ANTBOY 3 (2016 USA)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 1.4|5.0 Stars ì

Antboy 3—a Danish children’s superhero film—is slightly better than the two prequels, but has a long way to go for this series to be a 2.0 to 3.0 star movie. This film has a better story line than the last two Antboy films and is more realistic, but the acting and the portrayal need a reboot.

Storyline

Albert Gæmelkrå/The Flea (Nicolas Bro) is being released from prison, but is immediately picked up by Alicia Dufort (Paprika Steen) who has designs on world control. She wants Albert to do the dirty work of making a formula to make a super human army capable of helping her accomplish world domination. But Albert does not want to be evil anymore, so he teams up with Antboy (Oscar Dietz) and Wilhelm/Sidekick (Samuel Ting Graf), to take Alicia down.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Ask Hasselbalch for his efforts in directing this film. Thank you to Executive Producers Bo Ehrhardt and Birgitte Hald for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Pelle Nohrman (Oscar Dietz), Ida (Amalie Kruse Jensen), Maria/Den røde furie (Astrid Juncher-Benzon),  John Tøbbesen (Morten Rose), Charles Dufort (Bent Mejding), Amanda (Cecilie Alstrup Tarp), Dr. Brumwinkel (Daniel Christensen), Pelle’s Mother (Lærke Winther), Pelle’s Father (Frank Thiel), Commander Combat (Kim Kold), Niller (Adam Ild Rohweder), Chief Doctor (Albert Wiederspiel), and Asian Girl (Jasmin Fu).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Maybe.  It’s a good study on Danish children films. This director won the 2014 and 2015 Robert Award for Best Children's Film for the two prequels to this film: Antboy and Antboy: Revenge of the Red Fury.

Ben Meyers

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