Marvel Movie Minute Season Five • Captain America: The First Avenger • Minute 62

CATFA 062: The Comically Villain-est

In this minute of Joe Johnston’s 2011 film ‘Captain America: The First Avenger,’ Steve tells the Howling Commandos and the rest of the prisoners to meet him out in the tree line while he looks for Bucky and other prisoners. The prisoners make their way into the compound and battle the Hydra troops. Schmidt notices on his monitors and signals the alarm.

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Minute Sixty-Two: From Morita’s Comeback to Schmidt’s Alarm

Joining us, we have Matthew Fox, the voice behind The Ethical Panda and our host from last season!

In the sixty-second minute of Joe Johnston’s 2011 film Captain America: The First Avenger

Jim Morita clears thing up nicely with Dum Dum Dugan and it feels good and necessary. It’s also a reminder for us that Marvel isn’t suddenly just ‘woke’ – they’ve been confronting racism and other political topics from the beginning. We talk a bit about Morita’s history in the comics as well as Kenneth Choi’s IMDb breakdown. We also do the same with Bruno Ricci.

How big is the 107th? We gauge the potential size of the group and why Dum Dum and Morita might not have met before. Steve wants to find Bucky, but again – why does he want to do everything alone? Regardless, the lighting is gorgeous as he runs off.

We follow the Howling Commandos and the rest of the escaped POWs out into the compound where they take on the Hydra Troops. But why do some still use regular weapons?

We continue through the factory. Tune in!

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Andy Nelson and Pete Wright pick up the Infinity Saga Phase I mantle with Captain America: The First Avenger one patriotic minute at a time. 

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