Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 1 Review
Although I don’t agree with a lot said in this summation. I have a hard time looking at these stories by reducing them to political correctness issues, which drives me crazy (this is one aspect of writing, not the whole job), this is a good summation of the general feeling I had after the show. Give it a read. Lady Geek Girl is a very interesting blog that if you aren’t following, you should.
Well, this was going to be a Once Upon A Time review, but I’m still not caught up in that, so I’m turning my tender attentions to the polarizing first season of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s first foray into television: Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. was so hyped by fans and Marvel alike that, in retrospect, I’m not surprised we were initially disappointed. Coming off the success of both The Avengers and Iron Man 3, I suppose we were in a place where the MCU delivering a terrible story seemed even less likely than DC casting a Wonder Woman. Oh, how times have changed.
Now that I’ve watched the whole season, I wouldn’t consider it irredeemably bad, although I was certainly tempted to drop it several times midseason. I just wish it had been shorter and tighter, and had gotten more interesting more quickly.
Basically, I’m not…
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Posted on May 22, 2014, in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Marvel and tagged Friends, Hydra, Lady Geek Girl, Phil Coulson, Political correctness, S.H.I.E.L.D., Subcultures, Television. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.