Movie Review -- 'MIB: International' is the Death of "Galaxy Defenders"
Posted by Matt Eckholm on Monday, June 17, 2019 at 12:00 AM By Matt Eckholm / June 17, 2019 Comment
I’m starting to pick up on what I believe to be the ‘Sony Pictures Formula’ for rebooting a property. It’s on full display here in MIB International, but you can see hints of it in the still-Sony adjacent Spider-Man Far From Home, and interviews with Paul Feig post-Ghostbusters Answer The Call reveal that it would have been used for the sequel to that film as well.
The formula goes something like this - start with a Columbia Pictures IP that is generally defined by its connection to New York City. Take the action...