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It's almost surreal that this film actually exists. The Snydercut, in it's earliest incarnation, was nothing more than a meme. A series of hashtags and blog posts about the release of Zack Snyder's version of 2017's 'Justice League.' From that meme came a movement. A movement that garnered enough attention, from actors of the film, to Snyder himself, and eventually the studio heads at Warner Brothers. It could no longer be ignored. Maybe there really was something there.
"Yeah, well, the world’s broken. You can’t trust anyone." -Raya
"Or maybe it’s broken, because you don’t trust anyone." -Sisu
Releasing this weekend with a limited theater release and Disney Plus Premier Access, Disney's "Raya and the Last Dragon" is a gorgeously animated surprise.
The film tells a somewhat familiar story: 500 years prior to the events of the film, the dragons of Kumandra sacrificed themselves to banish the evil Druun (smokey, blob-like creatures that turn every being they touch…
“In a real magic act everything is fake.” - Wanda
Nosy neighbors, whacky hijinks and stark (haha) tonal shifts encompassed the first three episodes of WandaVision, laying the groundwork of what to expect from the rest of the series. Things never felt quite right in the town of Westview, and viewers were left to watch the mystery unfold as we dove deeper in the psyche of Wanda Maximoff - our grief-stricken Avenger who's pain has been very well documented in…