Avengers: Endgame is the 22nd movie in a decade of storytelling within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Endgame will wrap up the third phase of the MCU, and fans are not ready for it to come to an end. Here are the best reactions on Twitter from the critics who attended the world premiere in Los Angels on Wednesday.
Here are spoiler-free first reactions to Avengers: Endgame
Mashable’s Angie J Han Tweeted: “Avengers Endgame is an immensely satisfying payoff, not just to Infinity War but to all the films that came before.”
Collider’s Christian Ruvalcaba was left speechless but nevertheless tweeted: “Wow I mean wow. Just wow. That was I mean can you believe but how did they?
“Wow just wow. 22 films in and they did it wow. I just wow fantastic I mean my mind is wow. Wow. Expectations. Crying. Wow. 22 movies. Marvel! Wow.”
Through tears, SlashFilm’s Peter Sicretta wrote: “Imagine the best possible version of Avengers Endgame and somehow the film still surpasses all expectations.
“I cried five to six times. It’s the most emotional, most epic, MCU film.
“A tribute to ten years of this universe and holy sh** the great fan service in this movie. Soooo good.”
Erik Davis of US ticketing site Fandango wrote: “Do not go in expecting Infinity War part two.
“The two films are so different, yet compliment each other in all the best ways.
“In terms of which MCU movie to watch beforehand… honestly, all of them. What an experience – what an accomplishment.”
Perri Nemiroff wrote: “Avengers Endgame is A LOT. Too much at times. But wow the payoff is huge.
“Left me proud to have invested over a decade in a franchise that delivers an inspiring exploration of what it means to be family & a hero.
“(Endgame also now has one of my favourite shots in the entire MCU.)”
More measured in his appreciation was Scott Mendelson of Forbes.
He wrote: “So, Avengers Endgame hits the required beats, with plenty of fan service (most of it earned) and plenty of wit.
“It doesn’t make a ton of sense (and the action is a comedown) but it’s unquestionably fun.”
Brandon Davis of ComicBook.com tweeted: “Avengers Endgame is an astonishing, amazing film. I’ve never seen anything like it.
“This movie is everything I wanted to be and SO much more. Amazing.”
“While watching #AvengersEndgame, I laughed so loud, I clapped with so much force, and I cried so hard.
“The movie exceeds every expectation and is the perfect culmination of the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe.”
“I just can’t remember a cinematic experience like the one I just had with #AvengersEndgame.
“Simply blown away. I feel like that movie was made for every Marvel fan, everywhere.”
Avengers: Endgame is out in UK cinemas on Thursday, April 25, 2019.