Shazam! in 2019 dispensed with the gloomy storylines that had descended
over the DC films and instead brought us a film that was light funny and
Now Shazam is back in Shazam! Fury Of The Gods. A bigger, longer but not
necessarily better sequel. This time Shazam (Zachary Levi) and is family of
superheroes are pitted against the daughters of Atlas ((Helen Mirren and
Lucy Liu) who have come to earth to take back Shazam’s powers.
Much like the recent Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, Shazam! Fury of The
Gods rather than keeping it fun and easy going tries to pound our senses
with sometimes questionable CGI. Some of the flying scenes look no better
than when Christopher Reeves was flying through the air as Superman back in
Shazam! Fury of the Gods certainly isn’t as bad as the aforementioned
Ant-Man. Whilst it might not be up to the standards of the original, Fury
of The Gods still has enough action and humour packed in to it’s not
inconsiderable running time, it stretches to 2 hours and 10 minutes, to
keep all but the most critical of superhero fans happy.