This week in Film — AVENGERS: ENDGAME

It’s been 11 years since the launch of the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe), and though Avengers: Endgame is far from the end of Marvel movies, the weekend’s latest release is both a satisfying conclusion to a unique cycle of movies and fascinating cross-section of America. Much like the NFL, Marvel Studios walks a fine line between Conservatives and Liberals and manages to capture both. Cynical commercialism or collective unconscious made cinematic? Time will decide. In the meantime, they certainly are fun to watch. More at Boulder Weekly. A few notes: The quote I open the review with comes from Joseph Campbell’s 1949 comparative literature study The Hero … Continue reading This week in Film — AVENGERS: ENDGAME