Aunt May (Marisa Tomei) comforts Peter Parker (Tom Holland). Credit: Sony Pictures.
Aunt May (Marisa Tomei) comforts Peter Parker (Tom Holland). Credit: Sony Pictures.

The giant story-telling flaw in Marvel’s latest outing

Chadwick Boseman speaking at the 2017 San Diego Comic Con International, for “Black Panther”
Chadwick Boseman speaking at the 2017 San Diego Comic Con International, for “Black Panther”, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California. (Credit: Gage Skidmore, Wikimedia Commons)
Clark Gregg as Phil Coulson in Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Clark Gregg as Phil Coulson in Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Credit: Marvel Studios)

Photo by C. Ryan Patterson (Flickr, Public domain)

The delay of artistic expression buys into the notion that everything will go back to “normal” — which is not what we want.

Lynn Gunn in the music video for PVRIS’ “Dead Weight”
Lynn Gunn in the music video for PVRIS’ “Dead Weight” (Credit: YouTube)

Daniel Whyte IV

Scifi/fantasy nerd pretending to be serious by writing about culture + faith. Signal booster for common sense, objectivity, and humor. | http://danielwhyte4.com

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