I need to rewatch some things
★★★½ Very Good
You know when a cheesy commercial comes on about some dork kid who loves giraffes too much so no one wants to play with him but then his young, hot mom takes him to the zoo, where the kid joyfully races out of the car, smiling ear to ear, dangling his giraffe stuffed animal by his side while the music swells in just the right way and you actually cry a single tear? Then the voiceover says something like, “International…
I appreciate a lot of the messaging they put into Falcon and Winter Soldier but whenever they try to Make A Point the show grinds to a complete halt. Too many speeches, too little trust in its audience to think deeply about the material. It often felt like an abridged version of itself. Underdeveloped relationships, a vague villain, and a rushed conclusion. Interesting and exciting moments that ultimately felt weightless.