Alita: Battle Angel ★★★

DIY filmmaker Robert Rodriguez takes on producer/co-writer James Cameron's vision to adapt the Japanese cyberpunk manga of the same name by Yukito Kishiro for a truly imaginative, futuristic action adventure. Long in development, Alita: Battle Angel is another dystopic sci-fi fantasy that uses Cameron's trademark sense of world-building and Rodriguez's hard-scrabbled aptitude for visual filmmaking to realize its story.

full review @ rickchung.com