Avengers: Endgame ★★★★

an adrenaline rush and exactly as gaudy as you might think, but also completely unique tonally in its approach. this feels like a special moment in film history at the very tippy top of the cinematic universe era that can’t possibly last for as long as people expect. in the scope of things, film is still in its infancy as an art form, and to see a spectacle like this that has so many moving parts is kind of remarkable, even if it’s not totally my thing. for better or worse, we’re living through one of the most exciting times in history to mass consume and bond over art, and that really is... something