MARVEL GAVE ME PTSD !! [Dummy Fan Review “ANT-MAN and THE WASP”]
LIKE WHY DID YOU DO THIS TO ME, MARVEL?
Oh, we shouldn’t start here.
Before that let me just remind you that I am a Marvel fan.
I’ve been watching this franchise since Iron Man (which is yeah, 10 years ago when I was a kid). Although I’m mainly into the box office franchise, I didn’t forget the TV Series. But yeah, I am more into the movies.
So let’s get going.
Marvel fans were crazy with the event in the Avengers : Infinity War will all those dust and half of our favorite heroes disappeared from the universe, like literally, and just like that.
We’re moving on with the movie after that fateful event.
[Some spoiler available below. Proceed with your own risk!]
ANT-MAN AND THE WASP (2018)
So here we are, meeting with the one guy who’s missing during the Infinity War. The small cute little insect who actually a good daddy with daddy-ish jokes.
The movie set up after the event of Captain America : Civil War where Ant-Man/Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) joined force with Captain America and kinda destroyed an airport in Germany.
He broke some law in Sokovia Accord, bla bla bla.
Well anyway, he got 2 years house arrest and another years of probation (which I forgot how many).
Movie start just days before his house arrest ends. He got a lot of free time, even play kids drum set and making a house adventure with his daughter.
But hey, a hero is a hero, right? He got to have a reason to be a hero again.
And we came to Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) who is now in a good term relationship with her father, the first Ant-Man, Hank Pym (Michael Douglas). In the other hands, Scott Lang is now estranged from his mentor.
The father and the daughter are in a new mission, to safe the mother, Janet van Dyne (Michelle Pfeiffer) who also known as the original Wasp. As you know, she was lost in the quantum realm years before the first Ant-Man movie. They believed she still alive out there and one way or another could come back, as Scott did in the first movie.
So Scott it the key to save Janet.
In their journey to save Janet, they were introduced to Ghost (Hannah John-Kamen), a former S.H.I.E.L.D agent who have the ability to move through walls, and Hank’s old friend, Bill Foster (Lawrence Fishburne), another former S.H.I.E.L.D agent, who were back in his days known as Goliath. (Do you see what Marvel did there, huh?)
The rest of the story focus on their mission to save Janet vs Ghost’s mission to save herself from dying vs Sonny Burch (Walton Goggins), a criminal who eager to own Pym’s portable lab (yes, the one ‘building turned into suitcase’ in the trailer).
Pretty confusing, yeah.
But Ant-Man and The Wasp is the best thing that happened after Infinity War…
.. they gave me PTSD.
So for you who doesn’t know what is PTSD:
PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder) is a mental health problem that some people develop after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening event. – US Department of Veterans Affair.
People with PTSD might experience : flashback, fear, severe anxiety, or mistrust.
Exactly what I experienced during the mid-credit scene where Scott was send back to quantum realm. They attempted to harvest quantum energy to continue helping Ava Starr, the Ghost herself who sort of become their friends now. While Lang is doing this in the quantum realm, Hank, Hope, and Janet all disintegrated into dust.
OH MY HEART!
Seeing dust now giving me PTSD.
Good job, Marvel, good job!
I’m definitely waiting for what’s you got in Captain Marvel!
Personal Rating : ★★★★ out of 5
<not giving 5 since I still have PTSD, lmao>