Light on backstory and details and strong on adrenaline and testosterone...not unlike the three films that came before it.
The cast is top-notch and the characters are sufficiently likable but the movie’s vanilla narrative repeatedly offers unsurprising plot points.
Despite some great acting, this is a largely unpleasant viewing experience and the downbeat tone isn’t helped by a narrative that flits back and forth in time without rhyme or reason.
U.S. Release Date: 2017-04-14
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Director: F. Gary Gray
Cast: Vin Diesel, Kristofer Hivju, Nathalie Emmanuel, Ludacris, Tyrese Gibson, Scott Eastwood, Kurt Russell, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Charlize Theron, Dwayne Johnson, Helen Mirren
“Dumbing down” was coined for productions like this: big, splashy, testosterone-fueled monstrosities.
As a superhero movie, it falls into the "adequate" range of the spectrum - neither memorable nor forgettable.
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U.S. Release Date: 2013-10-18
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence)
Director: Bill Condon
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Peter Capaldi, Anthony Mackie, Stanley Tucci, Laura Linney, Carice van Houten, Moritz Bleibtreu, Alicia Vikander, David Thewlis, Daniel Bruhl, Alexander Siddig
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