Eternals: Directed by ChloÃ© Zhao. With Gemma Chan, Richard Madden, Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek. The saga of the Eternals, a race of immortal beings who lived on Earth and shaped its history and civilizations.
Another straight to theater movie, with a long delay for home release, I found it on a totally legit streaming site, but now I have a compulsion to gamble. A lot. This film itself was a gamble for the MCU, introducing an entire team of forgettable superheroes, all played by name brand actors who will never have this film in their top 20 roles. There’s at least 10 Eternals, all of them with wacky powers, with one of them having the same powers as Superman. He’s actually called Superman in one of the weirdest headscratching moments in the entire MCU. The story takes place over 5 millennium, all around the world, no one set piece really taking the focus, and none of them really being all that important. The bad guys are mutating mophy things that are as inspired as Venom: Another Venom, this time, with more Venom.
I’m an idiot for the MCU, so I’m sure I’ll get the steelbook of the film eventually, but this is the second Marvel movie in a row that’s been an ok film and a mediocre MCU entry.