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.
Works better inside of its own identity rather than inside a shadow. (✯✯½)
Gathering up only the most notable 2016 titles worthy of notice.
Challenges what was so familiar of first encounter films and leaves behind a puzzle to decode. (✯✯✯✯✯)
At its best, action draws attention, but at its worst (a good lot of the film), it adheres strictly to a tiresome formula. (✯✯)
A slight step down from the previous entry, but otherwise entertaining as it stands. (✯✯✯½)
With good measure, the best of the series. (✯✯✯✯)