Ant-Man and the Wasp – Quantumania: The Multiverse Homework Problem

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Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania – The Multiverse Homework Problem

Daniel joins Melvin in discussing the second Rotten-rated film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania! Critics have been critical, and fans have been mildly amused. But, what about us? Tune in to find out! 


  • (PATREON EXCLUSIVE) 35-minutes discussing The Flash trailer, Ezra Miller’s influential escapades, James Gunn’s future changes for DC, and so much more! (PATREON EXCLUSIVE) 
  • Melvin wastes little time criticizing the outsized scope of the film, a borderline-Shakespearian world-ending character exploration flick written and directed by individuals whose previous work include bit-comedy, a functionally and fundamentally different style of storytelling.
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania is 125-minutes and barely anything happens.
  • After two comedy-heist features, it feels weird for Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania to take itself so seriously… and also not really be a heist movie.
  • Melvin and Daniel agree that Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania isn’t particularly good, but they don’t agree with the extreme distaste toward the film. 
  • Daniel shares an epiphany he had during his theater experience, one surrounded by teens and nerdbros.
  • Melvin complains about what he’s calling the “Multiverse Narrative Confusion” that Marvel’s Cinematic Universe is currently experiencing. Daniel elaborates further on the Multiverse problem.
  • Talking M.O.D.O.K.
  • Melvin and Daniel begin pitching various comedy bits and motifs for their version of Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, one that is more in tune with the comedy of it’s previous films.
  • Pondering the general diminishing return of the MCU.


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Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania is Rated PG-13 for violence/action, and language. It features Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas, Michelle Pfeiffer, Jonathan Majors, Kathryn Newton, Bill Murray, Katy M. O’Brian, William Jackson Harper, Jamie Andrew Cutler, and David Dastmalchian. Directed by Peyton Reed. Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania is currently in theaters.

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Melvin Benson Cinematic Doctrine Christian Movie Podcast Host

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!

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