The End Game Review

May 8, 2019

As we all seen the Avengers series and other Marvel character spin offs this one in particular is very interesting. It is noted as the end of all but to some fans it isn’t. From Iron Man to Thor and Black Panther then lastly Captain Marvel it all wraps up for one whole movie adding all the characters into a team of Avengers. Adrift in space with no food or water, Tony Stark sends a message to Pepper Potts as his oxygen supply starts to dwindle. Meanwhile, the remaining Avengers -- Thor, Black Widow, Captain America and Bruce Banner -- must figure out a way to bring back their vanquished allies for an epic showdown with Thanos -- the evil demigod who decimated the planet and the universe. Endgame is hugely ambitious, ridiculous, over-the-top superhero film-making and I loved it. And that elusive answer? Well, as it turns out you decide NOT to follow anything – because despite its close connection to Avengers: Infinity War (originally the film was titled Infinity War part 2), the eminently entertaining Endgame is a different sort of movie. Not completely different, of course – it picks up more or less exactly where the first film left off, features a considerable number of the same actors and has a few key scenes that echo those from the earlier film – but as an artifact, Endgame is a more elaborate and complicated coda to the earlier film.  It achieves this separation partly by refocusing on characters who were either entirely absent or undeserved in Infinity War – after his absence was so noted in Infinity War, the very first character we see this time is Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye – and partly thanks to its more episodic story line, beginning with the Avengers’ attempts to undo the actions of Thanos (Josh Brolin) but then veering off in very strange directions, before tailing together again for one final, CGI budget-stretching clash.

And it’s here that we hit some trouble. As ever, it’s difficult to discuss this film without discussing plot elements some might consider off-limits, and this is definitely a movie best enjoyed without too much prior knowledge. Reviews from sources says this movie was one big discussion that brings awareness about how Marvel Studios have tricks up their sleeves.

 

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