The blurb up top makes it clear what happened. “The AV Club” is a collection of individuals. Some of them thought the film was pretty good, but enough of them really hated it that it made the list. And now the comment section is going to be dominated by 20-something white guys crying about it.
Ugh. Was afraid of that upon seeing the picture. The thigh-high boots mitigate it a little bit, but it has the same problem Superman's New 52 outfit had, too little color balance. It's even a little worse here because they stupidly refuse to have the yellow in the S-Shield. Should have added the yellow and added in… Read more
And what struck me about the animation was the color. Not just because it was animated, but how it set the mood for every scene. I can’t remember another Disney film that used color so well.
- The vibrant reds giving way to the clear sky for “Circle of Life”
- The cheery neons and pastels of “Just Can’t Wait To Be King”
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I laughed out loud when the page loaded and I saw the grade. This morning I saw the released clip of the “Hakuna Matata” scene and it’s just a disaster. I have to impose an outside, intellectual awareness that the characters on screen are supposed to be singing to understand what’s happening because it’s just not… Read more
I’m of two minds about it. On the one hand, I get not wanting to go back to the origin well again and all the necessary angst that entails; but on the other hand, it does feel like there’s a center missing here by being so circumspect about it (I think the only allusion to Uncle Ben in Homecoming is when Peter… Read more
Tony was only in space for three weeks.
Clint probably still got a salary from S.H.I.E.L.D. - or, as a spy, knew where to get lots of cash (he was killing off drug cartels, and they usually have cash laying around)
We don’t know it was his wife’s cell phone - it could have just as easily been a land-line, and he clearly… Read more
He does the Number Ones columns over there and they’re some of my favorite things to read every day. He’s putting in the work.