WandaVision – Season 1 Episode 9

“The Series Finale” WandaVision completes its first and possibly only season with a climactic battle and a number of emotional resolutions that set up future events. Finales are always a tricky task as they come with a lot of expectations from the audience. WandaVision has excelled in a deliberate approach to fascinating character driven storytelling…

WandaVision – Season 1 Episode 8

“Previously On” WandaVision digs into Wanda’s history and fills in the blanks that led to the current situation while answering more lingering questions. Mystery storytelling inevitably has to get to the point where answers are delivered and whether those answers are satisfying will be partially down to the personal taste of the viewer with the…

WandaVision – Season 1 Episode 7

“Breaking the Fourth Wall” WandaVision starts to deliver more answer as Wanda starts to lose her grip on what she considers reality. I should start by saying that I had a less than positive reaction to the sitcom style of this particular episode though that is down to personal preference as it is lampooning the…

WandaVision – Season 1 Episode 6

“All-New Halloween Spooktacular!” WandaVision continues to move forward through the decades of sitcoms as Vision actively investigates his artificial surroundings. Many viewers will be especially eager to be provided with a definitive answer to their questions surrounding the cliffhanger ending of the previous episode. Is Pietro from another universe or is something else going on?…

X-Men: Dark Phoenix

The X-Men find themselves faced with a threat from within when one of their own gains unimaginable power that they are unable to control in Simon Kinberg’s X-Men: Dark Phoenix. It has been 19 years since the release of Bryan Singer’s X-Men; a film that would end up having a significant contribution to the superhero…

X-Men: Apocalypse

Bryan Singer gives us another dose of Mutant Mayhem with X-Men: Apocalypse; an entry that tries to be bigger than any X-Men film that we’ve had before. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing as sequels are designed to raise the stakes in such a way that the challenge feels different to the one in the…

On the Silver Screen – X-Men: Days of Future Past

Bryan Singer returns to the franchise he created with X-Men: Days of Future Past and basically proves that he should never have left in the first place. This film adapts the famous Chris Claremont comic book story Days of Future Past and unites both eras of cinematic X-Men characters in a way that is both…