The First Reactions to Avengers: Infinity War Are Here and Just About Everybody Has Been Blown Away

Chris Evans as the exhausted, bloodied, and majestically hairy Captain America in Avengers: Infinity War.
Chris Evans as the exhausted, bloodied, and majestically hairy Captain America in Avengers: Infinity War.
Image: Marvel Studios

Last night, the press got to see Avengers: Infinity War, the culmination of a decades worth of Marvel movies that unites all your favorite heroes (and also Hawkeye) in one big mishmash of epic proportions. Although reviews aren’t available yet, critics have taken to social media to laud the movie—especially all the surprises it holds.

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Stay tuned to io9 later today for our full review of Infinity War, but for now, to whet your appetite, here’s a flavor of some of the reactions out of last night’s premiere, starting with our very own Germain Lussier and Jill Pantozzi:

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But perhaps one Twitter user put it best—famously noted movie critic Brie Larson, who also moonlights as the star of Captain Marvel:

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Turns out this movie might be pretty good, who could have guessed? Not long to go now for the rest of us to see it—Avengers: Infinity War finally hits theaters April 27.

James is a News Editor at io9, where you can find him delivering your morning spoilers, writing about superheroes, and having many feelings about Star Wars. He wants pictures. Pictures of Spider-Man!

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Meanwhile, at the premiere: