Men in Black: International Delivers

 In Action, Adventure, Comedy, Everything, Good
Men in Black: International

The review:

F. Gary Gray continues the entertaining series with Men in Black: International.* Aside from getting to see Chris Hemsworth on screen,** I totally went for the setup of this film and Molly/Agent M’s story.*** There are aliens and fight scenes and cool hardware and all the things one would expect from the franchise.

The verdict: Good

Cost: $1.80 via Redbox
Where watched: at home

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Further sentences:

*I’d had a hard day, and I wanted only to be entertained. My expectations were low, and this film easily cleared that bar.
**Always a treat, and even more so when the movie makes fun of his eye-candy status with in-movie jokes plus a winking Thor reference.
***I like someone who is a striver, and Tessa Thompson captured the excitement and uncertainty of being the new person at the dream job.
****I think I’ve only seen this third one. But you don’t have to watch them in order or anything. Another plus.

Questions:

  • What’s your favorite thing about the MIB franchise?
  • Is it a good use of your time to watch a movie that you will mostly forget a week later?

Favorite IMDB trivia item:

The MiB Agents have been wearing the same standard issue Hamilton Ventura watch since the beginning. The iconic Ventura watch was first released in 1957.

(I googled. It’s about $875 for that watch.)

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