Still enjoyable on the second viewing. A few of the jokes didn't do it for me as much (perhaps it was because I was in a much less populated theater), but I've come to appreciate Thanos as one of the best villains in the MCU.
Although it took a while for this movie to get going for me, once it did, I was into it. It's amazing at how the superhero genre is simultaneously being blatantly made fun of while also achieving all the common story beats along the way. It's what makes this such a great parody in that it knows what the audience expects in this type of movie, it makes in-jokes to make the audience feel like a part of the process,…
-Fun action scenes, pretty exciting to see the war take to the beach like many World War II films of old.
-Really neat to see a closer look at the Rebels. We have the more organized Rebellion with Mon Mothma and Senator Organa present. We also have the extremists who also oppose the Empire, but go about their opposition in a much more violent way.
-Lots of nods to the original trilogy, which is to be expected. A little too…
I still don't think it's the time for spoilers so I will be brief and vague. I enjoyed so many things in this movie. I am invested in the characters and it isn't tied down to a formula like The Force Awakens. My fear was that it would be just like Empire Strikes Back and it totally isn't. It gets a little long-winded at times, but the curveballs keep everyone on the edge of their seats. This is a very satisfying entry in the Star Wars saga.