Agent Carter Season 2: Not Bad, but Somewhat Gimmicky and Fumbles Representation

Image: Kris Anka for Marvel/ABC via EW

Genre: Sci-fi/Superhero/Historical

Synopsis: Peggy Carter gets called out to LA to help handle a mysterious investigation, where a lake was frozen over and a body found. She teams up with her old friends Jarvis and Sousa, trying to unravel a cover-up that goes high up the political ladder. And her enemies aren’t afraid of playing dirty, or going after the people she cares about. Continue reading “Agent Carter Season 2: Not Bad, but Somewhat Gimmicky and Fumbles Representation”

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Marvel’s Jessica Jones: Messed Up Characters in Messed Up Situations

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Borrowed from screenrant.com

Synopsis: Jessica Jones had wanted to be a hero once. That was before Kilgrave, a man with the power to control minds, found her. Now that she thinks he’s dead, she’s trying to put her life together while dealing with her PTSD and trying to make a living as a PI. A cynical, trash talking, overly-violent PI who isolates herself from the people around her, but one who gets the job done. Until she finds out Kilgrave isn’t dead, and he’s coming for her, hurting other people along the way. And Jessica finds that battered part of her that had once wanted to help people, in order to find the courage to face him. Continue reading “Marvel’s Jessica Jones: Messed Up Characters in Messed Up Situations”

Character Interpretations for the Rest of the Avengers from Age of Ultron

Finally, after getting through all of those (awesome) season finales, I get to finish looking at the characters from Avengers 2. Here’s my previous general impressions post, and my look at Black Widow and Hulk. And as Age of Ultron generated a lot of discussion, even about topics that don’t often get much attention, there are plenty of other different perspectives out there worth hearing–I’d link to some of the ones I’ve come across, but I need to run off to lab for a bit. Then sleep. Then con. Continue reading “Character Interpretations for the Rest of the Avengers from Age of Ultron”

Character Interpretations for Black Widow and Hulk in Avengers: Age of Ultron

Following up on my general Age of Ultron post, here’s my interpretations/reactions for Black Widow and Hulk’s plot lines–who I grouped together because they happen to be my favorite characters and because I have the most to say about them, not because they coincidentally ended up with a romantic subplot together. A less in-depth follow up post for all the other characters will follow. Continue reading “Character Interpretations for Black Widow and Hulk in Avengers: Age of Ultron”