Rian Johnson's new film is a whodunnit like no one's ever dunnit.
A final showdown with Thanos also provides a perfect culmination for the 22-film story established by the Marvel Cinematic Universe over the course of eleven years.
Certainly one that goes to infinity, but does it go beyond?
Plays against type by flashing everything in one's face. (✯✯✯✯✯)
At its best, action draws attention, but at its worst (a good lot of the film), it adheres strictly to a tiresome formula. (✯✯)