On Tuesday, "Avengers" added just under $27 million to its global total, with half of that revenue coming from China, where the film is coming off of an astounding $200 million opening weekend. I could've slept through his first two solo movies, and he was only a bit player in my mind when I watched the first two Avengers films, but with the arc they gave him from Ragnarok into IW they somehow managed to breathe such new life into him that he's suddenly jumped to the top of my list.
So while Nakia and W'Kabi were not featured or acknowledged in Avengers: Infinity War, the folks at Marvel did not forget about them. Protect the gems, save the world. The best action sequence is probably Doctor Strange, Spiderman, Iron Man and The Hulks first battle in downtown NY but basically, there is not a miss-step here...
Little Secret - Tom Holland was not allowed to ever see the full script as he revealed far too much about the plot of Spiderman Homecoming previously... naughty boy.
In fact, it's hard to say much at all about this film without running risk of spoilers. Some are characters you've met before; some are wholly new characters. It's a fascinating conversation that shows just how much effort went into making this a film that isn't just about superheroes punching each other in the face. We really want to complete that storytelling before we start talking about what's next.
The Gay UK Factor - So many fit men in one movie. However, the death of T'Challa will send shockwaves through Wakanda, and it seems reasonable to expect that these characters will receive more attention as they mourn the untimely demise of their king. Despite Marvel's effort to keep all the franchise's plans private, members of the franchise still unveil some of their ideas. Black Panther is a feast for the eyes, the ears, the heart and the mind, a film that has action, heart, substance, and soul. Newcomers would do well to study up on the previous films, if nothing else, to truly appreciate the ambition in this film.
Avengers: Infinity War marks the second last film for Chris as Thor, after he announced her was stepping away from his role as the God Of Thunder after the fourth Avengers installment is released in 2019.