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March 17, 2023

At the Movies: New ‘Shazam!' has more everything, but less charm

AP National Writer

The funniest parts of “Shazam!” and now its sequel involve the overlap between teen-human and superhero life.

Sequels, by nature, are more. Whatever the original had, just add more, the rule seems to be. Even more words in the title — how often is a sequel's title shorter than the original?

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