‘Tales of a Hidden Hero’ – Obi-Wan Kenobi Part I

Second Chances At the time of their release, the Star Wars prequels were dragged through the mud by critics and audiences alike. Reasons behind such disdain are far from unjustifiable. Lucas’ return to the franchise at the end of the 20th century was a creative mishap for a multitude of reasons; all of which areContinue reading “‘Tales of a Hidden Hero’ – Obi-Wan Kenobi Part I”

‘Grant Vs. Spector’ – Moon Knight 1.2: Summon the Suit

The Audacious Scaredy-Cat Following on from his supernatural antics in the National Gallery’s bathroom (not as weird as it sounds), Steven Grant embarks upon a quest to figure out what on earth his alter ego, Marc Spector, has been getting upto with his body out of hours. While The Goal Fish Problem centred around aContinue reading “‘Grant Vs. Spector’ – Moon Knight 1.2: Summon the Suit”

‘Midnight Man’ – Moon Knight 1.1: The Goal Fish Problem

Vacating from the Norm Perhaps the most striking aspect about Moon Knight’s opening episode is how willing it is to ignore the wider franchise it belongs to. Despite there being 27 films and five Disney Plus shows making up this body of work, I can’t recall Kevin Feige doing something as alien as this. EvenContinue reading “‘Midnight Man’ – Moon Knight 1.1: The Goal Fish Problem”

‘Franchise Next Door’ – WandaVision 1.5 On a Very Special Episode…

As On a Very Special Episode… opens, an air of worry hangs in the air. This week, we find ourselves in yet another sitcom of Wanda’s making, only now we’ve been whisked forward to the 1980s. Large haircuts, synth music, neon leggings and checkered shirts dominate the environment. The sequence sets up another scenario forContinue reading “‘Franchise Next Door’ – WandaVision 1.5 On a Very Special Episode…”