"Groups of super powered people begin a war that will bring the city they live in crumbling down. Allegiances of super powered people fight for control of a young girl, who holds the ...
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Charles Malik Whitfield
"Groups of super powered people begin a war that will bring the city they live in crumbling down. Allegiances of super powered people fight for control of a young girl, who holds the ultimate power to control anything and everyone in the city. They will begin a war that in the end could bring the entire city crumbling down."
If you think of it as sitting down to read a comic book, it's actually pretty great
I enjoyed its unique style. This movie has got beat up a lot because of the low production values and perceived poor acting, but some of those things are stylistic choices (such as the deliberate over-acting in the Sin-City movies) that I think worked. Rather than trying making comic book scenes look real like big budget comic movies do, they went the other way and made the movie look and feel more like a comic book.
The dialogue is not organic, but it isn't organic in comic books either. In comics, the characters mostly speak in the language of exposition because that medium requires it in order to work well; and that unusual style of dialogue is reproduced here. Is it cheesy? Sure, but dialogue in comics is cheesy. It adds to the overall feel of reading a comic book in a new way.
The thing I like most about this movie is how the characters and plot are slowly revealed in an intriguing way, gradually giving just enough information to keep the story moving while maintaining the mystery of the events leading up to the film.
It's definitely not for everyone, but if you watch it with the mentality of reading a dark and gritty comic book instead of expecting your Marvel movie itch to be scratched; there is merit to it's unusual style.
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