An Avengers movie marathon was one of the first suggestions when FilmsFilmsFilms started the day-long movie events two and a half years ago. Thirteen marathons later and with Marvel just one more movie away from completing “phase two” of its cinema conquering grand plan, we finally strike the Avengers off the list.
There was some debate as to which character each member of FilmsFilmsFilms would come as; five identical Captain Americas would be embarrassing. But with only Thor conspicuous by his absence, it was a pretty solid line up; we even had a Hulk. There was also serious discussions over what films to include, with the entire “phase one” tranche of films totalling an backside numbing run time of twelve hours plus. The starting point was clear though, Jon Favreau’s Iron Man (2008).
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