A friend once compared me to an extreme Christian, except I worship movies, so that’s neat.
Maybe the most slept on film of the year so far? I really enjoyed all the twists and turns this story took. Nearly all of the dark comedy landed for me, as well as the central relationship which was incredibly investing and endearing. It doesn’t hurt Kerry Bishé and Joel McHale kill it, too, along with the rest of the talented supporting cast, even if their roles being slightly underwritten is my biggest qualm with this.
Main takeaway from this movie is that I hope my 40s isn’t like this.
Overly edited action and sloppy pacing were detrimental for my enjoyment of Black Widow, even if there were a few notable bright spots. The cast give their all, with franchise newcomers Florence Pugh and David Harbour stealing just about every scene they were in, and there is a potentially interesting plot revolving around Natasha’s sense of belonging as she returns to face figures of her past.
I can’t say I went in expecting this to have such high stakes (considering…