Charlie's Angels

Charlie's Angels

DVD - 2020
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Director Elizabeth Banks takes the helm as the next generation of fearless Charlie's Angels take flight. In Banks' bold vision, the Angels are working for the mysterious Charles Townsend, whose security and investigative agency has expanded internationally. With the world's smartest, bravest, and most highly trained women all over the globe, there are now teams of Angels guided by multiple Bosleys taking on the toughest jobs everywhere.
Publisher: Culver City, California :, Columbia,, [2020]
Copyright Date: ©2020.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (DVD) (approximately 118 min.) :,sound, color ;,4 3/4 in.
digital, video, surround, Dolby Digital 5.1, rda
2.39:1 widescreen, rda
DVD, NTSC, rda
video file, DVD, dual layer, region 1, rda

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CMLibrary_gjd Oct 08, 2020

A reboot I can finally get behind!! I really enjoyed Elizabeth Banks' take on this mostly female detective agency. One of the elements we found appealing were the links they made with other incarnations of the Townsend Agency (some of the CGI looked a little photoshopped though) rather than completely disavowing what had come before.

Strong female characters, female writers, female director--and a strong soundtrack make this movie a good date night or if you have older children, family viewing. I hope to see more female lead movies coming to screens soon.

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mlinard
Oct 02, 2020

This was another fun Charlie’s Angels movie. I enjoyed it. My daughter enjoyed it. Is the movie or any of the players going to win an Oscar for it? No. Is it worthwhile to see and light-heartedly entertaining? Absolutely!

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roxiekat21
Sep 13, 2020

was funny & great! will watch again.

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raymontez
Sep 12, 2020

Very Good version of Charlie's Angels

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reginator_22
Sep 11, 2020

This is an ok action movie. I'm still not a fan of Kristen Stewart; I think she's awful at acting. Not a must watch, but a decent one to see during this pandemic.

JCLHeatherM Aug 13, 2020

A continuation of the reboot from the original series (there's a cute nostalgia scene of previous Angels in the first half of the movie), the film just didn't hold up. A lot of flash and action scenes, plenty of glitz, glam, and bling, but not enough 'heart' or character development to make me care about the Angels as individuals. We get splashes and hints of backstory, but without a payoff or follow through, there's really no point in having backstory and character development at all. There's a few moments where the cast is able to shine together. but with stilted dialog it's really very brief. The one other small bright spot of the film is the end credits, where we see additional Angels performing various tasks and challenges.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Aug 13, 2020

Charlie’s Angels is a very enjoyable movie. The movie is about a group of female private agents, who are known as “Charlie’s Angels” that are sent on a very cool mission. It’s one of my favourite action movies to watch. I really enjoyed the plot and the suspense that was in this movie. The movie is also really funny, and it’s great to watch with your friends or family. The action and comedy in this movie are really great, and the actors have done an incredible job. This movie is really good, and you would enjoy it a lot if you like action, and comedy! I rate this movie a 4/5.
@Khutoria of the Hamilton Public Library's Teen Review Board

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PeaceFinger
Jul 30, 2020

SISTERS ARE DOIN' IT FOR THEMSELVES.... or
ANYTHING YOU CAN DO, I CAN DO AS SEMI-COMPETENTLY...
Elizabeth Banks stepping up again, and taking a hard turn against the male heirachal system with the revamp here... the cast of leads did not over impress me; and a heavy dosing of short hand back story to fill in the blanks. Sir Stewart as the villian (from what I've
heard of the series PICARD, maybe it's just as well...) the fomulaic rounding does deliver as the original did a generation ago, and now we have the benefit of those "Angels" to blaze this trail for those who today still are suppressed and marginalised despite their talents and aspirations...
Makes me proud to hate myself for being a man who in all likelihood would be as conniving, underhanded and barely capable as the 2nd male lead villian.. Djimon Honsou was lucky to get out early, but I would not be too surprised to see a franchise fester from this effort; if only to wipe the smug grin off my chauvinist face from record box office, theme singles and fast food tie ins....

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misatim
Jul 12, 2020

Wow this is bad, I am not sure if it is the acting, or the script. The ending was the only good part of the movie. The directing was good and the camera angles were fine. They just seemed to want to cram it with a bunch meaningless events then a great ending. Pass it by

ArapahoeLizet Jul 06, 2020

Yes! Girl action movies! I enjoyed the original Charlie's angels from the 70s and the 2000s version. Girls fighting evil with amazing movies, and always looking good. Love the characters! I really dislike Kristen Stewart in the Twilight movies, but this movie, I got to see a side to Kristen that I really enjoyed.

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reginator_22
Sep 11, 2020

Violence: Gun violence

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reginator_22
Sep 11, 2020

Sabina Wilson: Wait. Why would Bosley want to take Elena to Brok?

Bosley: Bringing the Birdman back to Alcatraz, I guess.

Saint: The who?

Bosley: It's a movie. Burt Lancaster.

Sabina Wilson: Birdman. Michael Keaton.

Bosley: No, Michael Keaton is Batman.

Saint: No, Ben Affleck is Batman.

Bosley: I mean, is he? Am I really the only person here who knows who Burt Lancaster is?

Sabina Wilson: I'm concussed.

Bosley: It doesn't matter. It's an old movie. It's from, like... ..

Saint: How old ARE you?

Bosley: How old am I? What? That has nothing to do with it.

Saint: I don't have your references.

Bosley: There are film buffs of all ages.

Jane Kano: Let's go get our girl!

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