In this episode, Melvin and Daniel talk about the first Phase Four property from the MCU, WandaVision, and how grief maintains the through line of the show.
- Melvin got sunburn in the shade
- Introducing WandaVision
- How Daniel watched a ton of TVLand and was prepared for WandaVision
- WandaVision is a genuinely risky Disney Marvel project
- How Melvin loved the melancholy tone and metatextual content within WandaVision
- The Evan Peters fan theory/controversy and the disparity between creator intention and fan expectation
- Is entertainment media always required to depict justice and accountability?
- Creating our own unrealities because they’re often “easier” to live in than reality
- Philip Ryken’s Galatians Reformed Expository Commentary
- Requiem for a Paper Bag
- “Is A.I. the Problem? Or Are We?” – The Ezra Klein Show
WandaVision is Rated TV-PG. It features Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany, Kathryn Hahn, Teyonah Parris, Josh Stamberg, Randall Park, and Kat Dennings. Created by Jac Schaeffer. WandaVision is available on Disney Plus.
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Melvin Benson is the Founder, Editor-In-Chief, and Lead Host of Cinematic Doctrine. He’s written fiction and nonfiction for over a decade with short stories featured on the Creepypasta Wiki and Wattpad. His novelette Ethereal Temptation, a teen drama with a tinge of magical-realism, can be read for free here. His hope is to see King Jesus glorified as far as the east is from the west!