This week on End Credits, we hope you like superhero movies and Avengers and stuff, because this one is all Marvel, all the time. Or, at least all Marvel, for an hour. So this week we’re reviewing Avengers: Endgame, and before that, we’re going to look back at all the movies that came before and rank them because that’s what you do sometimes.
This Wednesday, May 1, at 2 pm, Adam A. Donaldson will discuss:
New Universe Order. The Marvel Cinematic Universe launched in 2008 with Iron Man, and from that one movie, directed by the guy that made Elf and starring an actor Hollywood had long since given up on, came the most successful franchise in the history of film. For this week, we’ll do the new definitive* rundown of the Marvel movies from best to not so best. (*List may not actually be definitive.)
REVIEW: Avengers: Endgame (2019). The 22nd film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe saga brings to a close the incredible feat of creating an intertwining, multi-film storyline over 11 years. But does Avengers: Endgame stand on its own? Does it manage to satisfy the decade-plus investment that fans have put into these stories and characters, while answering the criticisms of Infinity War, and the MCU generally? Well, $350 million in three days says it does…
End Credits is on CFRU 93.3 fm and cfru.ca Wednesday at 2 pm.