The Falcon and The Winter Soldier – Is It Meeting the Expectations?
The show depicts serious subjects like racism, monetary difficulties, PTSD, and the long-term effects of the Blip
The Falcon and The Winter Soldier is one of the most awaited series from the MCU. It started off on a modest note, and things are getting heated now. Read on to know whether the series is meeting the expectations. Please note that the review might have some spoilers. You have been warned, soldier.
The Falcon and The Winter Soldier recap and review
The first episode of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier starts with a movie-style chase that makes people believe that the show is meeting the Marvel(ous) expectations. From the first episode, the show depicts serious subjects like racism, monetary difficulties, PTSD, and the long-term effects of the Blip. In essence, the first episode had many intense sequences with some comic scenes thrown in. The first episode of the show was also about seeing two men finding their way in the aftermath of a great tragedy.
In the second episode of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, Sam Wilson, who has been gone for 5 years, is working for the American armed forces, and chasing the bad guys. His sister is facing financial troubles and has to sell the family boat, something Sam objects to. Bucky Barnes is struggling with PTSD and attending therapy sessions. He feels guilty as he killed many innocents while working for HYDRA.
All in all, The Falcon and The Winter Soldier is a good watch and can be considered a good option for fans who wanted more of MCU after WandaVision ended. It deals with bigger issues like racism and the fate of some heroes after the government is done with them.
The fans obviously want more from The Falcon and The Winter Soldier. The action scenes are good, but they can be made juicier. Also, the rift between the new Captain America and the two former Avengers is something that needs to be taken care of. Will these two sides join hands to beat the new threat of Super Soldiers they are facing? We will just have to wait and watch. The six-episode series of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier might give you a surprisingly stunning storyline and might leave fans craving for more, just as WandaVision did.
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