I’m a couple of weeks late with this list, but time and the holidays make fools of us all. The first season of the Hawkeye TV show on Disney+ came and went and it was an utter delight! Marvel Studios is doing a wonderful job adapting their movie characters into TV shows, and I have enjoyed every one — especially Hawkeye. From just liking Clint Barton on the big screen, to looking forward to the introduction of Kate Bishop, I had high hopes for the Hawkeye show from the very beginning. And it lived up to the hype and then some.
TV Rating: 9/10 – Great.
I will admit that these Marvel shows aren’t all grand and wonderful television. There are shows that are more dramatic and engaging, shows that are more inventive. But in terms of creating enjoyable TV shows out of MCU characters and properties, these Disney+ shows — and especially Hawkeye — are doing a great job. They’re hugely fun, very entertaining, and use the characters in fun and cool ways. I think Marvel Studios is nailing it in their quest to expand onto the small screen, and I really look forward to the movies and shows interacting and intersecting even more. The pandemic pumped the brakes on that, but it’s only a matter of time.
Join me after the jump for my full thoughts/review of the Hawkeye TV show. Expect FULL SPOILERS for the show! And feel free to share your own thoughts in the comments!Read the rest of this entry
Shang-Chi and the Legend of Ten Rings comes out this week, so how about some Black Widow fun? How about the video of How Black Widow Should Have Ended! There is indeed an annoying amount of Batman and Superman in this video, but the rest is quality alternate ending stuff!
This is a good way to start a hopefully Marvel-filled week of fun!
I’m feeling pretty lazy on this random Thursday. Got a lot to do today for work and not much else to talk about for blog. So how about some Honest Trailers to randomly watch while the world passes us by?
Like the Honest Trailer for Black Widow.
Or the Honest Trailer for Space Jam: A New Legacy.
Such is the world we are living in that such idle joys are available to watch. They almost seem quaint at this point. I’m pretty sure everybody’s moved over to Pitch Meeting anyway.
At long last, after two years, we’ve finally got a major Marvel superhero movie in theaters! As an unapologetic Marvel fanboy, I was thrilled to see Black Widow on the big screen and enjoy another wonderful action film. And I’m very pleased to see the big box office numbers, meaning other people were just as happy to get out and watch Black Widow.
Movie Rating: 8/10 – Very Good.
I very much enjoyed Black Widow. I don’t really have any gripes or complaints or nitpicks. I know the online conversation around this movie has involved a lot of picks and nits here and there, but I am not one of those people. I enjoyed everything about this film. I don’t consider it one of Marvel’s all-time best or in the upper echelon of Marvel films. I just consider it another solid, enjoyable, well-made Marvel movie. And, honestly, I can feel a bit of that Marvel magic with this one. It’s hard to explain.
But I’m going to do my best! Join me after the jump for my thoughts and review of Black Widow. Expect FULL SPOILERS for the movie.Read the rest of this entry
The Black Widow movie is coming out this weekend and I’ve already got my ticket for the early showing! I can’t wait for a new Marvel movie after this two year absence. What can I say? I’m an unapologetic Marvel fan boy! I’m excited for the film and very excited for what it might introduce going forward.
We may get a Black Widow 2 one of these days.
I haven’t seen the movie yet, but everybody seems pretty convinced that Florence Pugh’s Yelena Belova will take over as the MCU’s new Black Widow. Sounds like a good idea to me. There are a ton of different directions to take such a character, with the most obvious being a sequel that sees Yelena go off on her own Russian adventures. If that’s the case, Marvel is going to need to dust off some of their classic Russian superheroes and villains to make a showing. The Black Widow movie will introduce Red Guardian, so what about the rest?
Join me after the jump for an enclave of Marvel’s Russian characters who are just waiting for a sequel opportunity!Read the rest of this entry