Shazam! (2019) – Movie Review

Review of 2019 comic book movie Shazam!.

Storyline: We all have a superhero inside us, it just takes a bit of magic to bring it out. In Billy Batson’s case, by shouting out one word – SHAZAM! – this streetwise fourteen-year-old foster kid can turn into the adult superhero Shazam.

Director: David F. Sandberg
Writer: Henry Gayden, Darren Lemke

Stars: Asher Angel, Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Jack Dylan Grazer, Adam Brody,

Genre: Action | Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi | Comedy | Super Hero
Release Date: April 5, 2019
Runtime: 2h 12min
Production Companies: New Line Cinema, DC Films, The Safran Company, Seven Bucks Productions, Mad Ghost Productions
Distribution Company: Warner Bros. Pictures
US MPAA Rating: PG-13
Canadian MPA Rating: PG

Budget: $100 million

===== REVIEW SCORES =====

DANNYMALT SCORE: 8.5
IMDB Score: N/A
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metascore: 74

Review Scores as of March 25, 2019.

=====SHAZAM COMICS=====
Issue 1: https://youtu.be/Jlsr8UnkcRc
Issue 2: https://youtu.be/P5_QaxjY8BQ
Issue 3: https://youtu.be/ae2FPaPENQQ

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===== EXTRA INFO =====
Intro & Outro Music in video by Illinois Brass Band “Bach, Toccata and Fugue in D Minor” is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Illinois_Brass_Band/Music_to_Summon_the_Spirits/

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