Kyle J. Steenblik

Alita: Battle Angel is a Spectacular Special [Review]

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Alita: Battle Angel
4 1/2 stars out of 5
Directed by Robert Rodriguez
Screenplay by James Cameron, Laeta Kalogridis
Based on Gunnm (Battle Angel Alita) by Yukito Kishiro
Starring: Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly, Mahershala Ali, Ed Skrein, Jackie Earle Haley, Keean Johnson
Production companies: 20th Century Fox, Lightstorm Entertainment, Troublemaker Studios, TSG Entertainment
Release date February 14, 2019
Running time 122 minutes
Rated PG-13

Set several centuries in the future, the abandoned Alita is found in the scrapyard of Iron City by Ido, a compassionate cyber-doctor who takes the unconscious cyborg Alita to his clinic. When Alita awakens, she has no memory of who she is, nor does she have any recognition of the world she finds herself in. As Alita learns to navigate her new life and the treacherous streets of Iron City, Ido tries to shield her from her mysterious past.

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