Everybody’s feeling better and I could frankly use a couple hours off. BLACK ADAM promises to be – well, not mindless entertainment. But I’m not going in expecting any Deep Thoughts*.
*Although one of the things that strikes me now about SHAZAM! was how there was a surprising amount of dark, down there in the subtext. The worldview is surprisingly stark, not to mention Manichean. It ain’t easy to be good, and there’s virtually no mercy shown to those who fall too under the sway of evil. …I guess it really is a kid’s movie, then. Children aren’t exactly what you’d call nuanced about this stuff.