Yesterday, (June 7) is was reported one Marvel super-fan in America has watched Avengers: Infinity War many, many times.
Not your average fan who might’ve seen it twice in one week, oh no! Since its release a little over a month ago, Nem ‘The Infinity Watcher’ has seen the blockbuster a whopping 43 times.
If you’re doing the math and thinking no way, it doesn’t add up, gimme some proof, well check out the guy’s Twitter feed.
He posts a picture each and every time he takes a trip to the cinema to see Infinity War:
— Nem: The Infinity Watcher (@NemRaps) May 5, 2018
— Nem: The Infinity Watcher (@NemRaps) May 17, 2018
— Nem: The Infinity Watcher (@NemRaps) May 26, 2018
As one person put it:
Bro, Avengers: Infinity Wars is 2h40mins long. 2hr40mins = 160 mins. 160 mins x 41 times watching the movie = 6,560 mins. 6,560 mins = 109.333 HOURS. Nem, you’ve spent almost FIVE days just watching this movie. STOP IT, GET SOME HELP!
However, his journey is far from over. Today, (June 8), there’s a bit of news that’ll probably see Nem either finally get some rest, or double down and rack up even more views.
If you’re wondering what all the fuss is about, check out the trailer here:
Nem’s die-hard dedication to Marvel seems to have paid off though, as he’s only gone and bagged himself an invitation to the premiere of Avengers 4!
As expected, he took to Twitter to share the news, saying:
Listen, the last 12 hours have been a whirlwind of amazingness. People started to catch on that I was watching this movie a whole bunch of times.
A lot of news articles was written about me, I was trending on Twitter for a little bit there, IMAX got word of me and offered me 50 free tickets to keep the streak going. [sic]
But the real news was yet to come and he added:
On top of all that, the Russo brothers themselves, the directors of the film, followed me on Twitter and told me up in the DMs, that I have a free ticket to the Avengers 4 premiere next year.
As Comicbook reports, the directors made contact with the superfan after a whirlwind of tweets about Nem caught their attention and alerted them to his story.
Nem you did it! Congrats! Time to maybe take a break from the Marvel universe and see something else, right?
Okay so listen, how we gonna celebrate? You know what we do. We back at the movie theatre. AMC. Hitting it up. We gonna watch Infinity War for the 44th time!
— Nem: The Infinity Watcher (@NemRaps) June 7, 2018
Well the guy obviously knows what he likes. Enjoy it, Nem.
As for what he can expect from the next Avengers film, nothing about the plot has been revealed just yet, but directors Joe and Anthony Russo told Collider, in terms of sheer scale, it’s going to be even more epic than Infinity War.
Here’s what we know so far:
It’s pretty long. I don’t want to say how long it is because people tend to get really excited.
We like it to play at a certain pace, so I’m sure we’ll squeeze it. We have a whole year of work left in that movie. I do think it’ll be longer than Avengers 3.
No matter how long it is, there’ll be one dedicated guy in the cinema that’s for sure.
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Charlie Cocksedge is a journalist at UNILAD. He graduated from the University of Manchester with an MA in Creative Writing, where he learnt how to write in the third person, before getting his NCTJ. His work has also appeared in such places as The Guardian, PN Review and the bin.