Battle Angel Kicks Ass (But There Probably Won’t Be A Sequel)
Like Captain Marvel, at the center of Alita: Battle Angel is a strong female character who doesn’t know her past. In the movie, scientist Dr. Dyson Ido finds a disembodied female cyborg with fully functioning brain in a scrapyard, gives her a new body and names her after his deceased daughter. Then, Alita wakes up with no memory of her past and a whole new world to discover. Except this whole new world is a world of cyborgs, bounty hunters, cyborg criminals, scrap dealers and extreme sports called Motorball, and a place called Iron City—a wasteland sitting beneath the floating city of Zalem.
You know the girl meets cute boy and they fall in love kind of story. Alita is that kind of movie, only this time the girl is a cyborg and its set in post-apocalyptic future. Continue reading “Alita: Battle Angel (2019)”