‘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”

‘The Second Coming’ – What Russell T Davies’ Return means for the Future of Doctor Who

As hard as it may be to admit, Doctor Who has been struggling for quite some time now. A lot of people like to point the blame solely at Chris Chibnall when discussing its fall from grace. While Chibnall’s overall failure to write compelling narratives or realise a coherent vision for the series has certainlyContinue reading “‘The Second Coming’ – What Russell T Davies’ Return means for the Future of Doctor Who”

‘Cosmic Counselling’ – Loki 1.1 Glorious Purpose

Reviewing Loki three months after its initial release poses something of a minor problem. This is due to the fact that the overall experience of the series shifts dramatically once you’ve seen all six parts. Watching each episode weekly feels like a jigsaw puzzle gradually falling into place. Having the complete collection of said partsContinue reading “‘Cosmic Counselling’ – Loki 1.1 Glorious Purpose”

‘Not the Bees!’ – WandaVision 1.2 Don’t Touch That Dial

There’s a valid reason for Disney+ to air the first two episodes of WandaVision back-to-back. Both instalments work hand-in-hand to both fabricate and demolish a facade of its own making. Whereas episode one was all about trying to sell the deception of a pseudo-1950s sitcom, episode two is all about the gradual and inevitable demiseContinue reading “‘Not the Bees!’ – WandaVision 1.2 Don’t Touch That Dial”

‘Business as Usual’ – WandaVision 1.1 Filmed Before a Live Studio Audience

Marvel Studios’ Disney+ debut set a high bar for itself to top right from the get go. After 23 films meticulously establishing a tone seldom deviated from, opting to create a show willing to break entirely from its status quo was never going to be a straightforward task. How do you take two characters –Continue reading “‘Business as Usual’ – WandaVision 1.1 Filmed Before a Live Studio Audience”