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Akira may be influential, but god damn is it overrated. For a movie from 1988, it's gorgeous, not even going to deny how pretty it is, the plot is where it comes short. For starters, Tetsuo is a pretty good main antagonist, even if his motives are a little flat. Our main character Kaneda, is out shined by Tetsuo and doesn't really grow as a person. All the side plots are undercooked and often make no sense whatsoever as the…
It's the first one but with a goofier and less tight script. Fat Bastard and Mini Me are both amazing editions to the cast who add a lot of humour and rewatchability to the film, Austin is still enjoyable even if there is no genuine arc (as weird as the first movies one was anyway), it still excels at taking the piss out of spy movies. The plot is goofy, with Dr Evil going back 30 years to steal Austins mojo so he doesn't have his drive anymore...but then Austin realises he doesn't need it? Huh? Is that the joke? Anyways, enjoyable, just not amazing.
Warner Brothers have done it again and created another cashgrab, pointless movie that does nothing good...wait, this isn't the first movie. Jokes aside, The suicide squad might be a contender for best comic book movie of all time, I'm not even joking, it's that good. From beginning to end James Gunn crafts an exciting, fun and emotional film about 7 goofy comic book characters, and they fully embrace how weird they are and I love it.
Shang-Chi is pretty good. Straight away, the action in this movie is amazing. It's the best action the MCU has had so far BY A MILE. Visually, the film looks stunning, it's so full of life especially during the day scenes that you kind of forget it's a marvel movie at points, which is great! The heart and soul of the film is, well, Shang-Chi, specifically the relationship between him and his father. It holds so much weight that I…