Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings – A movie about Yin and Yang

I think this is the first time I’ve seen an MCU movie out of order, having still not managed to get my ass in front of Black Widow yet. Honestly, I had to force myself out to go and see this one as well. Although I think that might have something more to do with the fact that my brain is still in that pandemic mentality and the idea of going out and doing things still seems so foreign to me.

Although the idea of going into a movie almost totally blind was intriguing enough that I felt like I had to get out and see this one. With the first Guardians of the Galaxy still somehow fresh in my mind as one of my favourite cinematic experiences of all time, I guess I’m still chasing that dragon and hoping Marvel can deliver again. Enough to get myself to the cinema again for the just the second time in a year and a half.

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The Sonic The Hedgehog movie is a kid’s movie first and a Sonic movie second

I’m probably more surprised than anyone that I actually went to see the Sonic the Hedgehog movie. Having very loudly dusted my hands of the entire franchise more than once, but low and behold, I found myself with a day off and trying to decide whether to go and see Birds of Prey, 1917 and one other movie. So of course I got to see this damned one.

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Bad Boys for Life is about growing yo ass up

Bad Boys 3 felt like one of those movies that was talked about over and over, but would never actually come to fruition. I was doubtful it’d ever happen right up until the actual trailer dropped. Even then though, I was apprehensive, as it seemed to be one more addition to the growing list of belated sequels.

Despite my staggering cynicism though, Bad Boys for Life ended up doing exactly what it needed to do and ended up being a movie that stands up utterly on its own merit and not just a movie that relies on its own past to guarantee its success.

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