Monthly Archives: March 2021
Zack Snyder’s Justice League (2021)
Starring: Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Henry Cavill, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Ezra Miller
Directed By: Zack Snyder
After years of debate over its existence, the heavily mythologized “Snydercut” of 2017’s Justice League has arrived on HBO Max, all four hours of it. The trial and tribulations of getting this thing over the starting line are well documented elsewhere, and I have not the drive nor inclination to recap it here, but despite the demands, vitriol, and sheer ridiculousness of this thing, it’s here, and you know what?
It’s pretty good.Read the rest of this entry
TV Review: Wandavision
In a different world, Wandavision would’ve been the smack in the middle of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s output. But in the (almost over) hellscape that is our current reality, Wandavision ended up not only being the first Marvel Studios release since Avengers: Endgame, it ended up being the first Marvel Studios project to release in over a year after Spider-Man: Far From Home. Being the first Disney+ Marvel series would be hype enough, but adding the unforeseen reality of being the first output from the studio to satiate rabid fans of the Marvel characters meant that the hype was pretty much off the charts each episode. Youtubers and casual fans alike had their own theories for what would unfold throughout the series, from the arrival of the X-Men in the MCU to Reed Richards to Mephisto, and guess what? None of that happened. But what did happen was a truly effective character study putting the focus on a character that’s been through a lot of things throughout the MCU saga so far, but given little time to process it: Wanda Maximoff.Read the rest of this entry