The culmination of Marvel’s 11-year gameplan is a cinematic juggling act whose success is an unlikely achievement.
With production issues and a shift in the franchise’s creative team, Joss Whedon’s final MCU entry has just enough to work.
It’s not perfect, but the Russo brothers’ conspiracy-thriller take on the MCU turned its eye inward to the more explicitly political.
An unlikely team of heroes could have been a cliché, but Joss Whedon’s first foray into the MCU worked because it toyed with its moving parts.
Jon Favreau’s 2010 followup to the first film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe also shows the weaknesses of worldbuilding over structure.
Adam Driver, Scarlett Johansson & Noah Baumbach are all at their career best in a compassionate look at divorce.
(This dispatch is part of our coverage of the 2019 Chicago International Film Festival.) Welp, CIFF keeps chugging […]
The MCU reaches a climax of sorts with the ambitious, three-hour Endgame, a satisifying end to the 11-year Marvel mythos to date.