Of all the ‘split-the-last-book-into-two’ I would argue this has been the most successful. And the most justified given the source material. The final film is probably my fave of the entire series. And the emotional climax in Harry witnessing Snape’s montage of memories - with the editing and the music - is one of its… Read more
I wouldn’t say that Monáe can’t act, more that she needs strong direction to work well. I found her plenty good in Hidden Figures, Homecoming and even Antebellum (which isn’t a great movie, but she did well). I’m pretty confident that Johnson can draw out a great performance from her. Read more
Said this on io9, but I would like to have seen him at the very end. Not saving the day or interacting with Wanda at all, but coming in after she left.
Mid-Credit scene (after Monica and the Skrull, but before Wanda sipping tea and learning magic):
A hand knocks on a door.
Agnes, trapped as Agatha, opens up: “Helloooo.… Read more
Eh. Having Amber be a black girl who volunteers at her old community centre in the inner-city is meaningfully different from her being a white girl who volunteers at an inner-city community centre.
I was discussing with a friend I enjoy this significantly more than Falcon and the Winter Soldier. That was all big budget and impressive this is just fun and exciting enough that I'm thoroughly entertained.