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Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)

Review by CJ

Director:
Peyton Reed

Starring:
Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas

Other notable appearances:
Michael Peña, Tip ‘T.I.’ Harris, David Dastmalchian, Hannah John-Kamen, Laurence Fishburne, Michelle Pfeiffer, Bobby Cannavale, Judy Greer, Abby Ryder Fortson, Walton Goggins, Randall Park, Stan Lee

Running time:
118 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Ant-Man, Deadpool, Guardians of the Galaxy

 

Following the events in Captain America: Civil War, Scott Lang (Rudd) is under house arrest and estranged from the Avengers, Hope van Dyne (Lilly) and Dr. Hank Pym (Douglas). Hope makes contact with Scott when she realises he is their only chance at rescuing her mother, Janet (Pfeiffer), from the Quantum Realm. 

Things get out of hand when the trio become targets for a blackmarket technology dealer and a mysterious attacker who can phase in and out of reality.

Ant-Man and the Wasp is the 20th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).

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Ant-Man (2015)

Review by CJ

Ant-Man

Director:
Peyton Reed

Starring:
Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evangeline Lilly, Corey Stoll

Other notable appearances:
Michael Peña, David Dastmalchian, Tip ’T.I.’ Harris, Judy Greer, John Slattery, Hayley Atwell, Stan Lee, Anthony Mackie, Chris Evans, Sebastian Stan

Running time:
117 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Iron Man, The Avengers, Big Hero 6

 

Ex-burglar Scott Lang (Rudd) is convinced to undertake one last score to set himself up with a life so he can see his daughter. When the burglary is completed, he discovers that the huge score he was promised is nothing more than an old motorcycle suit.

Upon trying on the motorcycle suit and shrinking to the size of an ant, Scott finds there is much more than meets the eye. Through the suit’s communication system, Scott talks with the man to whom the suit belongs and is given a series of tests. He passes the tests and is brought to the suit’s original owner Hank Pym (Douglas) and his daughter Hope (Lilly). They explain that Lang is the only hope to stopping a small problem from having a big impact.

Ant-Man is the 12th film the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).

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