New ‘Power Rangers’ Reboot Coming from ‘The End of the F***ing World’ Director
In 2017, Dean Israelite directed a feature film reboot of the Power Rangers franchise, that lovably corny 1990s teen action show Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers made from combining a Japanese kaiju show’s aesthetics (and literal footage) with American high school shenanigans and drama.
I was a huge fan of the show growing up and saw the new film with cautious anticipation.
And friends — it was real bad.
Precisely one scene is good — when the newfound Rangers “fight” each other over a Krispy Kreme donut.
Everything else is drenched with pretentiously bombastic “darkness” and “edginess” and “unintelligibly shot action.” But …
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