The amount of times we had to re-watch the B roll of Sersi and Ikaris *~bonding*~ in Babylon was insane. They were sure to tell us how many thousands of years they had together, multiple times, but apparently blew the budget on CGI so we got to see roughly two days of it. Enjoyed the general concept of this movie, but it could have done without 3-5 of the subplots that bloated the run time and didn’t ultimately matter. And the ending battle was a looong, hot mess.
Feeling torn on this one between my love of a good sharksploitation movie and my love of scuba diving. Suspending disbelief was a big ask.
I know almost no one cares but the scuba science is bonkers. (Rant: you use up air almost 6x faster at 47m so hyperventilating/ talking/ shark-escaping at that depth will buy you maybe 10-15 min on a full tank, nowhere near feature-length movie run time. And drowning is always the worst option. You’d risk the bends and…