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I just booked Disney on Ice 2016 in SPICE Arena, Penang on a Sunday, 27th March which is just next week. There are 3 shows per day. The 2 tickets with GST cost me RM 296.36 which is quite near to the front view and the third most expensive ones. Did not intend to pay too much for direct front view and prefer to watch from the top of the spectators’ seats for a top view. This is not the first time we are watching an ice skating performance. We have watched previous ones like Beauty and the Beast and now the theme is mostly on Frozen.
Tomorrow is my youngest sis’s birthday and we will celebrate in Fong Wei restaurant. Thereafter, there is a talk on M-Points at Penang Times Square for its members and those who are interested at 7pm. I joined as a member, having paid RM 4,500 or equivalent to USD 1k in this money game which is a bit like shares which can split its points, redeem for gifts at M Mall in Penang Times Square, and also go for overseas tours plus other features.
Pavilion is similar to Gurney Plaza in Penang, an upscale shopping mall but it was much bigger in space and shopping lots. There was an SK-II cosmetics promotion recently on the ground floor and having visited the tour, I was given a bottle of jelly beans, a bouquet of flowers and key-chain. Very generous of them, despite me not purchasing any cosmetics from them. It was our first visit to Pavilion and we dined at Dragon-I Restaurant where I had the abalone set. I have been to other major shopping malls in KL, namely, 1-Utama, KLCC Suria, The Curve, The Gardens Mall, Empire Shopping Gallery, Sunway Pyramid, amongst others.
Minions are small, yellow creatures who have existed since the beginning of time, evolving from single-celled organisms into beings who have only one purpose: to serve history’s most despicable masters. After accidentally destroying all their masters, including a T. Rex, a primitive, Genghis Khan, Napoleon and Dracula, they decide to isolate themselves from the world and start a new life in Antarctica. By 1968, the lack of a master drives them into depression, so Kevin comes up with a plan to find a new one. A rebellious teenage Minion named Stuart volunteers to join Kevin by accident, while a kid named Bob joins by begging Kevin, who thought he was too young.
The Minions arrive at New York, where they learn that Villain-Con, a villain convention where supervillains from around the world gather to search for henchmen, was to be held in Orlando, Florida. They manage to hitch a ride to Orlando. Coincidentally, the family who drove them there were criminals heading to Villain-Con as well. The Minions were impressed by some of the villains, including a sumo wrestler and an aquatic supervillian called Frankie Fish Lips. In the end, they attempted to become the henchmen for Scarlet Overkill, the world’s first female supervillain. Hundreds of audience members rushed on stage to participate in Scarlet’s challenge, but they were eliminated easily by the supervillain. Amidst the confusion, Bob wins the challenge by swapping Scarlet’s ruby with his teddy bear, Tim. Scarlet declares the Minions her new henchmen.
Scarlet takes the Minions to her residence in London, where she instructs the Minions to steal St Edward’s Crown for her. Through a bedtime story, Scarlet threatens to kill them if they fail in their mission. With the help of Scarlet’s husband Herb Overkill’s weapons, the Minions break into the Tower of London successfully, but the crown was already delivered to Queen Elizabeth II. The Minions steal the crown from the Queen’s carriage and are pursued by police. Bob crash lands on the mythical Sword in the Stone, where he pulls Excalibur out easily to defend himself. Elizabeth is removed from the throne, and Bob is crowned King of the United Kingdom.
Scarlet confronts the Minions, calling them traitors. King Bob eventually abdicates in Scarlet’s favor. However, Scarlet betrays the Minions as well, locking them in the palace dungeon where they are to be tortured by Herb. The medieval torture devices fail to work on the Minions because of their unusual shape and abilities. When Herb goes to attend his wife’s coronation, the Minions escape the dungeon through a sewer. Along the way, they steal a funeral wreath and write an apology note for Scarlet on it.
At Westminster Abbey, the Minions accidentally interrupt Scarlet’s coronation by breaking a chandelier, which falls and crushes Scarlet before she could be crowned. Scarlet orders the attendees of the coronation, some of which are supervillains, to kill the Minions. Stuart and Bob are captured while Kevin hides in a bar, where he finds Elizabeth working there. After learning that Scarlet is going to execute Stuart and Bob, Kevin breaks into Herb’s laboratory, where he triggers a machine which turns him giant, destroying the Overkill residence.
Simultaneously, the rest of the Minions in Antarctica encounter a few yetis. The minions began to work for the leader of the yetis, but once again kill him by accident. The remaining yetis pursue the Minions in anger. The Minions escape the continent and, after much trouble, get on a plane to Britain.
Kevin rescues his companions from execution. Scarlet attacks Kevin with missiles but misses every shot. The army of Minions arrive in London and gathers on the street to see Kevin. Scarlet is distracted by the minions and Kevin knocks Scarlet away. The supervillain escapes with Herb using her dress rocket, but Kevin holds onto the rocket, causing it to explode. Kevin is shrunk back to his original size and lands safely using his still gigantic overalls.
Elizabeth is once again crowned Queen of the United Kingdom and, in front of a crowd, presents Kevin, Stuart and Bob with their rewards. Bob is given a tiny crown for Tim, Stuart is given an electric guitar (but receives a snowglobe instead when he breaks the guitar on stage) and Kevin is knighted by the Queen. Scarlet is suddenly revealed to be alive and snatches the Queen’s crown with Herb, but she is stopped by a young Felonious Gru, who freezes the Overkills and takes the crown. He then leaves with it. The Minions see Gru as their new potential leader and chase after him, setting up the plot for Despicable Me.
Sixty-five million years ago, during the Cretaceous Period, beings known as the Creators detonate many “Seeds”, wiping out most life on Earth. In the present, a geologist named Darcy discovers a dinosaur corpse covered in a strange metal.
Four years have passed since the Battle of Chicago. Cade Yeager, a struggling inventor, and his friend Lucas buy an old truck to strip it for parts in hopes of sending Cade’s daughter Tessa to college. Cade soon discovers that the truck is an injured Optimus Prime and repairs him. Meanwhile, Cemetery Wind, an elite CIA unit headed by paranoid agent Harold Attinger, has been tasked with hunting down the remaining Decepticons. However, he also secretly hunts down the Autobots. With the aid of the Transformer bounty hunter Lockdown, they ambush and brutally kill Ratchet when they found him hiding on a stern of an abandoned ship. After locating Optimus in Texas, the unit and Lockdown travel there and threaten Cade, Tessa, and Lucas. Optimus comes out of hiding and attacks the operatives, allowing Cade and his friends to escape. They are saved by Shane Dyson, Tessa’s secret boyfriend, and after a lengthy chase they escape. However, Lucas is killed by Lockdown’s grenade. Optimus rallies the last remaining Autobots: Bumblebee, Hound, Drift, and Crosshairs. Cade hacks into a drone he took from the attack in Texas, and learns that the remaining member of the Wreckers, Leadfoot was killed and that Cemetery Wind is working with a corporation called KSI. They decide to infiltrate KSI headquarters in Chicago for information.
Meanwhile, Joshua Joyce, the head of KSI, shows Darcy that he has perfected transformium, a codeable, molecularly unstable metal that the Transformers are made of. He has imprisoned Brains to decode dead Transformers’ brains and utilize their data for the human-created Transformers. He shows Darcy his prized creation, Galvatron, who was created using data from Megatron’s brain.
Once he infiltrates the facility, Cade finds the KSI scientists melting down Ratchet’s head. Infuriated, Optimus and the Autobots storm the facility, break Brains out, and start to destroy it. Joyce stops them and explains that humans don’t need Autobots anymore, as they can create their own Transformer soldiers. Disgusted, the Autobots leave the facility. Attinger forces Joyce to launch Galvatron and Stinger to pursue the Autobots. Galvatron and Optimus battle before Lockdown shoots Optimus. Tessa gets trapped and she, along with Optimus, are brought aboard Lockdown’s ship. He locks Optimus in the middle of his trophy room, which also carries the Dinobots, legendary knights that Lockdown imprisoned. He explains that the Creators want Optimus back. Before he leaves, Lockdown gives Attinger a Seed, a bomb that can cyberform any area of land, giving Cade, Shane, and the Autobots time to board the ship. Cade and Shane save Tessa, and, with the help of Crosshairs and Bumblebee, are able to escape. Shortly after, Hound and Drift save Optimus and escape before Lockdown’s ship enters deep space. Optimus and Brains reveal that Galvatron is Megatron reincarnated, and that he has been manipulating KSI to make an army and steal the Seed in order to wipe out humans and create more Decepticons. Cade warns Joyce, who retreats to Hong Kong with Darcy and his business associate Su Yueming to get a military extraction, thus betraying Attinger.
In Beijing, Galvatron activates by himself and corrupts all prototype Transformer drones to do his bidding. One of his minions shoots down the Autobots’ ship. Hound and Bumblebee jump out and struggle to protect the humans. Knowing this, Optimus releases and tames the Dinobots. With their help, they destroy Galvatron’s army. Lockdown then appears and uses a magnetic weapon in an effort to reclaim Optimus and the Dinobots. However, Optimus destroys it and proceeds to fight Lockdown. Cade tries to help but is held at gunpoint by Attinger. Seeing Cade in danger, Optimus kills Attinger, which allows Lockdown to gain the upper hand and impale Optimus with his own sword. Cade and Bumblebee distract Lockdown while Tessa and Shane take the sword out of Optimus, who proceeds to kill Lockdown. Galvatron retreats, vowing to battle Optimus another day. Optimus sets the Dinobots free before flying into space with the Seed, sending a message to the Creators to leave Earth alone and that he is coming for them.
Maleficent first appears in the film Sleeping Beauty in King Stefan’s castle by means of supernatural teleportation during the christening of Stefan’s daughter, Aurora. Her appearance is preceded by a gust of wind and accompanied by a streak of lightning and her signature green flames. She is outwardly courteous, but implies she is offended that she did not receive an invitation to the ceremony like the other fairies, Flora, Fauna and Merryweather. When she asks the king and queen why she was not invited, Merryweather speaks up and tells Maleficent that she was “not wanted”. Shocked (or pretending to be shocked), she turns to leave this “awkward situation,” hoping that the king and queen will apologize for not inviting her. When the queen asks her if she was offended by this, Maleficent denies it and offers to bestow a “gift” on Aurora to prove she “bears no ill will”. Maleficent says that Aurora will grow in grace and beauty, “beloved by all who know her” as well, but to punish the king and queen for their insolence, she places a curse on Aurora so that before the sun sets on her sixteenth birthday, the girl will “prick her finger on a spindle of a spinning wheel and die!” Merryweather, who still has a gift she can use, weakens the curse so that Aurora will fall into a deep sleep instead, with only a kiss from her true love needed to awaken her.
The three fairies hide Aurora until her sixteenth birthday passes while an angry Maleficent realizes her instructions to her goblin minions were wasted for most of the sixteen years, as the goblins focused on searching for a baby the whole time. Maleficent blasts lightning at them in her fury, and then instructs her pet raven Diablo to hunt down the now adolescent Aurora. Once he succeeds, Maleficent visits Aurora on the evening of her sixteenth birthday in a form of a will-o’-the-wisp, hypnotizing Aurora before luring her to a remote tower and transforming into a spinning wheel. Aurora pricks her finger on the spindle, fulfilling the curse.
Maleficent’s dragon form as in the climax of the film
To ensure Aurora will not be immediately awakened, Maleficent and her goons trap Prince Phillip, Aurora’s true love, and take him to Maleficent’s castle in the Forbidden Mountains. She taunts Phillip before she retreats to her own tower, explaining that she intends to leave him in her dungeon for 100 years, and then free him (if he is still alive then) on his way to awaken his true love after he has aged and she has not. She leaves satisfied, saying, “For the first time in sixteen years, I shall sleep well.” After Maleficent leaves, the fairies then free Prince Phillip of his chains and they escape the dungeon, fending off repeated attacks from Maleficent’s minions which are thwarted by the fairies’ magic. In the process, Merryweather turns Diablo into stone.
Maleficent soon discovers that the Prince has escaped from her dungeon, and is equally furious to see Diablo’s fate. She ascends to the top of the highest tower of the castle. She summons lightning bolts and spells at Phillip to hinder him, including a forest of thorns (which Phillip is able to overcome), before personally dealing with him by transporting herself in front of King Stefan’s castle, blocking his entry. She tells him that he shall have to fight her, and “all the powers of Hell” and transforms into a huge dark dragon. Though she overwhelms him, and it looks like Phillip is about to meet his death, the three fairies transfer some of their power to Phillip’s sword as he throws the weapon into her heart, fatally wounding her. As she falls forward, she attempts to devour him, but misses and falls off the crumbling cliff to her death. She disintegrates into ash, leaving only her cloak with the sword still embedded in it as it blackens, signifying that the evil Maleficent is now truly dead; her evil influence eternally terminated.
In the future, robots known as Sentinels are exterminating mutants, and humans that dared to assist the mutants and harbor genes that lead to mutant offspring. A band of mutants manages to evade the Sentinels with the assistance of Kitty Pryde, who can project a person’s consciousness back in time to deliver warnings. Pryde’s group convenes with Storm, Wolverine, Professor Xavier, and Magneto in China. Pryde sends Wolverine’s consciousness back to 1973 to prevent Mystique from assassinating Bolivar Trask, the creator of the Sentinels. Following the assassination, Mystique was captured and her DNA used by Trask’s company to create Sentinels that are near-invincible due to their ability to adapt to any mutant power. Xavier and Magneto advise Wolverine to seek out both of their younger selves for aid.
Wolverine wakes up in 1973 and travels to the X-Mansion, where he encounters Beast and Xavier. Beast reveals that Xavier’s Institute for Gifted Youngsters closed after most of the teachers and students were drafted for the Vietnam War. A depressed Xavier has been abusing a serum which Beast created to enable him to walk, causing his telepathic powers to be suppressed as well. Wolverine explains his mission and persuades Xavier to help free Magneto from a prison cell beneath the Pentagon, where he is being held for allegedly killing President John F. Kennedy. They succeed with the help of Peter Maximoff, a mutant with superhuman speed.
In Washington D.C., Trask unsuccessfully lobbies for his Sentinel program with Congress. Meanwhile, in Saigon, Mystique prevents William Stryker from appropriating a group of mutant G.I.s for Trask’s research. Mystique investigates Trask’s office and discovers he has been capturing mutants for experiments. Xavier, Magneto, Beast, and Wolverine fly to Paris to intercept Mystique. In Paris, Mystique impersonates a Vietnamese general to infiltrate a meeting with Trask, who is attempting to sell his Sentinel technology to communist nations. Xavier, Magneto, Beast, and Wolverine arrive as Mystique is about to kill Trask. To ensure that Mystique’s DNA can never be used for the Sentinels, Magneto tries to kill her, but she flees out of a window. The fight spills onto the streets and in front of the public, allowing both Magneto and Mystique to escape.
Although Trask is saved, the world is horrified by the existence of mutants. President Richard Nixon approves Trask’s Sentinel program and arranges an unveiling. Trask’s scientists recover Mystique’s blood from the street. Meanwhile, Magneto—who has recovered his telepathy-blocking helmet—intercepts the prototype Sentinels in transit and laces their polymer-based frames with steel, allowing him to control them. At the mansion, Xavier stops taking his serum and slowly regains his mental powers while losing the ability to walk. Through Wolverine, Xavier speaks to his future self and is inspired to struggle for human-mutant peace once again. He uses Cerebro to track Mystique, who is heading to Washington.
Nixon unveils the Sentinel prototypes at the White House as Xavier, Wolverine, and Beast search for Mystique. Magneto commandeers the Sentinels and attacks the crowd, then sets a stadium around the White House as a barricade. Nixon and Trask are taken to a safe room, accompanied by the Cabinet, Secret Service officers, and Mystique disguised as a Secret Service member. Wolverine and Beast try to stop Magneto, but he pits a Sentinel against them and throws Wolverine into the Potomac River. In the future, the X-Men make their final stand as a large army of Sentinels attacks the monastery. In 1973, Magneto pulls the safe room out of the White House and prepares to kill Nixon and his Cabinet in front of the world. Mystique, disguised as Nixon, shoots Magneto with a plastic gun. Xavier persuades Mystique not to kill Trask and allows her and Magneto to flee. Mystique’s actions are seen as a mutant saving the President, leading to the cancellation of the Sentinel program. Trask is arrested for attempting to sell American military secrets.
Wolverine wakes up in the future and finds Iceman, Rogue, Colossus, Pryde, Beast, Storm, Jean Grey, Cyclops, and Xavier alive. Back in 1973, Mystique, impersonating Stryker, takes custody of Wolverine after he is pulled from the river.
In a post-credits scene, a multitude of people gathered in a desert pray to En Sabah Nur, who is using telekinesis to construct a pyramid as four horsemen keep watch nearby.
Scientist Richard Parker records a video message to explain his disappearance. Later, he and his wife, Mary, are aboard a private jet hijacked by a man sent to assassinate Richard. With the pilot dead, the plane crashes.
In the present, Richard’s son Peter continues to fight crime as Spider-Man. He pursues and apprehends Aleksei Sytsevich, who attempted to steal a truck containing plutonium vials. During the chase, Spider-Man rescues OsCorp Industries employee Max Dillon. While speaking by phone with Gwen Stacy, Peter sees a vision of her father, police captain George Stacy, reminding him to “leave Gwen out of it.” Afterward, Peter meets with Gwen at their high school graduation ceremony, but insists he needs to keep his vow to her father and Gwen decides to end their relationship.
Peter’s childhood friend Harry Osborn returns to Manhattan to see his terminally ill father Norman, CEO of OsCorp. Norman explains his illness is hereditary, and Harry is at the age where it first develops. Norman gives Harry a small device he claims contains his life’s work. The next day, Norman dies and Harry is appointed the new OsCorp CEO. He humiliates the OsCorp board, which has been privy to Norman’s secret biogenetic projects for foreign military powers.
Thinking that they have become friends, Max idolizes Spider-Man. While tending to some maintenance in an OsCorp laboratory, he loses his balance and falls into a tank of genetically modified electric eels. They attack him, and he mutates into a living electric generator. Meanwhile, Peter attempts to maintain a friendship with Gwen, but she reveals she may move to England for school. Before they can discuss it, Max wanders into Times Square and accidentally causes a blackout. Spider-Man attempts to calm him down, but the police fire at Max, making him lose his temper and attack. Spider-Man eventually stops him, and Max is taken to Ravencroft Institute.
The first symptoms of Harry’s illness show, and he uses the device Norman gave him to deduce that Spider-Man’s blood could help save him. He asks Peter, who has been selling photos of Spider-Man to the Daily Bugle, for help finding Spider-Man. Peter refuses, unsure of what effects the transfusion would have. The OsCorp board-members frame Harry for covering up Max’s accident, and remove him as CEO. Harry’s assistant, Felicia, informs him of equipment that could help him, so he makes a deal with Max (now calling himself Electro) to get him back inside the OsCorp building. There he finds a suit of armor and other equipment made by Norman, as well as venom from the now-destroyed genetically altered spiders. Instead of curing him, they transform him into a hideous, goblin-like creature.
Peter uses information left by his father to locate the video message in an abandoned subway station’s hidden lab. Richard explains he had to leave because he refused to cooperate with Norman Osborn’s biogenetic weaponization plans. Peter then hears a voicemail from Gwen, telling him she was offered the scholarship in England and is heading to the airport earlier than expected. He manages to catch her and professes his love for her, and they agree to go to England together. Electro causes another blackout, and Peter heads off to fight him. Gwen follows, and together they restore power and overload Electro’s body, killing him. Afterward, the transformed Harry arrives equipped with Norman’s armor and weaponry upon the Goblin glider. After seeing Gwen, Harry deduces Spider-Man’s true identity and, swearing revenge for being refused the blood transfusion, kidnaps her. He fights Spider-Man at the top of a clock tower. Spider-Man subdues Harry, but despite his attempt to save Gwen, she is sent falling to her death by the collapsing gears.
Five months later, Peter has given up being Spider-Man and often visits Gwen’s grave. Harry was sent to Ravencroft Institute for his crimes and is somewhat healing from his transformations claiming that “it comes and goes”. His associate Gustav Fiers (the “man in the shadows” from the first film) breaks Sytsevich out of prison and equips him with an electromechanical suit of armor. Calling himself “The Rhino”, he rampages through the streets. But a recording of Gwen’s graduation speech inspires Peter to return as Spider-Man and fight him.
Following a few years after the first film, Blu (Jesse Eisenberg) and Jewel (Anne Hathaway) enjoy life in Rio with their 3 kids, the oldest and music-loving Carla (Rachel Crow), intelligent Bia (Amandla Stenberg), and the yougest and mischievous Tiago (Pierce Gagnon). Meanwhile, Blu’s former owner, Linda Gunderson (Leslie Mann) and her ornithologist husband, Tulio (Rodrigo Santoro) are on an expedition in the Amazon and eventually discover a quick-flying spix’s macaw that loses one of it’s feathers. When word gets out about this through television, Jewel believes that they should go to the Amazon to help their human friends find them. While the kids are ectatic, Blu is uncertain, but is pressured into going along. Rafael (George Lopez) and Nico (Jamie Foxx) and Pedro (Will.I.Am) decide to come along. Luiz (Tracy Morgan) attempts to follow, but fails. Blu brings a fanny pack full of supplies, one of which he uses mostly is a GPS, much to Jewel’s displeasure.
Meanwhile, the leader of a group that is in a line of illegal logging, discovers of Linda and Tulio’s expedition to find the macaws and orders his minions to hunt them down to avoid disruptions to their work. Also, Nigel (Jemaine Clement) has survived the plane crash from the first film, but now has limited flight and is working as a fortune teller/con artist. When he sees Blu and his family flying overhead of them, he wastes no time deciding to go after them in retaliation. He is helped by a silent Anteater named Charlie and a lovesick poison dart frog named Gabi (Kristen Chenowith), the latter of which is in love with Nigel. The group uses a boat to get toward the jungle (with Nigel’s first plan of revenge being inadvertently foiled by Charlie), and when they arrive, they find nothing in sight. However, they are eventually taken to a flock of blue macaws that are hiding in a secret paradise land. There, they meet Jewel’s long lost father, Eduardo (Andy Garcia), his older sister Mimi(Rita Moreno), and Jewel’s childhood friend, Roberto (Bruno Mars). Eduardo seems unimpressed with Blu’s domesticated behavior.
While searching for the macaws, Linda and Tulio are eventually trapped by the loggers. Meanwhile, Blu does his best to fit in with the flock, as his family and friends are doing, who are against humans and all things human. Blu fails at Eduardo’s survival techniques when the former takes Blu out to train him to be like one of the flock. Meanwhile, after countless attempts to get to Blu, Nigel gets his chance when he lands an audition hosted by Rafael, Nico, Pedro, and Carla for Carnival while in disguise as a bird named Bob. When Blu tries to pick a Brazilian nut for Jewel, he accidentally tries to get it in the territory of the Spix Macaw’s enemies, the Scarlet Macaw,led by the hostile Felipe. Blu inadverdantly causes war between the two for food when he (accidentally) hits Felipe with a twig. The war turns out to be just like Football and Blu accidentally costs the flock the food when he prematurely sends the fruit ball into the enemy’s goal, to Eduardo’s frustration.
After falling out with Jewel, Blu visits Tulio and Linda’s site, where he discovers a broken CB Radio and after he and Roberto (who followed Blu) are almost ran over by a tractor, Blu sends Roberto to warn the flock as he saves Linda and Tulio. Blu persuades the macaws to defend their homes and they easily outmatch the loggers with help from the Red Scarlet Macaws. tries to get to blow up the trees as a back-up plan, but blue steals the lit dynamite. Nigel goes after Blu and reveals himself as they are falling down when Nigel tugs on the dynamite. After the dynamite goes off, Nigel tries attacking Blu while they hang upside down from vines. Gabi tries to help Nigel by using Charlie’s tongue to slingshot a hedgehog quill (which they got earlier) with her poison on it to shoot it at Blu, but it accidentally hits Nigel, who gives a Shakespearean death speech before seemingly dying. Gabi tries to commit suicide by drinking her own poison and the pair are seemingly dead. However, Bia points out that Gabi isn’t poisonous at all (she was told by her parents that she was) and she smothers Nigel against his will as he tries to get to Blu.
With the flock now under Linda and Tulio’s protection, Blu and Jewel decide to live in the amazon with their kids and friends, though still agreeing to visit Rio in the summers. Meanwhile, Nigel is taken to Rio by Tulio along with Gabi, and Charlie joins the birds’ party.
Two years after the Battle of New York, Steve Rogers lives in Washington, D.C. and works for the espionage agency S.H.I.E.L.D. while adjusting to contemporary society. Rogers, along with his S.T.R.I.K.E. team and agent Natasha Romanoff, is sent to liberate hostages aboard a S.H.I.E.L.D. vessel from Algerian pirates led by Georges Batroc. Mid-mission, Rogers discovers that Romanoff has another agenda: to extract data from the ship’s computers for S.H.I.E.L.D. director Nick Fury. Rogers returns to the Triskelion, the S.H.I.E.L.D. headquarters, to confront Fury and is debriefed about Project Insight: three Helicarriers linked to spy satellites and designed to preemptively eliminate threats.
Fury, unable to access the encrypted data that Romanoff recovered, becomes suspicious about Project Insight. On his way to rendezvous with Maria Hill, Fury is ambushed by assailants disguised as police officers, led by a mysterious assassin called the Winter Soldier. Fury escapes, sneaks into Rogers’ apartment, and warns Rogers that S.H.I.E.L.D. has been compromised. Fury hands Rogers the USB flash drive that contains the data from the ship before being gunned down by the Winter Soldier, who escapes. Fury dies in surgery, and Hill recovers the body.
The next day, Rogers is summoned to the Triskelion by senior S.H.I.E.L.D. official Alexander Pierce. When Rogers withholds Fury’s information, Pierce brands him a fugitive. Hunted by the agency, Rogers meets with Romanoff. Using data in the flash drive they discover an old S.H.I.E.L.D. underground base in New Jersey. There, they activate a supercomputer containing the preserved consciousness of Arnim Zola, who reveals that since S.H.I.E.L.D. was founded after World War II, HYDRA has secretly operated within its ranks, sowing global chaos in the hope humanity would willingly surrender its freedom in exchange for security. Rogers and Romanoff narrowly escape death when a S.H.I.E.L.D. missile destroys the bunker.
Rogers and Romanoff enlist the help of Sam Wilson, a former military parajumper whom Rogers befriended, and acquire his powered “Falcon” wingpack. After deducing that senior S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Jasper Sitwell is a HYDRA mole, they interrogate him until he divulges that Zola developed a data-mining algorithm that can identify individuals who might become future threats to HYDRA’s plans. The Insight Helicarriers will eliminate these individuals around the world with their satellite-guided guns.
En route to S.H.I.E.L.D. headquarters, Rogers, Romanoff and Wilson are ambushed by the Winter Soldier and Sitwell is thrown into oncoming traffic. During the fight, Rogers recognizes the Winter Soldier as Bucky Barnes, his old World War II comrade, before being captured by S.H.I.E.L.D. They are rescued by a disguised Hill, who leads them to a hideout and Fury, who had faked his death. Fury plans to sabotage the Helicarriers by replacing their controller chips.
After members of the World Security Council arrive for the Helicarriers’ launch, Rogers reveals HYDRA’s plot to everyone at the Triskelion. Romanoff, disguised as one of the Council members, disarms Pierce. Fury arrives and forces Pierce to unlock access to S.H.I.E.L.D’s database so Romanoff can expose HYDRA by leaking classified information. After a struggle, Fury shoots Pierce dead.
Meanwhile, Rogers and Wilson storm two Helicarriers and replace the controllers, but the Winter Soldier destroys Wilson’s suit and fights Rogers on the third. Rogers fends him off and replaces the final chip, allowing Hill to take control and have the vessels shoot each other down. Rogers falls from the Helicarrier as it crashes into the Triskelion, where Wilson fights double agent Rumlow, who belonged to Rogers’ S.T.R.I.K.E. team. Rogers lands in the Potomac River and is rescued by the Winter Soldier, who then disappears.
With S.H.I.E.L.D. in disarray, Fury destroys the last traces of his identity before heading to Eastern Europe in pursuit of HYDRA’s remaining cells, under the cover of his apparent death. Romanoff appears before a Senate subcommittee and later gives Rogers a dossier on the Winter Soldier program. Both Rogers and Wilson decide to track down the Winter Soldier.
In a mid-credits scene, Baron von Strucker, at a HYDRA lab, proclaims that HYDRA has not finished its fight with S.H.I.E.L.D. before looking at two prisoners: one with superhuman speed, the other with telekinetic powers. In a post-credits scene, the Winter Soldier visits the Captain America exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution.
Mr. Peabody is a talking dog who is the smartest being in the world. As a puppy, he was rejected by every potential owner, leading him to devote his life to science, athletics, and technological discoveries. One day, Peabody finds an orphaned infant and legally adopts him under the name of Sherman. He tutors Sherman through a series of adventures throughout history with the use of the WABAC, a time machine and his greatest invention. After narrowly escaping the French Revolution, Sherman starts his first day of school and falls into conflict with classmate Penny Peterson, who he innocently showed up in history class with his first hand knowledge of George Washington. Penny bullies and humiliates Sherman, insulting calling him a “dog” for being raised by one, which provokes Sherman into biting her. Peabody visits Principal Purdy about the matter, but is confronted by Ms. Grunion, a bigoted child and family services agent who threatens to reclaim Sherman if an upcoming home inspection is deemed unfit for him.
Peabody invites the Petersons over for a dinner party to mend fences between the children. While Peabody charms Paul and Patty, Sherman is left with Penny. Sherman reveals the WABAC to Penny after she calls him a liar about his first hand knowledge and they joyride in it, despite Peabody’s warnings. Moments later, Sherman seeks Peabody’s help to retrieve Penny, who refused to leave her engagement with King Tutankhamun in Ancient Egypt. Penny learns that she will be killed upon Tut’s early death and is dragged to the wedding while Peabody and Sherman are trapped in a tomb. They escape and impersonate the god Anubis to call off the wedding. Their cover is blown at the last second, but they escape in the WABAC along with Penny.
With the WABAC low on energy, the three stop in Renaissance Florence to seek the aid of Leonardo da Vinci. While Peabody and Leonardo build a contraption to recharge the WABAC, Penny convinces Sherman to explore Leonardo’s workshop with her and they bond by using Leonardo’s flying machine without permission. They crash-land and Leonardo is thrilled that the machine worked but Peabody is angered by Sherman’s disobedience. Returning to the present, Penny reveals Ms. Grunion’s intention of reclaiming Sherman. An argument ensues between Peabody and Sherman while the WABAC draws near a black hole. They escape but crash-land in the Trojan War, where an upset Sherman runs away to join King Agamemnon’s army. When Peabody and Penny come to retrieve him, they find themselves in the battle and Penny becomes trapped in the Trojan horse as it races toward to cliff. In a rescue attempt, Sherman and Penny are saved, but Peabody appears to have gone down with the horse and is presumed dead.
Desperate to save Peabody, Sherman and Penny return to the present minutes before Sherman returned the first time to get Peabody to remedy the situation. However, the present copies of Peabody and Sherman show up, along with Ms. Grunion. Grunion attempts to reclaim both Shermans, which causes them, along with the copies of Peabody to merge and disrupt the space-time continuum. Grunion makes another attempt at reclaiming Sherman, hurting him in the process, which causes an enraged Peabody to revert to his natural instinct and bite her. As Grunion informs police, Peabody, Sherman, and Penny flee to the WABAC, but are unable to travel back in time as several historic figures and monuments rain down into the present. The WABAC eventually crashes and Peabody is apprehended by Animal Control, who plan on euthanizing him for assaulting Grunion. Sherman protests by explaining that everything that happened is his fault and declares that he would rather be a dog as good as Peabody than a person. Moved by his speech, every historical figure concurs, including the Petersons. George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Bill Clinton support Peabody’s legal custody of Sherman and award him a presidential pardon.
When a vortex in the space-time continuum rips open, Sherman pilots the WABAC while Peabody handles the computations intending to travel to the future by a few minutes and undo the damage with success. The historical figures and monuments return to their respective times, with a smitten Agamemnon dragging Grunion with him, the latter swearing vengeance on Peabody. Although it appears Peabody and Sherman are lost, they return spontaneously as The Petersons look on and celebrate. Sherman, closer to Peabody than ever, returns to school where he has become a good friend with Penny. Meanwhile, time periods are contaminated with modern traits and Grunion marries Agamemnon.