As I type, the IMDB raters have pegged this at #8 on their list of best movies of all time. Well, I don't know about that. But I had a real good time.
It's set after the events of Avengers: Infinity War, which ended on an incredible downer, Thanos gaining all six Infinity Stones, and successfully carrying out his mad mission to liquidate half of living species throughout the universe. And unfortunately, that also got rid of a significant fraction of the Avengers team.
What happens next? Well, the survivors deal with it the best they can. And you won't be surprised, I hope, that they deal with it with bravery and resourcefulness.
Avengers: Infinity War on Netflix just to refresh my memory, and
that was a good idea. Generally speaking … and it's difficult to do
this without spoilers: the more Marvel movies you've seen, the
more you'll pick up watching this movie.
It's three hours, really, and that doesn't include
previews. So plan according to your own characteristics and abilities, restroom-wise.
I don't really consider it to be a spoiler, but don't sit through
N minutes of credits simply because you're used to Marvel movies
having amusing/revealing mini-scenes in mid-credits or post-credits. Not