When Kenneth Branagh directed Marvel Cinematic Universe to begin dominating Hollywood. It proved that the mishmash of aesthetics that make up the shared Marvel universe could work on film. That burden was, as it turns out, a lot of pressure.
Joe and Anthony Russo, directors of Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, couldn’t show up to Hall H of San Diego Comic-Con two months after the release of their movie and not do something big. And that’s exactly what they did.
There’s a scene about a third of the way into Avengers: Endgame that has three levels of surprise. Two of them, everyone gets. But the third one is only for a very select group of people: fantasy football players.