In The Avengers, all the momentum of the character-and world-building origin stories comes together – we’ve got all our heroes, S.H.I.E.L.D., P.E.G.A.S.U.S., the Tesseract, even Loki – and in the steady, loving hands of Joss Whedon, everything is fireworks.
Category: Countdown to Endgame
Countdown to Endgame #6: Thor Really Goes There
Both a high-fantasy royal dynasty drama, Shakespearean in its scope, structure, and stakes, and a small town fish-out-of-water comedy… Miraculously, Thor excels at both.
Countdown to Endgame #5: The Forgotten Hulk
Turns out it is an MCU film, and it’s absolutely worth watching.
Countdown to Endgame #4: Iron Man 2 (aka Favreau’s Folly)
Boy does this film double down on America’s love of incorrigible arrogance.
Countdown to Endgame #3: Iron Man Holds Up
The little movie that started it all, Iron Man is the first MCU film, released 11 years ago.
Countdown to Endgame #2: The New Kid
The newly released Captain Marvel takes place in 1995, back when Nick Fury had two eyes and everyone you knew had a nose-ring.
Countdown to Endgame #1: First up, The First Avenger
It all started with an Infinity Stone.