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‘Alita: Battle Angel’ is all flash but no substance

Rosa Salazar stars as Alita, a female cyborg, in

Angel Ortega

February 24, 2019

“Alita: Battle Angel” attempts to compensate a flawed narrative with stunning visuals. The film, directed by Robert Rodriguez, takes place in the year 2563. A cataclysmic war, known as "the fall," has left Earth devastated. While salvaging through the scrapyard of Iron City, Ido (Christop...

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