“Moon Knight” Episode One: The Goldfish Problem (A Discussion)

I want to start this season long series of Moon Knight discussions by sharing how I have watched the series. This is the first time I’m going to write about an MCU show where I have advance knowledge of what’s going to happen. I’ve seen the first four (of six) episodes of Moon Knight. Accordingly, […]

“Moon Knight” Is the Strongest Entry in the Disney+ MCU Canon Yet (Review)

Editor’s Note: This review is as spoiler-free as possible. We will run weekly coverage that dives deep into each episode’s mysteries and surprises. Moon Knight represents something of a shift for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It is the first Marvel project on Disney+ that feels untethered from the rest of the MCU. It’s a liberating […]

Murderville: An Enjoyably Goofy Take on Improv Comedy (Review)

Murderville has a lovely concept. Will Arnett (Arrested Development, Rumble) plays an ostensibly hard boiled, but actually quite goofy, detective who each episode is given a new partner to investigate a crime. The gimmick is that each new partner is played by an actor who has no script and is forced to improv and react […]

How Hawkeye Has Perfected the Disney+ MCU Formula, Bro

SPOILERS! This column contains discussion of the entire plot of Hawkeye, along with the entire MCU thus far. Let’s start this discussion of the wonderful Hawkeye off with a crazy statistic. The entire Infinity Saga, so every movie Marvel released over the 12 years spanning Iron Man through Spider-Man: Far From Home, runs 2,996 minutes. […]

Ted Lasso Is the Show That Embodies Joe Biden’s America

It has often been easy in real time to see the films that best capture the essence of each U.S. President’s specific feel and style. Testosterone fueled “America, Fuck Yeah!” flicks like Top Gun and Rocky IV define Reagan’s America in such a stark, clear way. There’s a particular sort of steroidal rahrah quality to […]