The Perfect Finale: ‘Avengers: infinity War’ and ‘Avengers: Endgame’

Last night, thanks to TNT, I had fun watching an unexpected Avengers marathon featuring the two final Avengers films: Infinity War and Endgame. Each movie has its swelling ups and its depressing downs but the main thing these two films have in common is their outstanding quality (and the fact that they both made over $2 billion at the box office.)

To celebrate these films I’m looking back to my two, very raw reactions to each film after having just watched it for the first time. Enjoy!

Avengers: Infinity War, April 27, 2018

Oh my goodness everybody, Avengers: Infinity War is no joke! I’ve watched all of the Marvel movies and this is undoubtedly not only the best one but truly the entire culmination of the last eighteen movies. I sat in that movie theater waiting in silent anguish for the movie to start after all of the many trailers and once it did it latched on and didn’t let go literally from beginning to end. The audience was incredible. There were many laugh-out-loud (and silently funny) moments that had the audience in stitches. There were some fantastic character moments that just had the audience cheering with excitement. And then there were some legitimately heartbreaking moments that caused quite a bit of sniffling in the theater. When I walked out of that movie after its two hour and thirty-two minute long run I was stunned. I felt like a young woman who had just seen the most amazing Marvel superhero movie that she had ever seen and couldn’t believe how shocking the film’s ending was…because that’s exactly what I was. My feet were lead, my eyebrows were furrowed in stunned confusion, and my mind was racing in an utter “WHAT JUST HAPPENED?!”

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