Wandavision debuts on Marvel’s Disney Plus stage

Paul Bettany and Elizabeth Olsen in Marvel Studios' Vandavision

Paul Bettany and Elizabeth Olsen at Marvel Studios Vandavision
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It is happening here in the TV world for Friday, January 15 and Saturday, January 16. All times are eastern.

Picks up

Vandavision (Disney +, 3:01 pm, series premiere): “With two episodes There are funny sitcom parodies and a third that ends up as a terrible horror taste on a Marvel movie, Vandavision Whether the MCU could be a riveting entry into the canon. After all, where does a TV show go, when he’s already gone crazy for the black-and-white sitcom, a slightly saucer high-concept comedy, And A super-powered mystery with potentially huge consequences for the wider universe? It is difficult to say, as such a feat has never been done before, and it only appears to be now seemingly relentless – yet often rarely used in the MCU’s narrative ability. Vandavision Harnessing the power that the MCU has been sitting on for a decade, and as Wanda is tearing apart Thanos Endgame, About time we see what this thing can really do. ” Read the rest of Sam Barsanti’s previous reviews Vandavision.

One night in Miami… (Amazon Prime Video, 12:01, Friday): “The film opens with a series of delightful vignettes peering at each figure at a particularly low point. It also features a young Cassius (Ellie Goree), who is struggling publicly to prove his success in the boxing ring, as well as Sam Kay (Leslie Odom Jr.) in Copacabana against the mob and staff blackness Exhibited. Removing some of the focus from the singular setting of the play has a few drawbacks: it gives the film some slow start, rather than the inference that it was intended to make. However, it works each figure as black men in America cope with their deep insecurities – an honest touch that adds additional context to their final gathering. ” Read the rest of Shannon Miller’s review One night in Miami… Directed by Regina King, the film also stars Kingsley Ben-Adir and Aldis Hodge.

Regular coverage

search party (Hbo max)
RuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1, Friday, 8pm)
Vikings (Amazon prime video)

Wild card

Bling empire (Netflix, Friday, 3:01 pm): This reality show – which may become a favorite new topic on social media – follows a wildly wealthy group of Asian and Asian American friends (and frenzied) in Los Angeles. While their days and nights are filled with luxurious parties and expensive shopping sprees, don’t let the glitz and glamor fool you. Between running multi-billion dollar businesses and traveling the world, these friends are as good at keeping secrets as they are killing them. And of course there is no shortage of secrets.

The servant (Apple TV +, Friday, 12:01 pm): In her Season two review The servant, Alex McLeavy writes, “Saying where the show goes in its second season will quickly enter the spoiler arena; By the end of the third episode, the shocking twist has generated enough content for an average series’ entire season. But it is The servant, Where there is not much of a choice, no situation is so awkward that it still cannot be made more inconvenient. “The show stars Lauren Ambrose, Toby Kebbell, Rupert Grint, Nell Tiger Free.

dance of fury (Amazon Prime Video, Friday, 12:01 PM): If you are tired of following the destructive nature of American politics, then in this new drama, focus your attention on the world of Indian politics (imaginary). Set in the capital city of New Delhi, it explores the chaos and manipulation going on behind the scenes of the world’s largest democracy. It includes some of Bollywood’s biggest stars, including Saif Ali Khan and theoryDimple Kapadia.

Disillusionment (Netflix, Friday, 3:01 pm): Matt Groening’s animated fantasy parody returns with a third part, technically a second season. according to this Vikram Murthy’s Netflix review Disillusionment, It “may increase one’s appetite already invested in mythology or its mysteries,” but, “Disillusionment Mastos gets lost in his thickness of intrigue and forgets to come up for air. ”


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