From the outside, it’s clear that The Boys (85%) don’t follow how Marvel and DC Comics are being lampooned. Amazon Prime Video’s superhero series, inspired by the comics of Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, is a scathing critique of traditional superhero film and television, and counts Marvel Studios’ productions among its favorite lampoons. The Gen V spinoff (83%) features new references to competitors, including the can’t-miss WandaVision series (95%).
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In the original series, the first superhero team we know of, Los Siete, is a parody of the Justice League from DC Comics, but for the third time we see Revancha, a group that parodies Los Vengadores, Marvel and one integral part of it is the Condesa Carmesí version Boys Elizabeth Olsen’s character Scarlata Brujah, who debuted in Avengers: Age of Ultron (75%) and starred in her own series in 2021, WandaVision.
But the joke is about generation V Olsen’s character wasn’t a good fit until the concept for the Disney Plus show, which was a tribute to classic sitcoms from different eras, including I love Lucy, Bewitched th The Brady Bunch, between others. In the first episode generation V The empowered acting student says she auditioned for a project to create the dueling meditation that has been around for 70 years in sitcoms.
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This is his literal description WandaVision, since the central theme was the duel of the main character Wanda Maximoff, who went through a very difficult moment, losing her hand and her love Vision, because, using her farms, she changes an entire community, turning the inhabitants into sitcom characters. . And if so, then the tone of the actress’s voice will not be enough. generation V seems to imitate a voice Elizabeth Olsen.
WandaVision“, created by Jac Schaeffer, was well received by critics, praised for its creative boldness, outstanding performances and careful recreation of various sitcom styles. Elizabeth Olsen He received acclaim for his performance and the series received very good reviews from critics. However, I am not free from criticism. Some argue that the single format may confuse casual fans, as well as some critics who prefer a more traditional take on the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).
In light of this, the series was a success, sparking widespread debate and analysis between fans and critics, as well as setting a high standard for future French series on Disney+. In addition, the series received numerous Emmy Award nominations, winning in three categories.
Boys and their legacy
Boys and its spin-offs have gained notoriety for their unique and raw focus on the superhero genre, presenting significant deconstructions of these characters and their worlds. The series demonstrates its ability to subvert expectations and illustrate traditional heroic archetypes by exploring the moral, ethical and social implications of superheroes in a world similar to ours.
En BoysSuperheroes are not simply altruistic symbols of valor; They are commercial products subject to human vices such as corruption, greed and abuse of power. The show presents provocative questions about responsibility, power and idolatry, allowing viewers to consider the naturalness of power and fame and how they can affirm ideals and principles.
With its dark and satirical storytelling, Boys exposes the inherent flaws of the superhero concept, giving an insightful look at the disturbing image above the hair of the floor. The result is a desire among audiences for deeper, more realistic explorations of these iconic characters, while redefining the expectations and norms of the superhero genre.
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