Television | Disney’s TV series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier is smart but may be leaning in political directions
by Megan Basham
Posted 4/08/21, 01:02 pm
Those turning to the latest Disney+ entry in the Marvel franchise as a form of escape from our fraught cultural debates may find themselves feeling a little cheated. So too will those hoping its small-screen stature might lend itself, à la WandaVision, to something gutsier and more creative than its big-screen brothers. The Falcon and the Winter Soldier is both more reflective of the troubles of our present moment and more conventional than its streaming predecessor.