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Avengers: Endgame – Bankable franchise comes to emotional end

Stanley Widianto

The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Thu, April 25, 2019  /  05:42 pm
Avengers: Endgame – Bankable franchise comes to emotional end

Survivors: The superheroes who survive the purge try to figure a way out to bring everyone back. (Walt Disney Studios/-)

Without spoiling too much, Avengers: Endgame is potent in its finality. At the beginning of Marvel Cinematic Universe’s 22nd film, Avengers: Endgame, Steve Rogers or Captain America (Chris Evans) tells Natasha Romanoff or Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) that there’s an upside to the universe having half of its population wiped out when the intergalactic despot, Thanos (Josh Brolin), snaps his infinity stones-powered fingers. Memento: Thanos' (Josh Brolin) armor hangs in front of his retirement spot. (Walt Disney Studios/-) “Fewer ships, cleaner water,” he says. Thanos, in the previous movie, Avengers: Infinity War, declared his intent behind the purge. He wanted the other surviving half to thrive. Overpopulation was key to eventual destruction. So, Endgame finds some of the survivors wallowing in sorrow and helplessness — sometimes hope flick...