Revisiting the MCU: The Prodigious Preamble

For some time now, there’s been something that’s been niggling at the back of my mind. A thought that’s been growing in its weight and urgency by the four month period. As my growing collection of Blu-Ray’s stares, disappointingly at me, I feel the need to go back and work my way through them again, right from the beginning.

Revisiting the MCU: The Prodigious Preamble

The problem is; the longer I wait, the more daunting of a task this becomes. As the sheer number of super hero movies movies goes up and up, my desire to consume all of it seems to drop. At this point, the prime MCU movies are the only ones I’m still seeing.

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Wooderon Movies of the Year 2018: Best Super Hero Movie

This was another series of entries that ended up spiralling out of control. By the time it reached the 2000 word limit I decided to just break them all up into individual entries. If I’m serious about being stricter about my own update policies, I need to get a lid on my word counts.

Wooderon Movies of the Year 2018: Best Super Hero Movie

Honestly, I could have spent an entire week talking about the super hero genre alone from 2018, but for the purposes of these “awards”, let’s just boil it down to the most important one:

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Avengers: Endgame Buildup – Is Iron Man going to die?

With the assumption being that Avenger Engame will be the final movie in the current iteration of the current MCU lineup, one question has been on the lips of every speculation blog, podcast and forum: Which characters are going to die in this movie. But permanently this time. We already had a larger number of deaths as of the end of Infinity War, half of all life in fact. But only a few of these deaths actually feel like they might actually stick.

Avengers: Endgame Buildup - Is Iron Man going to die?

When all is said and done, when Thanos is defeated and his erasure of half the universe undone, the question is: which of the original Avengers are going to be left standing. Tony Stark, Steve Rogers, Thor, Bruce Banner, Natasha Romanoff and Clint Barton. All signs point to this being their final movie in the MCU as a new era of stories begins with newer, younger actors.

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