Blue Beetle(2023)Movie Review:Yet another run-of-the-mill superhero flick

Rating:5/10

The film’s core message is that family strengthens rather than weakens you, which is a theme I truly appreciate. However, I must caution you that the film contains a few violent scenes, plenty of action, some profanity, and sexual references. Blue Beetle 2023 was intended to be an enjoyable family film, with a focus on the younger members of the audience.

I personally found Blue Beetle to be a rather conventional teenage superhero origin story, lacking any special elements that would make it stand out. It failed to leave a lasting impression on me, mainly because this type of story has become overly familiar. The plot felt generic, and DC’s attempt to inject novelty into the genre fell short. Some plot twists lacked the impact they should have had. Furthermore, the overall plot was quite thin. The main character’s sole motivation is to obtain money and save his parents’ home. Every event that unfolds seems to be a result of chance, luck, or incredibly implausible circumstances. As a viewer, I was not given any compelling reasons to root for any of the characters.

On a positive note, the visuals were impressive, and the action sequences were visually appealing. Credit goes to the director of photography, who, by the way, also worked on films like Hereditary and Midsommar – let that sink in.

Although it had its flaws, I couldn’t help but leave the theater with a smile on my face. The story followed a relatively straightforward narrative, and considering the uniqueness of Blue Beetle, I had a slight expectation that the movie would bring a fresh perspective, although I didn’t set my hopes too high.

Blue Beetle(2023)details

Director:Angel Manuel Soto
Writer:Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer
Stars:Xolo Maridueña、Bruna Marquezine、Becky G
Year:2023
Release date:August 18, 2023 (United States)
Countries of origin:Mexico、United States
Language:English
Also known as:Blue Beetle
Filming locations:Puerto Rico
Production companies:Warner Bros、Warner Bros.Pictures Mexico、DC Entertainment
Running time:127 min.

Blue Beetle(2023)storyline

An alien scarab chooses college graduate Jaime Reyes to be its symbiotic host, bestowing the teenager with a suit of armor that’s capable of extraordinary and unpredictable powers, forever changing his destiny as he becomes the superhero known as Blue Beetle.

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Blue Beetle(2023)top cast

  • Xolo Maridueña(Jaime Reyes)
  • Bruna Marquezine(Jenny Kord)
  • Becky G(Khaji-Da(voice))
  • Damián Alcázar(Alberto Reyes)
  • George Lopez(Rudy Reyes)
  • Adriana Barraza(Nana Reyes)
  • Belissa Escobedo(Milagro Reyes)
  • Elpidia Carrillo(Rocio Reyes)
  • Susan Sarandon(Victoria Kord)
  • Harvey Guillén(Dr. Sanchez)
  • Raoul Max Trujillo(Carapax)
  • Jorge Jimenez(Tío Chema)
  • Eyra Aguero Joubert(Tía Maru)
  • Gabriella Ortiz(Tía Letty)
  • Vicente Ydrach(Old Man in Airport)
  • Modesto Lacen(General Crane)
  • Oshún Ramirez(Nayeli)
  • Brianna Quinn Lewis(Kord Receptionist)

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Author:Gladys Walcott

My name is Gladys T. Walcott, and I’m a passionate fan of movies and TV shows. I enjoy writing reviews about films and TV shows, and I love to share my thoughts and opinions with others. I’m always open to discussions and feedback, so feel free to leave a comment and start a conversation with me.

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