As for everything that happens this time around, it’s a function — or malfunction — of the sequel’s two-part structure. The problem is penultimateness, too much setup and too little payoff. The solution comes, presumably, around the same time next year.
The film boasts plenty of comic-book action while also making room for a darker tone and emotional resonance rarely matched in previous installments. In a cinematic world stuffed with big-budget movies, Infinity War is a genuine blockbuster.
Producer: Victoria Alonso, Mitchell Bell, Ari Costa
Writer: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, Stan Lee
Release Date: Apr 27, 2018
Runtime: 2hr 36m
It's gonna take a whole heap of the MCU's best to try to take down Thanos.
May 29, 2018 Update: We may not know how Avengers: Infinity War wraps up until 2019, but Marvel's not done with the MCU just yet, as this summer gives us Ant-Man and the Wasp.
Robert Downey Jr.
Did You Know?
It was rumored that Steve Rogers would not appear in this film, as his role as Captain America would have been passed to Bucky Barnes, in Captain America: Civil War (2016). However, the theory was ruled out once Chris Evans confirmed that would appeared in the movie.