captain America (Chris Evans) against the pro-government technocrat Tony Stark/Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) in an epic battle that still resonates politically.

While the movie version doesn’t quite go there like the comic series does—it left Captain America kind of dead—“Civil War” retains its warring sides’ complexity and offers up a revisionist look at superheroes that’s poignant if not...