Anyhow, if you don't know much about the Avengers aside from the previous movies on Iron Man, Captain America, and Thor, you'll be just fine and the movie does an excellent job of introducing exactly who each character is and the story's setup. If you're a die-hard Marvel fan, there will be a lot of awesome references for you to catch.
Surprisingly, the film also incredibly funny; in a sense, it's not TOO surprising since Iron Man, Thor, and Captain America had some funny moments as well, but this movie beats all three in hilariously witty moments in my opinion.
Lastly, the only thing that was arguably better than the movie itself (for me) was the post-credits sequence which sets up the events to come...
WARNING: DO NOT READ THE SPOILER IF YOU HAVEN'T SEEN THE MOVIE YET
In any event, I'm ecstatic over this. Is there anyone else here that's a big Marvel buff and was geeking out over the ending and post-credits sequence? And what were your favorite parts of the movie?
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