Excerpt: As a spin-off reboot meant to reignite interest for a new generation, F. Gary Gray’s Men in Black: International sadly crash lands with a sleep-inducing dud, despite the cosmic charisma of stars Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson.
Excerpt: Performs a complete charmectomy on its usually hugely charismatic stars, leaves them to flounder about with a bizarrely inept script, and actually seems to be trolling us with its pseudo feminism.
Excerpt: As a summer blockbuster, “Men in Black: International” is a flat, underwhelming mediocrity that doesn’t reinvigorate the franchise at all and just neuralyzes its audience’s memory as it plays out. More like “Meh in Black.”
Excerpt: Keeping Men in Black: International afloat, in addition to the colorful effects, globetrotting locals, and all-around first-rate production design – are two colorful central performances from Thompson and Hemsworth, who help breathe some fresh life into the franchise.