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New ‘Men in Black: International’ Trailer is Full of New Gadgetry, Aliens, Bad Puns

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brian-mcgee - April 26, 2019

 

Mere weeks after teaming up again as Thor and Valkyrie in Avengers: Endgame, Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson will be back in the franchise game with Men in Black: International. Men in Black was never anyone's favorite franchise, mainly because they're not great movies. Its first sequel erased the rules of the universe entirely and stole Tommy Lee Jones' happy ending in the first film away from him. And the third film was fun but it made zero sense.

What's weird about Men in Black: International, and the reason I can't give it the benefit of the doubt, is that it's directed by F. Gary Gray, the director of—among many other terrible movies—Be Cool, the 2005 sequel to Get Shorty. It's one of the worst movies ever made and it's a sequel to a legitimately great film. Get Shorty was directed, as were Men in Blacks 1, 2, and 3, by Barry Sonnenfeld. See where I'm going with this?

The one saving grace this has is its cast: Hemsworth and Thompson are both great in everything they do, Liam Neeson's having fun, and Emma Thompson is also on hand to add the gravitas Neeson no longer can on his own. Also, and this is not a spoiler, Chris Hemsworth is easily the best thing about Avengers: Endgame. He's gone from the lamest of the big three Avengers to the MVP of that franchise. Also, if nothing else, it's gotta be better than Men in Back starring Ron Jeremy.

Men in Black: International begins rounding up the scum of the universe on June 14.



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