Wonder Woman 1984 follows Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) as she and a new co-worker, Barbara Minerva (Kristen Wiig), discover a new stone that has the ability to grant wishes. Both Diana and Barbara make a wish on the stone, but as the stone falls into the notorious and power-hungry hands of Maxwell Lord (Pedro Pascal), it leads him to wreck chaos all over the world.Continue reading “WW84 (2020)”
Scott Pilgrim vs The World recently celebrated its 10th anniversary. The films follows Scott (Michael Cera), a bass player in an unknown band, who falls for the enigmatic Ramona Flowers (Mary Elizabeth Winstead). But in order to be with her, Scott must defeat her seven evil exes.Continue reading “Scott Pilgrim vs The World (2010)”
Birds of Prey takes place after Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) and the Joker have broken up. With a hit now on her head, she is wanted by Black Mask (Ewan McGregor), but ends up working with Black Canary (Jurnee Smollet-Bell), Huntress (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), and Renee Montoya (Rosie Perez) to protect a little girl named Cassandra Cain (Ella Jay Basco) from this rising villain.Continue reading “Birds of Prey (2020)”
Joker revolves around a severely mentally ill man named Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoneix) who is pushed over the edge of madness due to isolation, abuse, and society.
The Boys is a show on Amazon Prime that shatters the idealistic superhero concept that has swept the world today. It revolves around Hughie (Jack Quaid), who decides to take revenge on the superhero who killed his girlfriend. He meets Butcher (Karl Urban), who has a similar revenge plot for all superheroes, especially The Seven.
Spider-Man: Far From Home takes place a couple of months after the events of Avengers: Endgame. Peter Parker (Tom Holland) goes on a class trip to Europe where he plans to confess how he feels to MJ (Zendaya). However, Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) recruits Spider-Man into helping defeat monsters named Elementals with the newcomer super-hero, Mysterio (Jake Gyllenhaal).
Avengers: Endgame takes place during the aftermath of Avengers: Infinity War. The leftover Avengers now must try to bring those who perished back but that begs the question of to what cost?
Shazam! revolves around Billy Batson (Asher Angel) who is recently put in a foster home. He wants nothing more than to find his birth mother, but after defending his disabled foster brother named Freddie (Jack Dylan Grazer) he finds himself becoming a superhero and a superhero that looks to be in his 30s at that (played by Zachary Levi).
Season 2 of The Punisher finds Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal) keeping a low profile until a troubled teen named Amy (Giorgia Whingham) gets hit-men after her and Frank reverts back to killing to protect her. Billy Russo (Ben Barnes) also finds himself recovering and doesn’t remember what he did and what happened to him, with Agent Madani (Amber Rose Revah) keeping a close eye on him.
Season two was a big disappointment for me, it was a big step down from the first season. These 13 episodes really need to be trimmed down by Netflix (though I doubt we’ll have anymore Marvel/Netflix shows). There is more action this season, but none of it wowed me.
Aquaman revolves around Arthur Curry (Jason Momoa) as Mera (Amber Heard) recruits him to become the king of Atlantis and to stop his half-brother, Orm (Patrick Wilson), from uniting the seven seas to wage war on the surface.
Director, James Wan, previously known for horror films such as The Conjuring and Insidious brings a lighthearted, but conventional superhero flick to life. He was able to create amazing visuals which I think is the film’s greatest strength.