Its been just over a decade since the magnificent creature Kevin Feige birthed what will go down in history as the most successful film franchise to ever grace the silver screen: the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Audiences have laughed, cried, and been enraptured by storytelling that has changed both the film industry and the way we consume our media, even being considered some of the best action movies of the decade. It goes without saying that in order to accomplish a feat of this magnitude, the world-building over the past decade has been grounded in the milestone moments that pepper the MCU's catalogue; not all of them are dramatic. Heck, not all of them are from the films, but they are all important for laying the groundwork for the next decade of properties that will be introduced into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Keep in mind, we're looking at the big picture here, so that A-Force tease in Avengers: Endgame or Peter meeting Liz's dad in Spider-Man: Homecoming, while awesome narrative points, aren't tentpoles of the MCU.
Here are some of the most important narrative moments in the MCU that happened in the 2010s.