|Genres:||Comedy, Science Fiction|
|Crew:||Executive Producer: Steven Spielberg | Original Music Composer: Danny Elfman | Producer: Walter F. Parkes | Costume Designer: Penny Rose | Editor: Christian Wagner | Executive Producer: Barry Sonnenfeld | Casting: David Rubin | Director of Photography: Stuart Dryburgh | Producer: Laurie MacDonald | Characters: Lowell Cunningham|
The Men in Black have always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe. In this new adventure, they tackle their biggest, most global threat to date: a mole in the Men in Black organization.
'MIB: International' sounds like a good idea on paper, from the cast and the director - even for the franchise, the idea to go “International” sounds really exciting and a great way to expand the world without being too tied to the original films. Unfortunately, it’s just another boring blockbuster using a nostalgic property to make a quick buck without understanding what made the lighting in a bottle that was the first film work. We didn’t even get a rap tie-in song from Will Smith or even Pitbull, and that’s what truly hurts the most. - Chris dos Santos
Read Chris' full article... https://www.maketheswitch.com.au/article/review-men-in-black-international-wish-we-could-memory-wipe-this-one
Chris Hemsworth just makes everything better. The only good parts of Ghostbusters was Hemsworth. His Thor movies were the best of the MC individual movies and his presence made the Avengers movies that much more enjoyable. Similarly, his levity here made a decline from MiB3 more tolerable. He's just fun to watch.
They've changed the setting, the leads, the journey cycle, the effects, (most of) the supporting cast, the tone, and the timeframe, yet somewhere we still have the exact same plot. Four for four on Men in Black with the EXACT. SAME. PLOT.
I was entertained though, so, there's only so much I can complain really.
Final rating:★★½ - Had a lot that appealed to me, didn’t quite work as a whole.