Captain America versus Iron Man: We debate who’s right in ‘Civil War’
Captain America (Chris Evans) and Iron Man (Robert Downey, Jr.) will reunite in “Avengers: Infinity War” for the first time since they fought in “Captain America: Civil War.”
The two disagreed about whether superhumans should be forced to register with the government, with Cap anti-registration and Iron Man pro.
Business Insider’s Carrie Wittmer and Travis Clark argue their cases for who is right in this debate.
Marvel’s “Avengers: Infinity War” comes to theaters April 27, and it’s the first time some major characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe will be reunited since they butted heads in 2016’s “Captain America: Civil War.”
Most importantly, the “Big Two” of the MCU — Steve Rogers/Captain America (played by Chris Evans), and Tony Stark/Iron Man (played by Robert Downey, Jr.) — will join forces against Thanos after their “Civil War” disagreement, which ended with half of the Avengers escaping an underwater prison.
The last time the two leading Avengers were on screen together, they were trading punches over the registration of superhumans, which would essentially make the Avengers government employees. This initiative, called the Sokovia Accords, was started by the Secretary of State and Tony Stark after the devastating events in “Age of Ultron” and an incident early on in “Civil War” in which Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen), who is still learning to control her powers, accidentally destroys a building with innocent people in it.
Rogers is against the Sokovia Accords because of his mistrust of the government that essentially made him (“The safest hands are still our own”), while Stark is pro-registration (“If we don’t do this now, it’s going to be done to us later”).
Both heroes have fair arguments.
It’s the kind of debate that even rages on in our own real-world politics, which is what made “Civil War” so powerful. Rogers argued that the superhumans’ right …read more
Source:: Business Insider