The Falcon and the Winter Soldier

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier ★½

A deeply frustrating and incoherent mess that cannot settle on what its themes even are at the very basics, much less manage to stick to them for a mercifully short 6 episodes. While there are undoubtedly bright spots, they are few and far between, and more often than not are cut short by the need to move the "plot" along (aka get people to sign up for the US army and do some war crimes). It's a deeply, deeply insidious piece of media that offers nothing of value except the occasional Emily VanCamp scene. I could go on, but I refuse to waste any more of my energy on such insufferable and incompetent crap.

On a side note, I think that a white Canadian woman was absolutely the right person to direct a story supposedly about being a Black man in America and what that means in the lense of the Captain America mantle (this is a joke just to be 100% clear! she was not the right person to tell this story lmao)

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