The tragic hero archetype is much less compelling when 99% of all the heroes we see on screen are using it. Which is why it was so refreshing to see that Kamala’s journey as a hero is a wholesome one.
Obi-Wan Kenobi has a hard time justifying its existence within the Star Wars canon but it’s great performances and high-tension moments are undeniably entertaining to watch.
At its core it is truly Oscar Isaac’s incredible performance that drives the show to great heights.
Villain-deficiencies aside, while Black Widow was never made with the intention be groundbreaking – it is more than worthy as a solo outing for Natasha Romanoff.
What sets Cruella apart from Disney’s other live-action attempts is that it does not feel shackled by the need to stay true to its source material.