Entering its fifth phase in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Peyton Reed returns to the director’s chair for Ant-Man’s latest entry, Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania. Interestingly, Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania felt like it was transfixed in a dreamlike state
It’s easy, perhaps flippant, to dismiss a product that gives people joy. No matter this critic’s feelings about the Marvel Cinematic Universe, or comic book-based fantasy films in general, Ryan Coogler’s task of mounting the sequel, “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,”
Eternals, as a Marvel origin character story, falls flat. Director Chloé Zhao works to make it her own film, but there’s not enough fuel to support a story for 10 super heroes.
Venom: Let There Be Carnage focuses its time on the relationships. Tom Hardy and Woody Harrelson have a blast and the action is great. The story, not so much.