Thrumming in the background, while, is a hum of David Lynch uncanniness. When one of Wanda’s neighbours cuts her hand, and the crimson blood gleams amid the black and white, the vibe is abruptly extra Blue Velvet than Scarlet Witch.
Weirder however, neither Wanda nor Vision feel to detect that the fashions have skipped ahead a 10 years amongst the very first two episodes (try to remember, also, that Eyesight is officially lifeless in the Marvel videos).
Disney+ has produced the 1st two instalments readily available at start with new episodes arriving each and every 7 days over the next two months. The producers take comprehensive gain of the “slow-drip” format, packing the display with Easter-eggs. What, for occasion, is the significance of the upside sword symbol? (Pssst, it’s to do with counter-intelligence company S.W.O.R.D.).
As a loving pastiche of creaky American sitcoms WandaVision is endearing. And Olsen and Bettany are plainly possessing a hoot in their retro frocks and father sweaters. But it’s that rising dread – with the secret it portends – that will deliver Marvel lovers scrambling back for far more.