rufus sewell went out like stan chera
More mission impossible than MCU movie, a super fun family espionage summer blockbuster. Definitely misuses the villain, but the biggest issue is this coming out in 2021 instead of 2016. It’s a super solid stand-alone, but being aware that you’re jumping back, as opposed to having this “move the plot forward” is hard to look past. I really think if this came out in 2016, and was Marvel’s first female lead movie it would be even more of a hit than it inevitably will be.
Florence Pugh absolutely steals the movie also
Complicated feelings about this one. Sorkin has a constant tendency to project his ideology onto all of his characters, which is whatever when he’s doing shit like the west wing, but infuriating when he does it with real people. Abbie Hoffman doesn’t think the systems of US democracy are wonderful things? When he spoke about mutilating the government or whatever the quote was he wasn’t talking about voting? Malcom didn’t strictly want to do things peacefully? There’s a lot to…