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Men In Black International | F. Gary Gray

June 13, 2019

When Men in Black debuted in 1997, it was as an amiable goof, Ghostbusters with aliens, a delight. The then-cutting edge special effects and breezy chemistry between its two leads largely covered for the fact that there wasn’t much plot relative to its universe-expanding premise, the subtext about an intergalactic immigration force went largely un-interrogated, and the movie barely left Manhattan. More than two decades and three sequels later, we’ve got Men in Black International, which jettisons almost everything that made…

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