Yes, exactly. WandaVision ended in typicall Marvel CGI sky-beam fashion, and people were annoyed at the lack of it opening up doors to bigger comic book realms and instead opting for a classic movie style battle. Read more
She’s supposed to be annoying, but I think ultimately we were supposed to understand that she was an extension or avatar of He Who Remains’ personality, not a character with her own agency or personality.
I think it works that way too. She clearly has feelings of some kind based on what she just did. It’s not “ho, hum. Accomplished my life’s goal...anybody feel like getting Thai?”
Thank you! People don’t know wtf they want. If it’s a big honking magical laser battle it’s bad, if it’s a philosophical/psychological discussion over consequences and ethics it’s bad or boring. Can’t win with some people. IMHO that final resolution of this show where they were just talking, was great and a hint of… Read more
This is why we can’t have nice things.
It’s odd to me that the people whining about a bigger arc not being at the core of WandaVision a la Mephisto, then shitting all over the big “Marvel style battle” at the end are the same people hating on the more thoughtful and arguably massive Kang reveal at the conclusion of Loki. I could watch Jonathan Majors sit… Read more
“Turn another park ride into a movie”? Have we all forgotten the original Tower of Terror from 1997 starring Steve Guttenberg and Kirsten Dunst? Because that was THE VERY FIRST Disney movie created from a Disney theme park ride. Read more
He sounds like a student in a film class that thinks he’s got some cool insight into narrative construction but, in reality, is going to grow up to be Brett Ratner.
I’m deciding on the minor note; how to end on a minor note. Unbreakable ends on a kind of a dip, right? He goes to the dark note, that minor note at the end. The guy you thought was the best friend is the villain….the minor note sticks to you forever.
That look on Joel Kinnaman’s face realizing he’s finally in a decent movie.
I think it’s mostly just a way to distinguish the two characters in peoples minds. To be honest, the entire history of Thor in the comics is as byzantine as a soap opera characters love life. Hell, even the MCU has retconned where Thor’s powers come from several times. Read more
She was also Chun Li back in the 90's!