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Power Rangers review by Ben Read, March 2017.
Power Rangers may not be as popular, or highly regarded as its Marvel and DC counterparts in the current superhero landscape. But, as a series that has endured for 24 years, 24 seasons, 2 movies, and enough action figures to fill an entire Toys R Us, it is firmly embedded within pop culture. With both Transformers, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles both receiving the reboot treatment in recent years, it was only a matter of time. Now, Saban and Lionsgate are targeting nostalgic 90’s enthusiasts, with a re-packaged Power Rangers franchise for the 21st century. Is it a Mighty Morphin ‘misfire? Or has Saban captured lightning in a bottle once again?
The plot once again revolves around 5 teenagers with attitude, who are selected to become earths mightiest saviours, by »
- Ben Read
“Power Rangers” had a respectable $40 million opening weekend, according to Deadline, and fans are already clamoring for a sequel. Luckily, the cast already has a bold new idea for a twist on the original story in case of a second installment.
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“A lot of the cast and I have discussed that we think it should be a girl,” he said. “It makes it even: three girls, three boys. It’s left blank. It’s a cliff-hanger. »
- William Earl
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