Like Thor: Ragnarok, this is a movie that pushes the genre-limiting boundaries of “the superhero movie” in a fun and, often, funny way. Scarlett Johanssen finally gets a sole spotlight, but with newcomer Florence Pugh turning in such a strong character in Yelena, we have to wonder whether a Yelena movie or Disney+ show is in the works.
Hey everyone! It’s been a bit since my last update, but here’s how we’ve been.
Sadly, on my last update I broke a link to a my long-form essay celebrating the
Cardigans' Gran Turismo. Here’s the link to the essay (again), but with
some additions: specifically, I’ve added some embedded Spotify players so you
can hear the music along with text. Taking posts and porting it to the
newsletter format is still (lamentably) manual and thus error-prone.
Since the last newsletter, we observed the 4th of July holiday,
Lauren and I left the country to vacation in Aruba, and I read several books.
I’ve written blog posts covering each of those topics, so I’m going to point
readers to the links up top for details and pictures.
And with those blog posts having been written, well, there’s not much else to