Each followers and critics broadly take into account Avengers: Age of Ultron to be the weakest of the 4 assemblies of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, and it appears clear from watching the film that Joss Whedon’s coronary heart was now not in it. Having acted because the steward of Part Two, the filmmaker was creatively burnt out and located himself continuously being overruled by the studio. It additionally appears like an uninspired rehash of the staff’s first outing, as an omnipotent villain travels throughout the globe with the intention of taking up the human race, earlier than the Avengers make one last stand in a heavily-populated space towards a military of faceless CGI creations.
Age of Ultron may not have lived as much as the hype and expectation that surrounded it, but it surely nonetheless stays an integral a part of the canon after introducing the likes of Scarlet Witch and Imaginative and prescient into the franchise. Not solely that, but it surely options among the best scenes within the MCU that doesn’t contain any superheroics in any respect, because the Avengers merely hang around after a celebration and shoot the breeze. In addition to giving the prospect for the interpersonal dynamics to shine after they’re not busy saving the world, followers immediately fell in love with the scene of the varied members trying to carry Thor’s hammer.
It might need ultimately created a Captain America plot gap, however Hawkeye was reluctant to even try to show if he’s worthy, dismissing the thought by saying he’s seen this trick earlier than. Which he did, in Jeremy Renner’s often-forgotten cameo in Thor, the place he watched the Odinson attempt to take again his trusty hammer from S.H.I.E.L.D., solely to see him fail.
You see, Clint Barton knew full properly that if even Thor himself was deemed unworthy for a time period, then no one else had an opportunity of with the ability to carry Mjolnir, which is why he wasn’t too eager on taking a stab at it. Even when he finally did ultimately.