When a systems engineer blows the whistle on a dangerous technology, Charlie's Angels from across the globe are called into action, putting their lives on the line to protect society.
"However absurd this sounds, when the last Charlie’s Angels movie reboot came out almost 20 years ago – with Cameron Diaz, Lucy Liu and Drew Barrymore as the three ass-kicking special agents reporting to their unseen male coordinator, “Charlie”, and Bill Murray playing their droll helper Bosley – it felt like an actual pop cultural event. There were feature articles in the press, asking readers to remember which of the Angels from the original 70s TV show they liked the best, and playfully noting what those various preferences inadvertently revealed."
"In the interest of due diligence, I recently reread my review from 2000 of the first big-screen “Charlie’s Angels.” I opened that appraisal with a fast takedown and a sincerely posed question: “Of course, it’s terrible — but did it have to be this bad?” Two decades later, I hopefully watched the new big-screen version of “Charlie’s Angels,” which turns out to be another egregious stinker."
"Back in 2000, the glossy relaunch of Charlie’s Angels felt like a genuine pop culture event. The central casting of Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu, all at the height of their fame, was an impressively inspired get."