Every year brings about the big event movies. Some years are more blessed than others of course, and it seemed for a number of years between The Lord of the Rings ending, and Marvel kicking into full go (along with the return of Star Wars) that there weren’t too many that particularly got us hugely inspired aside from that one about the blue Aliens of course.
The difficulty some years is there is a tentpole split. You’ve got your summer biggies and your Christmas event films. So what happens if you’ve blown your hype wad in May? Last year and this year we’ve had two huge Avengers films. Avengers: Infinity War came out and blew away the competition. What it also did was leave audiences champing at the bit for the follow up. With Avengers: Endgame now been and gone,