Tag Archives: Disney

‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ Marvel’s most happy-go-lucky romp, but who cares anymore?

7/10 It’s really hard to care about post-Endgame Marvel movies. The point of these things, particularly post-pandemic, seems to be that of a soft blanket, comfort food ad infinitum. Thor: Love and Thunder could be one of the series’ most … Continue reading

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This has all gotten a little too weird, hasn’t it?

Disney has made Pixar make a Marvel movie for its Star Wars pastiche character in order to capitalize on the brand recognition of a brand that does not exist. This has all gotten a little too weird, hasn’t it?

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‘Multiverse’ runs wild and mad as my love-hate for MCU deepens

8/10 The history of the MCU and the Disney empire generally is a history of the struggle between directors and what has effectively become a second studio system. Massive names like Jon Favreau, Edgar Wright, Gareth Edwards, Phil Lord and … Continue reading

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‘No Way Home,’ no way back

8/10 Spider-Man: No Way Home is everything you want from it. No expense has been spared, no stone is left unturned, no fan is left unserviced. If you have a question about this movie, the answer is “Yes!” This is … Continue reading

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Magical, musical ‘Encanto’ delights

8/10 In Encanto, off-brand Pixar does Colombian X-Men. This crazed Mad Lib is a real movie, and it’s pretty good. Colombia- As Alma Madrigal (María Cecilia Botero, with Olga Merediz stepping in for singing parts) flees an unspecified conflict in … Continue reading

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