Everything is Broken in the End – Review of “Loki” Episode Six “For All Time. Always.”

If you enjoy this review, consider using the Buy Me A Coffee link on the right to show your support. Supporters and Members get early access to posts like this, as well as exclusives only available on Buy Me A Coffee. Just like that, Loki establishes the next major arc for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. … Continue reading Everything is Broken in the End – Review of “Loki” Episode Six “For All Time. Always.”

Apocalypse Now – Review of “Loki” Episode Two “The Variant”

Poster Art for "Loki". Source It’s the end of the world and that’s the best place to hide out if you’re a Time Variant running a one-person war against a nigh-omnipotent authority like the Time Variance Agency. From start to finish, Episode Two “The Variant” was an enjoyable ride that propelled the story forward and … Continue reading Apocalypse Now – Review of “Loki” Episode Two “The Variant”

Discovering Your Purpose – Review of “Loki” Episode One “Glorious Purpose”

Source. One good thing I can say about Marvel Studio’s output is that I am consistently amazed at how consistent it is. There have been dips in quality over the years (looking directly at you Thor: The Dark World and Agents of SHIELD) but overall, Marvel has managed to produce quality content for over a … Continue reading Discovering Your Purpose – Review of “Loki” Episode One “Glorious Purpose”

The Real Captain America – Review of “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” Episode 6 “One World, One People”

And with that, the first season of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier comes to a satisfying, if bittersweet end. So far, I’ve greatly enjoyed Marvel Studios foray into episodic television, with Wandavision tackling grief and how it manifests and now The Falcon and The Winter Soldier tackling issues of race and class politics. There’s … Continue reading The Real Captain America – Review of “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” Episode 6 “One World, One People”

Harsh Truths – Review of “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” Episode Five “Truth”

After Episode Four, I think we all needed a breather and The Falcon and The Winter Soldier provided one with this week’s episode, “Truth”. Consequences, repercussions, and harsh truths were served up in this episode. But there were also lies and deceptions behind those truths, as seen throughout the interpersonal moments. There’s a lot to … Continue reading Harsh Truths – Review of “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” Episode Five “Truth”

Corrupted Symbols – Review of “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” episode 4 “The Whole World is Watching”

Whoa… That’s really all I could think at the end of episode 4 of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier. In an episode that didn’t lack in any category (I’d say this is easily the best episode of the series to date), the ending left its mark on me and the people I was watching … Continue reading Corrupted Symbols – Review of “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” episode 4 “The Whole World is Watching”

Enemies Become Allies – Review of “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” Episode 3 “Power Broker”

When you have to turn to a villain for assistance, you know you’ve reached a moral tipping point. It’s a classic trope, made most famous by The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal Lecter. Descending further into the underworld of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Power Broker”, the third episode in The Falcon and The Winter … Continue reading Enemies Become Allies – Review of “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” Episode 3 “Power Broker”

The Weight We Carry – Review of “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” Episode 2″The Star-Spangled Man”

All of us carry the weight of our associations, friendships, loves, and family throughout our lives. Sometimes, the weight is light and we hardly ever notice. And there are times where it hangs around our shoulders, dragging us to our knees and keeping us there. Episode 2 of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, titled … Continue reading The Weight We Carry – Review of “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” Episode 2″The Star-Spangled Man”

Finding a New Hero – Review of “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” Episode One “New World Order”

The Falcon and The Winter Solider poster art. Source It’s that time again and there’s a new Marvel show to watch on Disney Plus. “New World Order”, the first episode of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, places the audience six months after the events of Avengers: Endgame, with Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes both … Continue reading Finding a New Hero – Review of “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” Episode One “New World Order”

The Final Stage of Grief – Review of “WandaVision” Episode 9 “The Series Finale”

The final stage of grief is acceptance and it’s the one that most of us have the most difficulty reaching. All of us have lost someone we love, someone who helped define us and make us the person we are today. Getting to the point of accepting they are no longer going to be with … Continue reading The Final Stage of Grief – Review of “WandaVision” Episode 9 “The Series Finale”