The action sequences in this are actually very fun and vibrant, that alone makes this a good enough weekend ride through the tried and tested ground of zombie action comedy territory. Enjoyed myself and that's what matters even if it's technically all pretty standard and predictable fare.
My mind is fucking bursting with things too say, Jordan Peele has crafted a film that has such an incredible striking impact with every choice he makes that keep reverberating in my mind. The visuals and the sound design all coalescing into something that truly lives up to the promise (and warning) of a spectacle. All the scares and unsettling, skin-crawling sequences that got me discovering new fears - I saw this in IMAX and there's several shot…
The worst Benedict Cumberbatch film of the year but also probably the best Tom Holland film of the year I guess. Some good acting and genuinely effective playing around with ideas. Some awful meme moments and poorly executed direction undercuts it. Audience responded really well to what you’d expect them to react well too, I didn’t care for a lot of it but some moments did.
Anyway, The Hand of God is out on Netflix today.
What an absolute blast. Loved the fusion of Asian and Asian American cultures, the vibrant fun of the varied action sequences, and the immense heart to what is essentially the tale of a broken family finding ways to repair itself. Probably the most use of flashbacks in any MCU film and I thought they worked a treat. Humour mostly worked really well, with a certain someone making a very welcome return. Visual effects bit hit and miss in…