Movie Review: ANT-MAN AND THE WASP – fun sequel that could have been better with a more focused script

If there’s one thing that Marvel Studios do best, it’s casting. Arguably, the entire franchise may not be where it is right now if Robery Downey Jr had not been given the now-iconic role of Tony Stark in 2008’s Iron Man, but it seems like every major casting decision they’ve made has been perfect.  A few years ago I couldn’t have imagined an actor like Paul Rudd fitting in anywhere in the Marvel cinematic universe, but then along came Ant-Man, completely putting that notion to rest.

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Movie Review: ANT MAN – boilerplate Marvel plot, elevated by Paul Rudd

Ant Man

Back from watching Ant Man, the latest offering from Marvel Studios, and like most people who’ve commented on Facebook, I enjoyed it. I thought Rudd was as engaging as he usually is, and it was a nice change to see him playing something like this instead of the sitcom rut I think he was digging into. I thought the entire cast did okay too, and with that black bob, Evangeline Lilly was scrum-diddly-umptious. Continue reading “Movie Review: ANT MAN – boilerplate Marvel plot, elevated by Paul Rudd”