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Was it just me or was the "Bad Guy" underwhelming?


The whole film was a let down but did anyone else find the bad guy to be rather boring? Maybe that is what they were going for but he was neither an evil genius or charismatic or anything really.

Or did they think Gadot would just carry the whole film and no one would care about the mostly boring support cast?

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I don't think this is the kind of "new" comic book movies started by X-men and Iron Man, the sort of movies target young adults. Can be enjoyed by both adults and children.

This movie I think is going back to the old roots, made mostly for children. Characters are more simple and cartoonish, especially the bad guys. The bad guys have no agenda or motivation of political level, which would have been too mature to targeted viewers, the little girls, which I bet you are not.

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He was way too over the top for me. Got obnoxious to watch towards the end. And a shame, since we see him on another popular show called The Mandalorian and we love him there.

Also, was the film trying to redeem him at the end because he hugged his son? He was slimy from the beginning and caused so much pain, fear, bloodshed and global misery through his lifetime of lying and deceit. I don't think I could easily forgive someone like that.

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cheeta should have transformed earlier in the film and gone around attacking people.

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well, the whole plot was very underwhelming, and that dragged the "bad guy" down with it.

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