As Scott Lang balances being both a superhero and a father, Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym present an urgent new mission that finds the Ant-Man fighting alongside The Wasp to uncover secrets from their past.
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One of the better Marvel films and a superior sequel to the first. A very fun film and I appreciated the subliminal leftist politics buried throughout. At the end of my screening, the whole audience applauded. I suppose audiences love Marvel films because they're the only reliable and competent things released by Hollywood studios these days. Saw it twice in theater, although mostly for the air conditioning.
One of the most enjoyable Marvel movies to date, Ant-Man and The Wasp feels like a true comic book adaptation: stakes are relatively low, the humor is breezy, and it's all about saving family and the ones you love. Evangeline Lilly and Michelle Pfeifer are perfectly cast and add texture to what could easily be a bland affair. The big problem is that in the end it's a forgettable film with one-too-many villains.
I think it's telling that two of the biggest jokes from the first movie - namely, Michael Peña's rapid-fire lip-synch storytelling and a reference to melancholy new wave music - are recycled here. But, hey, I'm no hater: if this had come out back in 2014, the same year as "Winter Soldier" and "The Dark World," I would have called it a totally acceptable Marvel sequel that fell somewhere between the two.
The humour and pure sense of fun is not lost in this second 'Ant-Man' entry that alleviates some of the pain and sorrow inflicted on audiences by the recent 'Avengers' flick. Casting all around is strong with Michael Pena easily the best in show this time ('truth serum'). Effects are top notch but this is nothing more than summer entertainment as was the previous offer.
"Deadpool 2" and "Ant-Man and the Wasp" being released so soon after "Avengers: Infinity War" makes a lot of sense. Given the gravity of the penultimate installment in the biggest superhero team-up movie ever, these two comparably light, airy features make for a good breather as things might intensify even more. With that, this sequel has all the things you'd like: charm, consistency, and inconsequential amusement.
I loved it more than the first especially in it's balancing the humor and action with various characters whom I all liked being around as opposed to alot of these summer blockbusters which feel inhuman and hollow.
This is solid gold popcorn fun right here that never lets up the whole way through. Chocked full of gut busting hilarity and jaw dropping action sequences this is a fun little entry to the Marvel Cinematic Universe that yet again perfectly links into their grand cinematic scheme of things.
Another solid and entertaining flick where Rudd and co. delivers the goods making Ant-Man easily the best Marvel-series at the moment. The jokes and gags are excellent (Pena is hilarious) and the action is inventive and sometimes jaw-dropping. The biggest drawback are the villains who are quite frankly boring as hell and sometimes the narrative falls into routine. But overall this is a great sequel.