So much about this movie is wrong: the fact that the humans aren’t wiped out even more quickly than they are, the ham-fisted backstory for the temple, the inconsistencies with how Aliens and Predators are portrayed in their previous films and the special effects. All that aside, there is a schlocky aspect to it all that makes it a fun viewing. And the lead human character winds up being someone who I feel deserved to be in the sequel. If…
As good as a movie about Angry Birds is going to be. Moderately clever in how they formed a story around the game and worked in pieces from the game, but the story drags in the middle and gets bogged down in unsuccessful character development. There’s a big moral lesson set up for the villagers that never pays off. Lots of missed opportunities but not worth getting worked up about considering what it is.
The fifth entry in the "DCEU" is a narrative sequel to movies with a darker and despondent tone. This film has a tonal shift away from those films and finds itself more in line with Wonder Woman than Man of Steel or Batman v Superman. The shift in mood towards a more hopeful world is welcome, but the story baggage this movie has going into it weighs it down.
In the end, it is a fun movie if you don't…