Tag Archives: Black Widow

‘Eternals’ vibrant plot full of big ideas held down by MCU-enforced technical weaknesses

4/10 Eternals has long been built up as a shift in direction for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and boy, is it ever. There’s a new production mentality, a new story mentality, new story directions and relaxed series rules. It’s more … Continue reading

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Crouching Marvel, hidden action

3/10 Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings has a lot of good components, but they never really come together, and the put-together product is instead so forgettable you can sometimes forget you’re in the process of watching it. … Continue reading

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Stop what you’re doing and go see ‘Snake Eyes’

9/10 Snake Eyes is the movie people like to pretend MCU movies still are. An underground street fighter known only as Snake Eyes (Henry Golding) drifts from job to job down the West Coast looking for the man who killed … Continue reading

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The MCU you loved has been gone for a while now

6/10 It’s finally here! After almost 20 years of development, 11 years of the character existing in the background, seven years of that with an infamously mangled backstory, and more than a year of pandemic-related delay, Black Widow finally has … Continue reading

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COVID-19 is strong, but not as strong as family

3/10 F9: The Fast Saga parks itself in a completely incomparable place in movie history. With a $70 million debut followed by a $29.1 million performance over the long Independence Day weekend, it is this movie that christens the post-pandemic … Continue reading

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