Warning: Spoilers ahead!
Following a solid return to the big screen with “Black Widow” this summer, Marvel Studios is back with the release of its latest film, “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.”
Directed by Destin Daniel Crelton, the film provides fans with a harrowing adventure filled with thorough character development, well-crafted comedic dialogue, and some of the best-choreographed fighting sequences Marvel has ever produced. In addition to an incredible storyline for its lead antagonist, the film is easily one of the greatest origin stories in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) to date.
Set after the events of “Avengers: Endgame,” the movie takes viewers on the journey of Shang-Chi (Simu Liu), a skilled martial artist attempting to live a normal life in San Francisco after running away from his crime-boss father at an early age. While living it up in the city with his best friend Katy (Awkwafina), Shang is forced to confront his past after his