Annihilation: Evolving Very Slowly into Something Unique

Annihilation: Evolving Very Slowly into Something Unique

I mean what can I say about this movie? It’s one of those movies that when you have a spoiler discussion with someone – one person tends to say something along the lines, “You just didn’t get it”.

This makes it hard to critique it unless one feels the need to take a course in Annihilamonty and I. Don’t. Think. It’s. Worth. The. Effort.

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Black Panther is A Better Movement than Movie

Black Panther is A Better Movement than Movie

I know this is super, super late! I’ve had so many hours to ponder how I felt about the movie overall after watching nearly three weeks ago.

When the movie finished and the credits fluttered down once more after the after-credits -scene (…..After that), I couldn’t but help feel disappointed – oh not at the movie, but at the expectations I had of the movie. This is not a review by the way, rather an exploration of the phenomenon that is, Black Panther. If I was asked what I thought, I would say I really enjoyed the movie! It had such an interesting world and believable characters with identifying motivations. Needless to say, it failed to blow me away as a complete package the way the Winter Soldier did. Thanks to some questionable CG and horrible plot conveniences (I’m looking at you magical all-powerful Vibranium) it failed to be amazing, but Black Panther is providing something different than Winter Soldier so they tend to be separate conversations.

My reasoning for writing this post is to express a simple and obvious thought: Black Panther is a better movement than a movie.

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