I love you three thousand.
In which we fully explore our complicated feelings about Thanos.
Captain America: Civil War kicks off phase 3 with a banger. All the Avengers are here (well, almost) – and things are not going well.
Take notes, kids – this will be on the test.
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.
Boy does this film double down on America’s love of incorrigible arrogance.