Black Widow was a Wonderful and Thrilling Addition To The MCU, and it Gets Bonus Points for Impeccable Use Of The Female Gaze.

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Natasha Romanoff has gone through many ups and downs as she's traveled through the timeline of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. At one point, she was the sole female Avenger, making her character one of interest for varying reasons.

However, there is much more to the Black Widow than what she…

I watched the trailer, and I was not disappointed. In fact, I’m cautiously optimistic.

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Spider-Man: No Way Home is one of the most highly-anticipated films of the MCU’s Phase 4. Ten years of content came to a dramatic culmination during Avengers: Endgame, and this left Marvel fans wondering about the future of the franchise. …

I laughed. I cheered. I nearly cried. This film is a masterpiece that marries fun and thematic depth. It’s a story about waking up. So, wake up.

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I just saw Free Guy. I haven’t had so much fun at the movies in ages.

Free Guy was created and distributed by the same studios that made Deadpool, meaning my expectations were exceptionally high when I first decided to buy my ticket.

A Little Bit Of A Rant, so I Apologize In Advanced.

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I have a lot of thoughts on the recently released Disney+ Series, The Falcon and The Winter Soldier. While it provided a lot of relevant social commentary and spread a lot of much-needed awareness, I feel that it failed to truly nurture the characters in its title.

The show was…

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Recently, I decided to watch two highly anticipated animated films with the same noteworthy featured creature. The first was Raya and the Last Dragon, released on Disney+ a few months ago. However, it just recently became available to streamers without additional costs. …

Bringing literature and location together to determine if the suburbs are a place worth exploring.

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The suburbs have always been a strange and mysterious place.

They pop up around the world like parasitical infections, rifts in time and space with no history and no foreseeable future. …

“After appearing multiple times as a plot device and a classic bad guy, Loki is offered a path toward redemption. A path he can control.”

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As many of you probably know, Loki was recently dropped on Disney+. I have been absolutely in love with his character from the very start of my Marvel journey. Introduced to him in Avengers, I was intrigued by his mysterious and (you guessed it) mischievous allure.

In movies to come…

You can write about things you love, and others will love it, too

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As I hit one hundred Medium followers, I’d like to take a moment to reflect on my Medium journey so far. There’s been plenty of ups and downs, but I am so grateful to hit this milestone.

I’d also like to reflect on how much Medium has paid me since…

Life is full of uncertainty, and we may never understand the meaning of our existence

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We humans are interesting works of art. We live out our fleeting days twelve hours at a time, going about business we’re either too sure or too unsure we actually care about. …

“Gatsby was so stuck in the past, specifically at a time of great abundance, that he could not bear to believe in the present. This problem is one that is commonly shared by mankind, as it is obviously easier to focus on a pleasant past than live in an undesirable present and look to an unpredictable future.”

“The Great Gatsby” Original Movie Poster (2013)

The Great Gatsby is a brilliant work of American literature written by Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald in 1925. It was made into a film in 2013 by Baz Luhrmann, and starred Leonardo DiCaprio in the leading role of Jay Gatsby.

The majority of the story follows Nick as he traverses…

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