Film Analysis: Avengers Endgame


  • I chose this film because this is one of my favorite films and one of the most popular films in the world

Film Analysis

Film TitleAvengers Endgame
DirectorJoe Russo, Anthony Russo
CountryUnited States
If you could work on this film (change it), what would you change and why?nothing the film is very good but maybe keep iron man alive

Film information can be found at

As you view films, consider how the cuts, camera angles, shots, and movement work to create particular meanings. Think about how they establish space, privilege certain characters, suggest relationships, and emphasize themes. In addition to shot distances, angles, editing, and camera movement, note details of the narrative, setting, characters, lighting, props, costume, tone, and sound.

Ask yourself the following questions:

1. Who is the protagonist?Thanos
2. Who is the antagonist?Thanos
3. What is the conflict?the infinity stones ruined the world and people died and the avengers try to fix it
4. What is the theme or central, unifying concept? (summarize in one or two words)we should cherish the moments we have on this earth with our loved ones
5. How is the story told (linear, non-linear, with flashbacksflash-forwards, at regular intervals)linear
6. What “happens” in the plot (Brief description)?Adrift in space with no food or water, Tony Stark sends a message to Pepper Potts as his oxygen supply starts to dwindle. Meanwhile, the remaining Avengers — Thor, Black Widow, Captain America and Bruce Banner — must figure out a way to bring back their vanquished allies for an epic showdown with Thanos the evil demigod who decimated the planet and the universe.
7. How does the film influence particular reactions on the part of viewers (sound, editing,
characterization, camera movement, etc.)? Why does the film encourage such
it gives really good nostalgia from the editing. They edit in a bunch of easter eggs which make people think back of how that relates to the movie
8. Is the setting realistic or stylized? What atmosphere does the setting suggest? Do particular objects or settings serve symbolic functions?the setting is really realistic
9. How are the characters costumed and made-up? What does their clothing or makeup reveal about their social standing, ethnicity, nationality, gender, or age? How do costume and makeup convey character?superhero clothing
10. How does the lighting design shape our perception of character, space, or mood?the lighting is pretty dark because its giving a sad mood because everyone is gone
11. How do camera angles and camera movements shape our view of characters or spaces? What do you see cinematically?the camera work is very good every shot is very clear and crisp
12. What is the music’s purpose in the film? How does it direct our attention within the image? How does it shape our interpretation of the image? What stands out about the music?the music just gives you certain vibes and also gives you chills
13. How might industrial, social, and economic factors have influenced the film? Describe how this film influences or connects to a culture?this film influences people because it shows that we should cherish the moments we have on this earth with our loved ones before its too late
14. Give an example of what a film critic had to say about this film. Use credible sources and cite sources.Example: “The Shawshank Redemption Movie Review (1994) | Roger Ebert.” All Content. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 June 2015.
The only complaint about Avengers: Endgame is that it raises the bar so high that there may well never be a superhero movie to match it.
“Avengers Endgame movie review (2019) | Matthew Norman.” 28 April 2019
15. Select one scene no longer than 5 minutes that represents well the whole film and shows relevant cinematic elements. Write a one-sentence description of the scene and record the time of the scene.Example: from 1:05:00 to 1:10:00.Explain why you chose this scene.towards the end of the movie when after tony stark snaps his fingers and his body is really weak
16. In the selected scenewrite a sentence for each of the elements below to justify why this scene best represents the film:
a. Screenwriting:amazing screenwriting
b. Sound Design:sad music but lines up a beat of the sound to certain parts of the scenes
c. Camera Movements/Angles:amazing camera shots
d. Light Setup:dark lighting
e. Soundtrack/Score:lines up with the situation
18. What’s the socio-cultural context of this film?self sacrifice in the end iron man sacrifices himself to save everyone else

This worksheet was developed with ideas from many IB Film teachers, thus should remain in the Creative Commons

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