What If…? – Season 1 Episode 6

“…Killmonger Rescued Tony Stark?”

What If…? goes back to the very beginning of the Marvel Cinematic Universe but diverts from the events of Iron Man with Killmonger rescuing Tony Stark before he could be taken prisoner.

Kneel Before Pod – Wanda All Along (168)

WandaVision recently completed its highly talked about run so Kneel Before Pod got together to break it down in detail. The discussion covers sitcom storytelling, the need to be a Marvel property and existential philosophy. Craig can be found on this very site and over on Podcast 616 on the We Made This podcast network….

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?…

WandaVision – Season 1 Episode 5

“On a Very Special Episode…” WandaVision heads into the second half of the season with a massive change in tone and further revelations to be pondered. The way this show has been developing is endlessly interesting to me. What it offers is an engaging mystery that is intensely focused on the involved characters with each…

WandaVision – Season 1 Episode 4

“We Interrupt this Program” Wandavision starts to answer some of the questions established so far with a detour to the world outside the artificial sitcom reality. Mysteries are always a tricky proposition in entertainment because they inevitably have to be solved and delivering a satisfying resolution in a way that feels organic is really difficult….