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  • Avengers: Infinity War finally developed the MCU's Thanos and his motivations, but with a new twist. 1 / 9

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  • Instead of trying to woo Death (as in the comics), Thanos wants to kill half of the universe to save the remainder. 2 / 9

  • Thanos was presented as being altruistic rather than a one-note villain. 3 / 9

  • This seemed to mimic real-life mad men, so Avengers: Endgame could explain why the Avengers are better. 4 / 9

  • But Endgame sidelines this idea by focusing on time-travel... 5 / 9

  • ...and giving a younger one-note Thanos little screen-time. 6 / 9

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  • By not exploring why the Avengers are more powerful and loving than Thanos... 7 / 9

  • ...Endgame wastes Infinity War's powerful plot for the heroes and villain. 8 / 9

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