"Avengers: Endgame" rave reactions say fans "will go Apesh*t," critics left in tears by MCU epic

MCU fans better bring a box of tissues to "Endgame." The world premiere screening left many critics in tears

Published April 23, 2019 5:46PM (EDT)

"Avengers: Endgame" (YouTube/Marvel Entertainment)
"Avengers: Endgame" (YouTube/Marvel Entertainment)

This article originally appeared on IndieWire.

Avengers: Endgame” screened for the first time at its April 22 world premiere, and the buzz from press inside the Los Angeles Convention Center is through the roof. While the review embargo won’t be lifted until later today, numerous film reporters and writers were allowed to take to social media to share enthusiastic raves for the 22nd entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Nearly every first reaction is positive, with Fandango’s managing editor Erik Davis calling “Endgame” a “masterful epic” and Gizmodo and i09’s Germain Lussier raving the film is “staggering” and an “epic ending to the Infinity saga.”

Perhaps the best reaction came from Rotten Tomatoes editor in chief Joel Meares, who wrote, “Fans are going to go APESHIT.” Nearly every reaction mentioned “Endgame” is highly emotional and left a large number of the press in tears multiple times throughout its three-hour runtime. The movie is expected to provide a sendoff for long-running MCU superheroes Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) and Captain America (Chris Evans).

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