The MCU Diaries

Loki: Episode 1.06 “For All Time, Always” | The End Is The Beginning Is The End (SEASON 1 FINALE)

Loki episode 1.06 “For All Time, Always” is a perfect finale for both Loki and Sylvie. But, in terms of everyone else, well, that’s a different story…

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Loki: Episode 1.05 “Journey Into Mystery” | That’s Not Who I Am Anymore

Loki episode 1.05 “Journey Into Mystery” is a straight up bananaland episode of television which serves as a perfect “theme vs. anti-theme” mirror for our main character as it builds brilliant momentum heading into the season finale.

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Loki: Episode 1.03 “Lamentis” | Love Is Knowing And Accepting Fault

oki episode 1.03 “Lamentis” really wants to resonate with the viewer and clearly set up a redemption arc for Loki, but it falls just short.

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Loki: Episode 1.02 “Variant” | Going Beyond “The Hook”

Loki episode 1.02 “Variant” builds on the hook of the first episode, and shows it’s cards for the rest of the series in an unexpected fashion.

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Loki: Episode 1.01 “Glorious Purpose” | Deconstructing Character Through Exposition

Loki episode 1.01 “Glorious Purpose” is a perfect entry into this series and serves as a flawless deconstruction of a character we thought we knew to a tee via a simple writing tool: exposition and payoff.

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The Falcon And The Winter Soldier: 1.06 – One People, One World (FINALE) | Expect The Worst. Hope For The Best

The Falcon And The Winter Soldier season finale, episode 1.06 – “One People, One World”, is an example of MCU storytelling at it’s finest. But, also, it’s very worst.

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The Falcon And The Winter Soldier: 1.05 – Truth | Breaking Stasis

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, episode 1.05 “Truth”, starts with a bang and takes a methodical step back from the action to allow our heroes the chance to break free from the various truths that keep them in stasis.

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The Falcon And The Winter Soldier: 1.03 – The Power Broker | John Wick Lite

The Falcon And The Winter Soldier: episode 1.03 – Power Broker is an example of a story allowing it’s plot to inform it’s characters as opposed to it’s characters informing it’s plot and that is a major problem.

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The Falcon And The Winter Soldier: Episode 1.02 “Star Spangled Man” | Defining Captain America

The Falcon And The Winter Soldier episode 1.02 “Star Spangled Man” finally brings our main characters together and asks what it means to actually be “Captain America”.

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The Falcon And The Winter Soldier: Episode 1.01 “New World Order” | This Old World Is A New World

The Falcon And The Winter Solider episode 1.01 “New World Order” is certainly more conventionally Marvel than WandaVision, but it also reminds us that convention is what defines an old world struggling to become a new world.

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