Aaron Copland was inspired to write his "Fanfare for the Common Man" by a wartime speech rallying Americans against imperialism. Find more at NPR. Aaron Copland 's "Fanfare for the Common Man" begins with dramatic percussion, heralding something big and exciting.
Add your rating See all kid reviews. The target turns out to be Dr. Hank Pym Michael Douglaswho set up the robbery opportunity to recruit Scott as the new Ant-Man -- a suit-wearing superhero who can shrink down to the size of an ant and also communicate with insects to make them do his bidding.
Hank and his skeptical daughter, Hope Evangeline Lillywant Scott to help them keep megalomaniacal Dr.
Darren Cross Corey Stoll from perfecting his own Ant-Man-like suit -- which he wants to sell as a military weapon to the highest bidder.
Continue reading Show less Is it any good? The Marvel Universe's story about a tiny but fierce hero is also its funniest. As Cross points out, Hank and Scott have a lot in common -- particularly as fathers with a an obvious need to protect their daughters.
The bantery chemistry between Scott and Hope is a predictable "opposites attract" storyline, but Hope is one of the most interesting Marvel women to date because she's clearly itching for a chance to put on an ant suit and get things done.
Cross is the standard emotionally fragile, egomaniacal villain with extreme daddy issues. Stoll seems to be making a name for himself as a baddie, and he's well able to play a man who simultaneously hates Pym and desperately seeks his approval.
The plot and the explanations of how the Ant-Man suit works can get a bit convoluted, but the action sequences and humorous dialogue much of which sounds like it came straight from Edgar Wright and Joe Cornish, two of the five screenwriters make up for the occasional plot holes.
There's a lot to enjoy or laugh out loud about in Ant-Man, and Rudd is so charming and so easy to invest in as a viewer that it's only natural to hope for a sequel that puts him in touch with more of the other Avengers.
Continue reading Show less Talk to your kids about Families can talk about the popularity of Marvel movies. Why do you think these comic books have turned into such well-received movies?
Are all movies inspired by comic books created equal? Does Ant-Man stand out? What do you think about the way that superhero movies portray violence? Does any of it seem realistic? Is it intended to? Does it glorify fighting?
Does exposure to violent movies make kids more aggressive? How does Ant-Man compare to other superheroes? Is he more like Iron Man, because of the suit, or like Spider-Man, because he has affinity with and traits of another species? How is he unique? Ant-Man isn't a natural hero; Scott has a criminal past and a spotty record.
How does he live up to his daughter's expectations? How does his past help him as a hero? How do the characters in Ant-Man demonstrate courage and teamwork?
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