2016年4月26日 星期二

Captain America: Civil War 美國隊長3: 英雄內戰


Anyone who knows me knows I love superhero movies.  I know all the characters.  I know all the actors that have played all the characters.  I know all the movies that all the actors who've played all the characters have been in.  認識我的人都知道我超愛超人電影.  我知道電影裡的所有的角色.  我更知道這些演員在哪部電影裡所飾演的角色.

I suppose it's not unusual among American guys my age.  A lot of us grew up reading comic books, and it's only in recent years that we've seen a lot of the comic books I grew up with adapted into movies.  Yes, the first Superman movie came out in 1978 (when I was three!), but it wasn't until 2005's Batman Begins that I really felt like I was seeing movie versions of the comic book characters I grew up with.  Before 2005, the movie superheroes weren't much like the comic books that inspired them.  很多年紀跟我差不多的美國男人都是看漫畫書長大的, 近年來才有很多小時候看的漫畫拍成電影.  我知道第一部超人是1978年上映 (我三歲的時候!), 但直到2005年的蝙蝠俠 : 開戰時刻才看到我小時候最喜歡的那種超人在電影裡面.  2005年之前, 電影裡的超人都不像我小時候在漫畫書裡的超人.

In the summer of 2016, superheroes will continue to rake in billions at the box office.  Last month witnessed the release of Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, which was a big financial (if not critical) success for the studio that produced it.  This month will see the release of Captain America: Civil War, which will probably make even more money than Batman v. Superman.  And later this summer there's X-Men: Apocalypse and Suicide Squad, two films I'm looking forward to very much.  2016年暑假, 超人系列的電影會持續在電影院裡賺很多錢.  蝙蝠俠對超人 : 正義曙光也賺了很多錢, 可惜很多人覺得不好看.  美國隊長 : 英雄內戰這個月也要上映, 大概會勝過蝙蝠俠對超人 : 正義曙光的票房美國隊長上映之後還有X戰警 : 天啟跟自殺突擊隊.  這二部電影我也很想看.


Three of these four movies also originate in comics I read when I was a kid.  Batman v. Superman borrows a lot from The Dark Knight Returns, a comic I loved when I was in elementary school.  X-Men: Apocalypse uses a villain that first appeared not long after.  The Suicide Squad also made its first comic book appearance around that time.  這四部電影中的三部的故事是我小時候的漫畫書的情節.  蝙蝠俠對超人 : 正義曙光中的內容很多取自我國小時最愛的蝙蝠俠漫畫 : 黑暗騎士歸來X戰警 : 天啟的壞人也是差不多那時候出現的.  自殺突擊隊的也是.

The Civil War storyline, which the third Captain America uses, came out in 2006, so it's a bit harder for me to relate to.  Nevertheless I've also read those comics, and I'm eager to see how they adapt them into a film.  It will be cool to see Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and Black Panther was always one of my favorite characters. 英雄內戰取自2006年的美國隊長漫畫故事, 所以它跟我的距離遠一點.  可是我看過原來的漫畫書, 也很想知道漫畫中的故事在電影裡會如何表現.  看到蜘蛛人終於在漫威電影宇宙出現是很棒的事情, 我也很喜歡黑豹這個角色.

Captain America: Civil War, by the way, opens in Taiwan on April 27.  I'll probably see it the first day, and I might even see the first showing.  I'm fairly punctual about my superhero movies, and if I haven't seen it on the day of its premier, I've seen it during the following weekend.  美國隊長 : 英雄內戰在4月27日在台灣上映.  我應該會在上映的第一天去看.  也有可能看早場.  我對超人電影很忠誠.  如果第一天沒辦法看, 那我一定在當周末看.

Maybe I'll see you there.  And if you do end up seeing it (along with most of the other people in the world), let me know what you think.  I realize that superhero movies aren't for everyone, and I know that some people are getting tired of them, but for me they're like old friends, coming to see me after a long time away.  It's not often that we get to relive our childhood, and superhero movies provide a way for me to do just that.  我可能會在電影院碰到你.  如果你也去看的話, 請跟我分享你對那部電影的意見.  我知道有人不喜歡超人這種電影, 我也知道有人快受不了超人電影, 可是對我來說, 這種電影很像很久沒見面的好朋友, 它從很遠的地方回來跟我見面.  重返童年時光是很難得的事情.  看超人電影就給我這種感覺.



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