The last thirty minutes of The Avengers is mostly one big action sequence with aliens invading, Avengers fighting, and New York being ravaged. But this sequence is so well directed and exciting that audiences will enjoy nearly every second of it.
It is in this section of the film that Joss Whedon's direction truly stands out. His camera follows the action from one Avenger to the next, showing this battle sequence in all of its glory. It's truly a thrilling conclusion to a strong film and has kicked off the summer 2012 movie season with a bang.