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Charlie's Angels

Being a critic of a certain age, it's easy to remember the original jiggle vision TV series "Charlie's Angels." This film tries to update the politics, as Bosley is played by writer and director Elizabeth Banks, and what we end up getting is a glorious mess. This is really is a guilty pleasure. The pluses: Banks knows how to write some zingers, so there are some deliciously funny lines in this film. And Kristen Stewart is solid as a somewhat woke, non-feathered haired Barbie doll (when not in disguise) chasing down the bad guys. But the downside: The other angels don't leap off the screen as well as they leap into action sequences, and the story just doesn't do anything to make you feel the world was really in danger. Stay through the credits to see some pretty decent cameos.

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