The past year has held some of the best films in recent years. Whether it was the big blockbusters of the past summer that had you flocking to theaters or the thought-provoking thrillers that had you hanging onto the edge of your seat, 2012 was a great year for movies. With that in mind, this years On Request Magazine Best Movie of 2012 winner is none other than Marvel’s The Avengers.
Bringing together all of the heroes of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel’s The Avengers tells the story of a world attacked by an invading force with technology and power beyond anything known to man. When the world is faced with destruction, Nick Fury, Director of S.H.E.I.L.D., brings together a unique group of heroes, including Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, The Hulk, Black Widow, and Hawkeye. While trying to battle these forces and prevent the end of the world, this group of people must find a way to come together as a team and put aside their differing personalities and views on life before everything they love and hold dear is utterly destroyed.
Truly the first of its kind, The Avengers is the first film to capture the essence of the comics, bringing forth the first superhero team-up to film. The cast is amazing, and they manage to bring to life these characters that fans have come to love since the beginning of the Marvel universe. Director Joss Whedon is a living legend, and has done something truly amazing with this film. That is why Marvel’s The Avengers is On Request Magazine’s Best Movie of 2012.