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QUICK THOUGHTS: Avengers: Infinity War Trailer

29 Nov

Howdy ladies and gents, how’s it going? So I just got home from work around 40 or so minutes ago and just remembered the new trailer for Avengers: Infinity War was released a few hours ago, so I just watched it and wanted to share my brief thoughts on it

Check out the trailer below:

So my initial impressions were this, “Oh my god, I’m in love!” I don’t think my words will be able to do the trailer justice and while I don’t want to watch it too many times, I’ve already seen it twice and I’ve got goosebumps! I want to avoid spoilers, but at the same time, I REALLY want to watch it like 10 more times! All throughout the trailer you feel the weight and significance of what’s happening, not only is this all the heroes coming together to face a threat larger than anything that’s come before, but it is the culmination of 10 years of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and you can see it with the Marvel logo sequence, the number of characters, locations and glowing items, but also audio-wise with Nick Fury’s speech from the Avengers being spoke by him and few other heroes, and of course they put in the Alan Silvestri Avengers theme song in there as the icing on the cake in both a darker and positive light too. That was just gorgeous for me as a massive fan of that theme song! And Thanos, wow, I REALLY pray that he’s the villain we’ve all been hoping for, not another Hela or Ultron who look cool from the trailers, but only end up being decent/average. So far he looks and talks like a badass, he looks pretty intimidating, his words feel menacing and he’s just messing people up left right and center including Spider-Man and Iron Man.

But what about what happens in the trailer? Well there’s so much to mention so here are my highlights:

  • There’s a massive battle in Wakanda with Black Panther, his army, plus the Avengers and some aliens? Sweet!
  • Vision and Scarlet Witch look close which means their relationship is finally happening on-screen! YAAAY!
  • Vision’s probably screwed as he’s shouting as someone’s trying to get that infinity stone out of his head.
  • Spider-Man’s new suit looks much better in motion than it did near the end of Homecoming.
  • Peter Parker’s arm hair stands up, spidey sense confirmed!
  • How badass does Steve Rogers look now?
  • I’m curious to see how Banner ended up with Doctor Strange and Wong, and how Tony Stark ends up there too.
  • The sense of scale in this film is immense with all the big ships, and the way the cinematography frames some of those battle sequences.
  • That last scene with Thor meeting the Guardians in their ship, love it.
  • The overall tone feels dark and dire and I love it, very Age of Ultron, I really hope Marvel commit to this tone in the film and give us some damn good drama!

In the end, I’m stupidly excited, I’m not gonna lie, I think my experience of watching the first trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron may still be my favourite of the Marvel Studios films so far, but this trailer, this trailer had so much going on and carried a lot of significance. It is a delicious trailer full of so many moments of hype, excitement, curiosity, mystery and seriousness. If this film is half as good as I hope it’ll be, then I will frigging blow up in May 2018, no joke! 😛

So have you seen the trailer for Avengers: Infinity War trailer and if so what did you think of it? Are you hyped, curious or underwhelmed? Let me know in comments section below and I’ll see ya on the next review, laters! 😀

 
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Posted by on November 29, 2017 in Films, Media, Reviews

 

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6 responses to “QUICK THOUGHTS: Avengers: Infinity War Trailer

  1. Eddie@Jaccendo

    November 30, 2017 at 6:49 am

    Wow. So much good stuff in the trailer. I like that the heroes seem older and battle worn. Yes, Cap looks very badass! There’s an ominous feeling that even with all their powers they are up against something even greater than them put together. A lot of promising epic events … that big battle in Wakanda and Thanos collecting the stones. Poor Vision! I’m crossing my fingers that Thanos will be the larger than life, memorable villain this movie(s) needs (let’s hope!). A lot of pieces and players to put together … it gets me a bit nervous because it’s a big challenge to pull off but perhaps the pay off is bigger if they get it just right. Cool outro with the Guardians!

     
    • Hypersonic55

      December 1, 2017 at 3:02 am

      I like that you brought up the fact that the heroes seem older and have seen a lot of battle, that’s true for most of the OG heroes, Cap’s been alive for decades and has had to deal with a lot during WW2 and in the modern day, Tony Stark has been at the center of the best and worst things to happen to the Earth whether he was on his own or part of the team, Thor’s had a lot to deal with from his brother to the loss of Asgard and Bruce Banner’s had to deal with the fluctuating nature of Hulk for ages too, and Black Widow, she’s clealy had some shit to deal with being part of S.H.I.E.L.D. and the Avengers too. I can’t wait to see the character interactions, battle tactics/team-ups and Thanos just owning everyone.

      Oh btw Eddie would you be interested in being a guest on my podcast talking about some superhero stuff? I’d love to have you on it. 🙂

       
      • Eddie@Jaccendo

        December 6, 2017 at 1:51 am

        Sure, I’d be interested. I haven’t done a podcast before so you’d might have to let me know how it works. 🙂

         
      • Hypersonic55

        December 7, 2017 at 5:04 pm

        Awesome I’d give you all the details asap. Is the email attached to this comment the best way to get a hold of you?

         
      • Eddie@Jaccendo

        December 8, 2017 at 5:34 am

        Hey, I sent you a DM on twitter from Sidekick reviews

         
      • Hypersonic55

        December 8, 2017 at 9:55 pm

        Cheers dude! 😀

         

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