Recap & Review: ‘WandaVision’ Episode 1: 1950s sitcoms are a perfect vehicle for awkwardness

WandaVision

Here we are, folks! Today and for the next 7 weeks, I’ll be recapping WandaVision, the latest entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the first entry to be a mini-series on Disney+. As a lifelong Marvel fan, and fan of Paul Bettany and Matt Shakman I have been very much looking forward to this series, so let’s not waste any more time and dive right in!

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Review: ‘WandaVision’ is delightfully weird and intriguing

At the end of Avengers: Endgame the entire Marvel universe had been shattered and re-assembled. Half the universe was wiped from existence and then brought back five years later. A few casualties stuck, one of whom was Paul Bettany’s Vision, the android created by a combination of The Avengers, their enemy Ultron, and the power of one of the infinity stones.

WandaVision is the first new entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe in over a year. The first new entry to be a TV series, it features the return of Vision and his paramour Wanda Maximoff to a world that looks a lot like a TV sitcom. It’s weird, and it’s delightful.

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Canadian Newcomer Iman Vellani cast as Ms Marvel for Disney+

Iman Vellani

Kamala Khan is one of the most popular and important new characters in the Marvel comics universe. It was previously announced that she’d be getting her own Disney+ series and now they’ve cast Canadian newcomer Iman Vellani in the title role.

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Jamie Foxx in talks to return as Electro in the next Spider-Man movie.

Jamie Foxx

Yes, you read that right. Jamie Foxx, who starred as Electro in the worst Spider-Man movie is in talks to join the case of the upcoming sequel to Spider-Man: Far From Home.

How is that going to work? No idea!

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Disney delays ‘Black Widow’, ‘Death on the Nile’, ‘West Side Story’, ‘Eternals’, and a slew of others

Black Widow / Death on the Nile / West Side Story

Well, I guess we know the outcome of Disney’s “let’s release Mulan to Disney+ for a premium price” experiment now. The House of Mouse has shuffled nearly their entire release slate with most major tentpole films headed into 2021.

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Let’s Take A Closer Look at the ‘WandaVision’ trailer (With 60 HD Captures)

WandaVision

The first of the Marvel Cinematic Universe television series is finally on it’s way! WandaVision will premiere on Disney+ in December and the first trailer came out yesterday.

It’s a short trailer but there is a lot to look at, so let’s take a closer look.

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‘WandaVision’ trailer + poster: They certainly are an unusual couple

WandaVision

The next phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is set to include, as of this writing, 7 TV series on Disney+ in addition to the six currently announced films. The “Cinematic Universe” is officially more of a “mixed media universe.” Remember when part of the appeal of the films was that they made the impenetrable web of comic book continuity accessible again to new fans? That feels like it’s nearly over.

Anyway, the first of the Disney+ series to hit the service is going to be WandaVision, in which Scarlet Witch seems to be living out a 50s TV fantasy life with Vision. Only one issue: Vision is dead. So what is going on? Let’s take a look!

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‘Lovecraft Country’ and ‘Da Five Bloods’ star Johnathan Majors to join the MCU in Ant-Man 3

Johnathan Majors

Johnathan Majors is already having a hell of a year with his performances in Lovecraft Country and Spike Lee’s Da Five Bloods, and now he’s hopping on Marvel Cinematic Universe train.

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Awesome News: Kevin Feige ascends, Kingsman 3 is happening, Pedro Pascal in Wonder Woman, Michelle Monaghan in The Craft, and more!

Taron Egerton

Oh hey again, it’s the weekly news roundup. Do you like Disney, Marvel, or DC? How do you feel about reboots? Let’s take a look!

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Awesome News: Spider-Man is back in the MCU, Kevin Feige Takes to the Stars War, VIFF 2019 is in full effect, the return of the trifecta, and more!

Spider-Man

There really is a whole lot of news each week, isn’t there? This week has seem some pretty big bombs drop such as Kevin Feige working on a Star Wars, VIFF starting up, Jurassic World 3 casting news, Jason Bateman directing news, Phoebe Waller-Bridge gets a truck load of cash from Amazon news, Batman news, Wes Anderson news, and Spider-man is back in the MCU news. Let’s dive right in!

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Awesome Friday: Iko Uwais in G.I. Joe, Sony & Marvel’s Spider-Powered Divorce, That New Batsuit Smell, & More

Iko Uwais / The Raid

Dear readers,

Yes, both of you. Here’s a new experiment to get me writing a bit again. Sans the time to write up each bit of movie news there is (guys there is so much news every week, it’s nuts) I’m going to try to keep a digest on a weekly basis. Hopefully this works and hopefully you like it. Let’s hop right to it, shall we?

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