Power Rangers is getting some poor reviews but you be the judge
- Author: Salvatore Jensen Mar 26, 2017,
Mar 26, 2017, 10:00
What do you think about five "Power Rangers" movies coming our way?
The Green Ranger, originally named Tommy Oliver, was pretty much the central character on the original Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers show. While their levity towards adversity is an endearing trait, the film never really knows how to measure its dark moments with its lighter ones. When they morph into Power Rangers, they wear customized boots. Part of the movie is about these kids trying to go through all of these challenges and figure out not only who they are, but who their tribe is.
It's imperative that they band together to stop Rita Repulsa (Elizabeth Banks, hamming it up in glorious fashion, and while we're at it how did no punk rocker adopt the name of this character?).
The Harlingen twins eventually made it into the theater and watched the movie with the new and old cast of the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.
I give Power Rangers the "Checky™ Seal of Approval!"
'Obviously I was just incredibly focused on getting this one right and setting up the origin story while thinking about teasing the second one, so as far as I've gotten in terms of real discussion, creatively, we've only gotten kind of into the second one.
"Power Rangers" the movie is the third film in the "Power Rangers" franchise with Dean Israelite as director and John Gatins as the writer. Kids will absolutely love the film's simplicity, and it's undoubtedly one of the reasons Power Rangers is so popular throughout the generations: it is innocuous, something we can all identify with, and unapologetic in its inoffensiveness.
Infamous anti-gay lawmaker Vitaly Milonov said the movie promoted 'fascist ideology, ' reports the Hollywood Reporter. I really enjoyed myself and will be curious to see what the sequel delivers, as we will be introduced to Tommy Oliver, a.k.a. the Green Ranger.
"I knew that it was my job to show, you know, that people that are on the spectrum are just regular people".
The battle sequence at the end of the film was epic as our five heroes take on Rita and her beloved Goldar.
Perhaps the most important aspect of the movie, however, are not the Power Rangers and their Zords, but rather Jason, Zack, Billy, Trini, and Kimberly.
Also true to the TV show, the movie features the super-tough villain Rita, who's determined to take over the world and will stop at nothing to get what she wants.