Is Avengers: Endgame worth three hours of your life? Critics laud the climax of the superhero series

Mail Online | 4/23/2019 | Andrew Bullock For Mailonline
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The critics have spoken: Avengers Endgame is a cinematic triumph.

As the climax to Marvel's epic movie series gears up for general release this week, the verdict appears to be a resounding thumbs up from film pundits across the globe, with the likes of The Guardian branding the finale 'a sugar rush of delirious enjoyment' and Vanity Fair lauding it 'a rich and rewarding conclusion'.

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And at three hours and one minute in length, the New York Times insists it's more than worth the outstretched run time.

'There are roughly 10,860 seconds nestled in between the quiet, spooky opening and the last bit of end credits,' writes A.O. Scott. 'Which means that whatever a ticket costs in your neighborhood, “Avengers: Endgame” might count as a bargain.

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'It’s shorter than “Titanic,” “The Godfather Part II” or Luchino Visconti’s “The Leopard.” And while the time doesn’t exactly fly, it don’t drag either. The two hours and forty minutes of "Infinity War" felt infinitely longer.

'Settling scores, wrapping up loose ends and taking a victory lap — the main objects of the game this ostensibly last time around — generate some comic sparks as well as a few honest tears.'

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The Mirror awards the film five stars - as do the majority of the reviews - and compares it to the final movie in the Lord Of The Rings trilogy.

'This easily matches The Lord Of The Rings: The Return of the King, for magnificent scope and sweep, and that epic equalled the all-time best Oscar haul with 11 wins,' Chris Hunneysett pens.

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The Guardian's Peter Bradshaw writes: 'I have to admit, in all its surreal grandiosity, in all its delirious absurdity, there is a huge sugar rush of excitement to this mighty finale, finally interchanging with euphoric emotion and allowing us to say poignant farewells.

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