SHANG-CHI AND THE LEGEND OF THE TEN RINGS – Review by Susan Granger

This addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe is the origin story of Shang-Chi , the slacker son of an immortal crime lord who has seemingly rejected his father’s empire. Instead, along with his best friend Katy, he’s a parking valet at aSan Francisco hotel, using the Americanized name of Shaun. Then – one evening, on his way home – he’s accosted by thugs who attempt to steal a pendant from around his neck. Big mistake!

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LOKI – Review by Susan Granger

Picking up right after the events of Avengers: Endgame, the new Disney+ series Loki follows the Norse God of Mischief when he’s summoned by the intergalactic Time Variance Authority to right the transgressions that the Avengers’ interference – particularly the utilization of the Tesseract – caused to the timeline of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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CAPTAIN MARVEL – Review by Brandy McDonnell

“Captain Marvel” is part trippy, rainbow-hued space adventure, part buddy-cop road trip featuring terrific chemistry between Larson and Jackson, and part empowering coming-of-age story. The latter gets a welcome boost when Carol reunites with her stalwart best friend, fellow fighter pilot Maria Rambeau (Lashana Lynch), and Maria’s precocious daughter Monica (Akira Akbar), who help her rediscover her true self in time for the superpowered final showdown.

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