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WandaVision - Episodes 5-7 - Review

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These last 3 episodes have a lot going for them. They introduced Pietro, kept the sitcom format, but also expanded into the larger MCU story. The acting in this show is some of the MCU's best, as are the call backs and Easter eggs. Olsen and Bettany are truly doing Emmy worthy work, changing tones on a dime. However, the MVP of the show is quickly becoming Kathryn Hahn. Agnes has been there since day one, but her tonal shift and commitment to each line is absolutely perfect. The reveal at the end of episode 7 of her as the villain, Agatha Harkness is one of the shows best moments. The "Agatha All Along" jingle is one of the most catchy tunes in the MCU. Bringing Evan Peters on to play Pietro is a stroke of genius. He played the same character in the X-Men movies, and regardless of whether this is the same version of the character or not, it was a smart move to "recast" him since it was not Wanda that created him. It also plays into the sitcom trope of the siblin

2021 Arrowverse Roundup - Week 05

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  This week was a very personal one on both shows. Batwoman and Black Lightning both dealt with demons of their past. Below is a breakdown of all of the Arrowverse stuff that aired this week. It is part review, part speculation, part analysis, and part rambling. It is organized in the order they aired throughout the week, so feel free to scroll down to whatever ones you watch. If you want to get caught up, you can use my Arrowverse Viewing Order guide to help you navigate!

2021 Arrowverse Roundup - Week 04

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  This week we got to journey back to Freeland and check in on the Pierce family on the Black Lightning season premiere! Below is a breakdown of all of the Arrowverse stuff that aired this week. It is part review, part speculation, part analysis, and part rambling. It is organized in the order they aired throughout the week, so feel free to scroll down to whatever ones you watch. If you want to get caught up, you can use my Arrowverse Viewing Order guide to help you navigate!

2021 Arrowverse Roundup - Week 03

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Mystery is afoot on Batwoman this week that could have huge implications for things going forward. Below is a breakdown of all of the Arrowverse stuff that aired this week. It is part review, part speculation, part analysis, and part rambling. It is organized in the order they aired throughout the week, so feel free to scroll down to whatever ones you watch. If you want to get caught up, you can use my Arrowverse Viewing Order guide to help you navigate!

WandaVision - Episode 4 - Review

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For those that were not enamored with the old fashion sitcom feel of WandaVision and just wanted something that felt like the Marvel Cinematic Universe, episode 4 "We Interrupt This Program" is for you. It showed the first 3 episodes of the season in a different way. To borrow from a different fandom, they showed the first 3 episodes of the season again "from a certain point of view".

2021 Arrowverse Roundup - Week 02

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Things are rolling on Batwoman now, with lots of factors already in play. Below is a breakdown of all of the Arrowverse stuff that aired this week. It is part review, part speculation, part analysis, and part rambling. It is organized in the order they aired throughout the week, so feel free to scroll down to whatever ones you watch. If you want to get caught up, you can use my Arrowverse Viewing Order guide to help you navigate!

WandaVision - Episode 3 - Review

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The strangest show on TV got its first episode in full color! This episode offered a bit more of the bigger picture at hand, and what to expect for future episodes by fully setting the town. The long wait between episodes is working in the shows favor, even though we all want the whole thing immediately in this binge-model world. WandaVision offers something new while tapping into nostalgia at the same time. It is quite special.

2021 Arrowverse Roundup - Week 01

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After an extended hiatus, the Arrowverse is back! Some new faces join the universe, and one of those debuted this week, which put things off to a good start! Below is a breakdown of all of the Arrowverse stuff that aired this week. It is part review, part speculation, part analysis, and part rambling. It is organized in the order they aired throughout the week, so feel free to scroll down to whatever ones you watch. If you want to get caught up, you can use my Arrowverse Viewing Order guide to help you navigate!

WandaVision - Episodes 1 & 2 - Review

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The Marvel Cinematic Universe is back after over a year (!) absence . WandaVision had the honor of ushering in Phase 4 with the most unique entry in the shared universe yet. When it was announced that there would be television shows set in the MCU, with MCU characters, on Disney+, this one instantly caught my attention. The other shows like Falcon & The Winter Soldier, Loki, and Hawkeye all looked like they were exactly what they seemed to be on paper. But WandaVision stuck out to me then , and I was not disappointed.

Doctor Who - 2021 New Year's Day Special - Revolution of the Daleks - Review

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"Revolution of the Daleks" was my most anticipated episode of the Chris Chibnall/Jodie Whittaker era since their debut episode. It was sold as having Daleks, Captain Jack Harkness, and connective tissue to previous episodes. What's not to love? Well, the episode had even more - Dalek civil war, companion exits, and even a tease toward the future. While it was enjoyable, there were many glaring issues with the episode that kept it from being great.

Movie Final - My Favorite Movies of 2020

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2020 has been a year like no other. The world has changed, and it affected our entertainment. Many big movies that I expected to be on the list were delayed. Some were released, but in different formats than I expected to see them. Still, despite everything, 2020 gave us some wonderful gems. There was power, hope, laughter, love, and purpose in many of the stories this year, right when we needed them most.