Weekend Watch – Assessing The Implications Of Avengers: Endgame
Welcome to Weekend Watch, a recurring feature where we highlight some of the best geek-related videos around the web. Whether it’s short films, behind-the-scenes clips, video essays, or top 10 countdowns, the only requirement is that they are about our favorite geeky topics!
WARNING: This post contains heavy spoilers for Avengers: Endgame. Don’t say you weren’t warned!
In this week’s edition of Weekend Watch, we’re celebrating the massive success of Avengers: Endgame by taking a look into the potential future of the MCU. Starting things off with a Top 10 list, we quickly movie into a video that tries to predict the new Avengers lineup. Afterward, we have a coupe of videos exploring who/what the next intergalactic threat in the MCU could be.
Following this, we have duo of videos that try to deduce the fate of certain characters moving forward. Finally, we’ll close things out with a lengthy spoiler-filled discussion about the future of the MCU in general.
Top 10 MCU Movies We Want To See After Avengers: Endgame
Top 10 Nerd offers 10 movies they want to see after Avengers: Endgame. Their video has a nice mix of already-announced movies and wish list of characters that fans have wanted for years.
The New MCU Avengers (Phase 4 and Beyond)
Up next, Key Issues takes a look at the potential Avengers lineup into Phase four and beyond. Obviously this more of a prediction than anything else, but it’s a pretty solid nonetheless. Their thumbnail image gives away their picks, but the video does a good job of explaining the reasoning behind them. Aside from the usual suspects, it also explores the potential future for some of its supporting characters.
After Avengers: Endgame – The Next Possible Major Villains In The MCU
This video from GameSpot Universe takes a look at some of the possibilities for the MCU’s next big bads. Before the release of Avengers: Endgame, fans were already beginning to theorize about the next major villain(s) that would appear in the MCU. The question of who will cause the Avengers to assemble is still a big unknown. This video does a good job of rounding out some likely possibilities moving forward.
How Avengers: Endgame Sets Up Galactus
Speaking of potential cosmic villains moving forward, this video from Everything Always explores how the film might have already begun to set up the Devourer of Worlds. Using some evidence from Avengers: Endgame, it runs through the reasons why Galactus could be the next big threat.
What Avengers Endgame Means For Spider-Man: Far From Home
Our next pair of videos comes from IGN, the first of which tries to make sense of what Avengers: Endgame might imply for Spider-Man: Far From Home. The ending of former was a bit confusing in terms of where the latter fits into the larger timeline. While this video claims that a “source” confirmed the Spidey-sequel is set after Endgame, it’s not confirmed yet. Time will tell, considering that Far From Home is the official conclusion to Phase Three.
The Future of Iron Man In The MCU
The second video from IGN ponders the future of Iron Man in the MCU. Iron Man has remained the lynchpin of the Infinity Saga. However, Tony’s death means there’s also room for someone else to eventually take up the mantle. This video analyzes the characters that might be able to replace Tony, both in terms of tech and intellect.
What Avengers: Endgame Means For The Future Of The MCU
Closing things out, we have a nice audio podcast that comes from the folks over at Slashfilm. Naturally there are some recurring points that we’ve already covered. However, this lengthy video covers much more ground that goes further in depth that before. But it’s a great spoiler filled discussion that covers the gamut of ways Avengers: Endgame lays the groundwork for the future of the MCU.
What are your thoughts on the future of the MCU? Make sure to let us know in the comment section below!