It's 2021, we're almost done with the year yet Marvel continuous to have this choke-hold position on its fans as we talk about the MCU yet again (and twice more after this) with 'What If...?'. This boldly animated show takes to the multiverse to explore a reality far different from the one we have been … Continue reading ‘What If…?’ Falls Victim Yet Again to the MCU’s Formula.
The much-needed albeit unplanned hiatus from Marvel Studios is paying off quite intensely with four MCU projects having debuted this year alone. Some were groundbreaking (WandaVision) and some were genuinely questionable (Falcon and The Winter Soldier). 'Loki' takes the good and the bad of both those projects and implements them in a season that's incredibly … Continue reading ‘Loki’: Season 1 is A Chaotic Mess And I Lived For It.
To feel comforted is to feel nostalgic, safe and loved. Whether it's mom's homemade shepherd's pie, a piece of entertainment that speaks to the soul or even a favourite blanket. If something is comforting to you, it is because it's feeding what makes you... you! To put it in simple terms, Pixar's latest film 'Luca' … Continue reading ‘Luca’ Is Pixar’s Greatest Comfort Movie.
While Disney Princesses have never gone out of style with both reimagined fairy-tales and new faces, the Disney Villains brand has seen better days. What were once wicked, villainous and most importantly, stylish characters are now well-acted imitations. There simply hasn't been an original and entertaining Disney Villain since Mother Gothel... eleven years ago. The … Continue reading ‘Cruella’: The Art of Reimagining a Disney Villain.
When it came to watching 'The Falcon and The Winter Soldier' every week, the show proved to be an entertaining and thrilling ride. However once I had some time to really process that finale, it became clear to me just how big of a mess this show was. While the show does get its most … Continue reading ‘The Falcon and The Winter Soldier’ Is Flawed But It Gets One Thing Right.
When you finish a movie, there's a chance you might not know how to feel about it. Maybe you needed time or even a rewatch. However with certain movies, you get a clear opinion on the movie the minute the credits start rolling. 'Raya and the Last Dragon' is one of those movies for me. … Continue reading ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ Is Perfectly Average.
As she steps into the black-and-white sheen of the sitcom she had just created, Wanda Maximoff enters a world of ignorant bliss, free from the cruel pain the real world had to offer her. A sense of unknowing relief washes over her as she meets with her true lover, Vision. Her soul broken down with … Continue reading How ‘WandaVision’ Explores Identity In The Face of Grief.
Despite making these past nine Fridays something to look forward to, Marvel's 'WandaVision' has unfortunately ended. With the appropriately titled 'The Series Finale' airing yesterday, it's time to take a look at the finale itself and how it altered the overall quality of the show. Was it the finale you expected? Probably not. Did it … Continue reading ‘WandaVision’ Ends Not With a Finale But With A Pause Button.
In a year where Hollywood came to a grinding halt, television has risen up to the occassion in spectacular fashion. Never has Netflix felt like such a necessity. Along with music, the only piece of consistent entertainment we could look forward to was television. Whether it was a weekly escape or an eight-hour binge session, … Continue reading My Top 10 Shows of 2020!