at the risk of making this review into a Thing™, i gotta say, i find myself deeply uncomfortable when men pile onto an okay, not-great movie starring women about women. men put out shit all the time and we praise them for mediocrity. i mean, have you seen Christopher Nolan's movies? they're deeply, almost fatally mediocre but we praise him as a god. or Woody "Pedophile" Allen? the guy has more duds in his filmography than classics and yet he's…
a huge course correction from the execrable second chapter (which i reviewed here): the choreography much more varied; women get speaking roles beyond victim; there's a non-binary actor playing a non-binary role; the film embraces the slapstick absurdity of its presence instead of the po-faced sententious mood of the second. even the middle section, a general wasteland for action films of this ilk, livens up its choreo with the inclusion of 2 very good dogs.
Halle Berry is and always…
A post from Reddit:
Whoa bro! This movie was fucking sick. It had all these great ethnic stereotypes and then the end acknowledged that those jokes are stale. How meta! My mind was fucking blown! Also, how hilarious is it that two dudes would fuck??? Right??? So funny. You know what's also funny? Stupid religious people. They're fucking dumb for having faith. Fuck them. Now let's go smoke some weed.