The Falcon & The Winter Soldier‘s opening sequence feels prefer it’s ripped out of a feature-length movie—which bodes nicely for this collection’ motion sequences to return. [credit: Marvel Studios ]
How a lot vitality are you able to muster for a drawn-out superhero choice on TV this weekend? By way of content material that favors intentionally paced cinematics over on the spot, wham-bam motion, the DC Comics universe already has a four-hour choice capturing headlines—and for good motive.
Therefore, HBO Max has mildly spoiled the debut of latest Disney+ collection The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. The primary episode launched Friday, March 19, with out the shock and weirdness issue that got here with January’s Wandavision premiere. With out novelty on its aspect, the collection has to face on extra acquainted laurels. Fortunately it succeeds at that, however the outcomes do not fairly attain the “rush to look at proper now” conversation-starter standing Disney+ has loved over the previous few months.
Defend retires a protect
That is now Marvel Studios’ second post-“unsnappening” collection, and it is the primary to take a extra predictable tack on the fallout all through the Marvel universe. Endgame set this new TV collection up in shameless corporate-synergy style when Chris Evans handed his Captain America protect to Anthony Mackie (The Falcon) and Sebastian Stan (The Winter Soldier), basically telling audiences, “Two superheroes will proceed a selected plotline—so keep tuuuuned.”
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