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Hi all,

 

been a little over two weeks so I guess it's time to have a serious chat about what we liked and what we didn't like about "Avengers: Endgame" (WITH SPOILERS!!!!).

 

I can't stress enough, this thread will contain spoilers for Avengers: Endgame. Last chance to back away! And it will possibly contain spoilers to all 21 previous Marvel movies, so, you've been warned.

 

I'll leave it open for now as I have to go prepare the table, feel free to start without me, I'll catch up later. Very interested in hearing your opinions.

 

Cheers,

 

Alberto

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I saw it tonight and liked it, although I didn’t have high expectations as these types of movies can get a bit boring in the middle.  I thought the ending was very good, particularly with Captain America not returning.

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I felt like it was great fan service and a good payoff for investing the past decade into the other films.

 

I think for someone to watch it who hasn't seen all the previous films, it would have been ok, but not made a lot of sense.

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Well yes, that's the thing, you have to actually have watched 11 years of Marvel movies to get all the references. Otherwise yeah... nah, you'd miss on a lot.

 

I particularly liked the bit after the battle in New York with Captain America in the elevator, as I was expecting a clone of "The Winter Soldier" and was very surprised. The development of the Hulk and the de-evolution of Thor were also massive surprises, the Internet joke in the hut cracked me up bigtime.

 

A bit meh, Captain Marvel, although I found her standalone movie alright (mainly due to Samuel L. Jackson), and the whole Iron Man ending from the moment he greets Spidey was great.

 

Will have to watch it again in all peace and quiet when the BD is released. Who knows, I might give that one the UHD treatment (if I get a UHD player by then).

 

Cheers,

 

Alberto

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Very powerfull moments, especially for those of us watching last 11 years of Marvel saga, some characters didn’t got enough movie time and if I could chose to split it into 2 movies I would prefer it, otherwise well made movie at least for me 👍

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I did notice I needed a bit of a Marvel-detox afterwards, as in not watching anything Marvel related, not even on a worktrip to Germany a few weeks ago on the plane. It needs rest, and then the more enjoyable it will be I hope!

 

Cheers,

 

Alberto

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I am disappointed with Endgame and I thought The Infinity Stones was a superior movie.

 

There are too many things I don’t like but I might accept them on second viewing. For now, it’s meh.

 

Things I don’t like:

 

1. Time travel meh

 

2. Thanos was so much more interesting in Infinity Stones. Here he is back from the past and he is just mean and cruel and one note.

 

3. Does the mourning needs to be so long?

 

4. Why do we need Captain Marvel in this movie? Just to conveniently save the day? She has better things to do than saving the Earth anyway as there millions of other planets to save?

 

5. Does Tony Stark’s funeral needs to be so long? Who cares about this guy (Jon Favreau)’s screen time with Tony’s daughter just to tell us Tony liked cheese burger? Perhaps something I missed in the previous movies he is an important character?

 

6. The fat Thor is supposed to be funny but Chris Hemsworth can’t make me laugh! So was all the funny scenes he played against the Star Lord.

 

There’s more but I guess enough rant!

 

 

 

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11 hours ago, MoveD said:

I am disappointed with Endgame and I thought The Infinity Stones was a superior movie.

 

There are too many things I don’t like but I might accept them on second viewing. For now, it’s meh.

 

Things I don’t like:

 

1. Time travel meh

 

2. Thanos was so much more interesting in Infinity Stones. Here he is back from the past and he is just mean and cruel and one note.

 

3. Does the mourning needs to be so long?

 

4. Why do we need Captain Marvel in this movie? Just to conveniently save the day? She has better things to do than saving the Earth anyway as there millions of other planets to save?

 

5. Does Tony Stark’s funeral needs to be so long? Who cares about this guy (Jon Favreau)’s screen time with Tony’s daughter just to tell us Tony liked cheese burger? Perhaps something I missed in the previous movies he is an important character?

 

6. The fat Thor is supposed to be funny but Chris Hemsworth can’t make me laugh! So was all the funny scenes he played against the Star Lord.

 

There’s more but I guess enough rant! emoji16.png

 

 

 

Interesting. I guess I agree with #4.

 

#1 You can add "Avengers: Endgame" to the list of movies Antman and Tony Stark referenced as having bad time plots. I did find the Back to the Future references hilarious. And Bill and Ted.

 

#2 I never really developed any interest for Thanos. He did have his moments on Infinity Stones, but this time I'm happy the focus shifted to the actual Avengers,

 

#3 You mean the mourning as in 5 years ? After 5 years one guesses some sort of normal would sort of have worked its way in. I guess it's one of those "whaddaya think about 5 years then?" arbitrary decisions.

 

#5 Cheeseburgers man, first meal Tony had out of the desert.

 

#6 Fat Thor seriously cracked me up.

 

Cheers,

 

Alberto

 

 

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1. My problem with time travel is that it’s such an obvious and easy way out to bring everyone back from their ashes. I was hoping they have some clever ideas that makes me go wow! I never thought of that!

 

I did enjoy those scenes when they went back in time to retrieve the stones.

 

2. Great movie needs a great villain. Now Thanos is just mediocre.

 

3. I meant after Thanos was beheaded. After 5 years, the sad scenes just drag on and on. Yes I get that, it is supposed to be sad but does it have to go on for such a long screen time until finally the ant resurfaced? Just move on already...

 

5. I get that. But I was like... so what?

 

I definitely feel the movie could be shortened by at least an hour. With some tight editing and getting rid of some “unimportant” scenes, it could be so much better.

 

I hope if I get a chance to watch a second time I would feel slightly more positive about the movie, but do I want to spend another 3 hours to sit through it?

 

 

 

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