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“It still makes me laugh thinking that Punisher: War Zone was unspooling in theatres while outside people were Christmas shopping,” says Patton Oswalt, Emmy Award-winning comedian, writer, actor, and author. “I don’t think they were doing any kind of courageous counter-programming - it felt like a studio dump.”

One of the film’s loudest champions and everyone’s imaginary internet bestie isn’t wrong.

For fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, there are three big, burning questions at this moment. First, what's the title of Avengers 4? Second, when will we see a trailer? And third, what's happening with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3? Answers to those questions will inform other, secondary questions (like what movies will be released in 2020?), but, so far, we have no definitive answers.

Whenever the credits roll on a movie showing these days, you've probably noticed that while some people get up and leave, a lot - perhaps even yourself among them - stay put. Whether it's Marvel, DC, or any other big franchise, audiences have been trained to wait for a little snippet at the very end. Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige, one of the driving architects behind that decade of behaviour modification, had no idea that would be the case at first.