Alita: Battle Angel Movie Review
Alita: Battle Angel: An Overambitious Sci-Fi Adventure Gone Awry
Alita: Battle Angel is a science fiction movie of cyborgs. It takes the audience to 2563 AD. A catastrophic war called “The Fall” has devastated the earth that has been reduced to rubble after the war. But a cyborg scientist is hopeful of locating life in the rubble.
Dr. Dyson Ido is broken by the untimely demise of his daughter Alita in the war. He smiles for the first time after discovering the remnants of a female cyborg. He brought that cyborg to home and names her Alita. The cyborg is brought to life but she has no memories of her past. She’s complete lost in the present world that is full of dangers. Alita finds a teenage friend Hugo who becomes her love interest in the movie. They both dream of relocating to wealthy sky city of Zalem but there are many hurdles in their path.
Highlights of the movie
- Cyborgs are given human actions and emotions
- Amazing CG animation and 3D shooting with stereo imaging system
- The movie includes approximately 1500 visual affects shots
- Robert Rodriguez spent over $100 million in the movie
- It is PG-13 movie due to some action scenes
Alita: Battle Angel First Look & Poster
The poster has Rosa Salazar applying blood with her right hand under the left eye. While she’s staring at someone from behind a few hair strands extending from her forehead to nose.
Why watch the movie?
It is a science fiction movie that takes the audience to future. Also, the technology used in making the film is an attraction?
- First joint movie of the filmmakers Robert Rodriguez and James Cameroon
- James Cameroon revealed in an interview that the movie is based on first four books of the series of manga books
- Alita’s big eyes evoked strong reaction from audience
- The movie has three Academy Award Winners and one nominee