The mysterious guys with the sunglasses and the dark suits are back once more to protect humanity from knowing that we are not alone. Too bad Men in Black III does little to remind us of why we liked these guys in the first place.
The moral of the “Beast” tale is to not judge something by its appearance. Ironically, one of the least ugly things of the movie is the supposed “beast.” Didn’t anyone tell the makeup department that chicks dig scars and tattoos?
This is the first animated feature to be produced by special effects company Industrial Light & Magic, aka The House that George Lucas Built, and the result is a stunningly animated, fast-paced thrill ride of a movie.
All the while, Cage is spouting off cheesy heroic taglines when he’s not telling one of the least funny jokes I’ve ever heard. Usually a one-liner machine, co-star Ron Perlman contributes one or two, but there’s just nothing for him to work with.
Those who have managed to avoid the promotional materials for this film will probably be much more satisfied with the results as they’ll experience the best lines fresh, but others will struggle again with that sense of déjà vu.
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