Black Widow

  • King’ takes Bishops? Hawkeye’s finale bows out in style…

    Eleanor Bishop (Vera Farmiga) is a pragmatist, and it now seems she’s been working for Wilson Fisk (Vincent D’Onofrio) for a very long time, willing to lie and kill for him – even if it was just to pay off her late husband’s debts. But the ‘Kingpin’ doesn’t take...
  • Dun Ronin? Hawkeye takes the Fifth and impacts the wider MCU…

    As Clint and Kate recover, separately, from their recent battles, it’s become clear that they both have unresolved problems that will involve their families and could endanger their loved ones.  As Yelena Belova stalks Clint for the role she believes he played in Natasha’s death, she has time to...
  • Watch and Learn: Hawkeye slows the pace, but ups the threats…

    Caught accessing Eleanor Bishop’s computer, Clint and Kate have to endure an awkward family meeting, even though it confirms some of their suspicions. But Eleanor isn’t backwards at coming forwards when it comes to the safety of her daughter and reminds Clint, if he needs it, that bad things...
  • Johansson & Disney finish their Endgame and Infinity War of words…

    UPDATE – 30th September: Scarlett Johansson and Disney appear to have stepped back from the edge of vitriolic exchanges – ones  that had many commentators saying that whatever the merits of the actual case, the ‘House of the Mouse’ had acted very questionably in its personal criticism of Johansson...
  • COVID: Disney pulls trigger on Black Widow’s cinema/ streaming debut…

    Let’s be honest… it was only a matter of time. This morning, Disney confirmed the inevitable and announced that the next Marvel movie Black Widow will not be the cinema-only release that the company had been insisting was their preference, but will instead debut simultaneously on big-screen and Disney+....
  • Safe Harbour: Hellboy teams up with Black Widow…

    It looks like David Harbour is going to have a busy 2019. This month he will take the title role in the revamped Hellboy, acting under several layers of prosthetic make-up and he will, of course, be reprising his role of Sheriff Jim Hopper in the third season of...
  • Ladies’ Choice: Cate Shortland to become ‘Widow’ maker…

    Cate Shortland, the director of Lore and Berlin Syndrome, looks to be the director selected to helm Marvel‘s long-gestating Black Widow movie. The concept of a film built around Natasha Romanoff, the assassin-turned-Avenger, has been in the works for a long time, especially with early criticism that however successful...