Excerpt: Though the film might seem minor and insignificant if you look at it as another installment in the MCU, it’s the small pleasures, personal stakes, and idiosyncratic charms really spoke to me. It’s not only effortlessly likable, it has a big heart that earnestly cares for the characters and their relationships.
Excerpt: Ant-Man And The Wasp is the kind of playtime entertainment suited for Scott Lang’s better-when-on-a-team personality, loaded with size-shifty sight gags and lower stakes worth Paul Rudd’s ensemble stardom.
Excerpt: Without having to stick to the confines of an origin story structure this time around, this lighthearted sequel manages to push into its zaniness right away, with a better handle on character, action, and humor.
Excerpt: It is a kind of pallet cleanser after the traumatizing events of Infinity War. A distraction that reminds us that the stakes don’t have to be fate-of-the-universe level in order to keep us engaged.