It seems the MCU’s biggest risk didn’t pay off. Marvel Studios’ Eternals is one of the latest projects of the MCU and is currently the lowest-rated MCU movie and the lowest-grossing MCU movie. The movie’s gross can be attributed to the pandemic’s effect on the movie industry but the reviews can’t. Despite being mauled by critics; Eternals is far from the worst thing to come … Continue reading WHY SO SERIOUS: MARVEL’S ETERNALS
Encanto, the latest animated movie from Disney/Pixar, is a masterpiece of visuals, voice acting, musical numbers, and storytelling. This movie managed to capture the true essence of family expectations, intergenerational trauma, and hidden pressure in this movie. Using superpowers, the Madrigal family helps the community living in their sanctuary (Encanto) but they have to wrestle with the responsibilities that come with that. At the heart … Continue reading HOW ENCANTO TREATS SUPERPOWERS AND THE SUPERPOWERED
Based on the popular comic book series created by Robert Kirkman and Cory Walker, Invincible follows the story of Mark Grayson (voiced by Steven Yeun), son of the most powerful hero on the planet; Omni-Man (voiced by J.K. Simmons). As he is introduced to the greater world of heroes around him, Mark struggles with his powers and the realization that his father may not be … Continue reading IS INVINCIBLE PORTRAYED PROPERLY?
How exactly does Zemo work in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier? Continue reading THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER: HOW ZEMO SHIFTS THE DYNAMIC?
Based on the Dark Horse comic book line created by Gerard Way, the Umbrella Academy focuses on a dysfunctional family of heroes who must put aside their differences and save the world. The original comics contained very different material from what would be typically seen from other comics. The Netflix adaptation made some changes to those genre-defying norms to create a more grounded show. But … Continue reading THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY: WHAT SIGNIFICANT CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE TO THE SOURCE MATERIAL?
Amazon’s hit series and satirical take on superheroes, politics, social media, and…life basically, The Boys chronicles the story of the team of Billy Butcher, Hughie Campbell, Frenchie, Mother’s Milk, and The Female as they take on morally corrupt heroes and the world that enables them. Thanks to some insightful edits on Garth Ennis’s genre-defying comic books, The Boys is a lot more mature with its … Continue reading THE BOYS: WHO IS SOLDIER BOY?
Sam and Bucky might have more to contend with than you think… Continue reading THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Before Wakanda, we had Zamunda… Continue reading COMING TO AMERICA – WHERE HAS THE CAST BEEN?
The Mandalorian, created by Jon Favreau for Disney+, is some of the best content set in a galaxy far far away. Set in the Star Wars universe, after the fall of the Empire in Return of the Jedi and before the rise of the First Order, the Mandalorian manages to tell great Star Wars stories without focusing on the eternal struggle between Jedi and Sith. … Continue reading IS THE MANDALORIAN OVER?