Tag Archives: Marvel

‘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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‘Morbius’ a disorganized, obviously incomplete disaster

1/10 Morbius would be an absolute disaster if approached as a completed movie, but the reality of it is worse. Despite having been initially slated for release way back in July 2020, the theatrical release is obviously a work in … Continue reading

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‘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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