I wanted to fall on the side of really loving this, but for all the visual bombast every criticism of cringe is on the money.
When I watched The Lobster I spent the whole film on the fence. I felt like I should be enjoying myself even though I wasn't. I just couldn't buy into it. But here I felt the opposite; I was meant to be having a horrible time but I couldn't help but be enthralled in the film. I felt like I shouldn't be, but I was. I was wrapped in its intrigue, fascinated by its unfolding. Its dark malevolence is hauntingly…
They weren't going to chuck up a brick.
So much has been written and spoken about regarding the scale and ambition of this massive MCU project. The billions of dollars raked in at the box office. The flattening of every other box office competitor for a decade plus now. The scramble for every other studio to try and create it's own version of what Marvel has meticulously laid out. Whilst this project's success is (and it was) inevitable, it is…