Catch Up on All the Avengers Backstory in This Handy Explainer

In the olden days, action movies didn't need 7 minutes primers
By Bailey Johnson
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron is only a week away. It should be a good one. Lots of action. Lots of explosions. Lots of… plot? Yes, it seems the Marvel universe has gotten a wee bit complicated over the past ten superhero films. If you don’t know your S.H.I.E.L.D.s from your Infinity Stones, this helpful video is for you.

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  • This handy explainer comes from the good folks at Vulture. Hopefully, you’ll be prepared walking into the movie theater on May 1 (or whenever you decide to see this CGI-heavy action spectacle). If not just remember these three simple rules: Hydra = Bad. S.H.I.E.L.D. = Good (usually). Infinity Stones = Probably important. Hawkeye = Kinda underpowered compared to his peers.