An amazing, spectacular, and thrilling adventure with plenty of humour and sweet moments, as well as a few emotional swings. And yet, despite all the fun and great moments, I was left ever so mildly unsatisfied as not everything sticks the landing.
Marvel Studios continues to add variety to their behemoth we all know as the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the latest Disney+ show that, so far, plays out like a young adult mystery series.
In spite of its scope and ambition, Eternals doesn’t quite hit it over the fence but the combination of arthouse sensibilities with the superhero spectacle is admirable in their contrasts and enjoyable enough in this refreshing shift from the often criticised MCU formula.
The mix of Hong Kong style martial arts action with the Marvel Studios quality of spectacle, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is an amazing and thrilling adventure introducing and fleshing out brand new characters for a good and proper start to Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
It’s not quite been a year since the last time I rearranged my Marvel collection but there was now more space to spread out. It also meant another custom-built display.