I rated Shazam! 7/10 on IMDb


a solid 7. This is a fun movie that bucks the D.C. trend for darkness and replaces pompous nonsense (S vs B, JL) with puerile humour befitting the young protagonist.

Sort of Big meets Spider-Man, this is real fun at times. And while some effects and story components don’t quite work (seven deadly sins) it is enjoyable and entertaining.

Mark Strong plays a surprisingly consistent and mean bad guy. There’s no quarter given to his young opponent irrespective of his guise.

Well worth watching.

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