Men in Black III (2012) – Movie Review

Men in Black III is the sequel to Men in Black II and the third installment of Men in Black with both Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones reprising their roles as Agent J and Agent K respectively.

SPOILER WARNING: Plot and/or ending details follow.

Will Smith, Josh Brolin and Michael Stuhlbarg in "Men in Black III"
Will Smith, Josh Brolin and Michael Stuhlbarg in "Men in Black III"

With the help of his girlfriend Lily (Nicole Scherzinger), Boris the Animal (Jemaine Clement) escapes from the Lunar Max prison facility on the Moon and reaches Earth in order to take revenge on K for his lost arm. Boris

The next day, Agent J (Will Smith) learns that Agent K is no longer at his apartment only to realize Agent K has been dead for over 40 years. When Agent O (Emma Thompson) decodes that J’s craving for chocolate milk is due to his headaches caused by a fracture in space-time continuum, J is convinced that Boris has acquired a time-jump device and traveled back to 1969 to kill K, resulting in an imminent invasion of Earth by Boris’ Boglodite species due to the absence of the ArcNet.

J obtains a time-jump device from Obadiah Prince (Lanny Flaherty) at the black market and travels back to July 15, 1969, a day before the incident between Boris and Agent K. In 1969, J tries to prevent a murder committed by Boris in Coney Island but failed and is arrested by a younger K (Josh Brolin) who takes him back to MIB facility and attempts to use a gigantic Neuralyzer on J before J convinces K at the very last second.

Agent J and Agent K work together and is joined by an alien named Griffin (Michael Stuhlbarg) who possesses the ArcNet, and helps them to oversee the set up of the shield to protect Earth from the Boglodite. When they arrive at Cape Canaveral, the place where Apollo 11 lunar rocket launch is occurring, they are arrested by the military police. However, when Griffin uses his precognitive power on the Colonel (Mike Colter), he not only allows them to carry the mission but personally assist them to ensure the agents are successful.

J and K are minutes away from attaching ArcNet onto the Apollo 11 only to be slowed down by both 1969 and modern-day Boris. In a battle with the 1969 Boris, K causes a fueling hose rupture which sprays liquid nitrogen on 1969 Boris’ arm instantly shatter it before he successfully plants the ArcNet on the rocket. While J manages to stop the modern-day Boris by avoiding his spikes after he uses the time-jump to travel back to the beginning of the fight.

The Colonel congratulates K and K invites him to join the agency while J watches from the distance. However, 1969 Boris emerges from the blast chamber and kills the Colonel. This time, K integrates Boris to kill him instantly. When a young boy named James (Cayen Martin) exits a military van near their location looking for his father, Agent K coaxes him away from the truth and neuralyzes him while taking care of him. From here, we learn that the young boy turns out to be J and the Colonel is J’s father.

Overall, Men in Black III is not too much about alien invasion but a comedy with light action. The film may not be perfect but it is certainly entertaining. Like how K says it, MIB 3 is slick.

  • 7 out of 10
  • A fun, light-hearted action comedy that is surely entertaining
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Justin Bieber, Eminem Dominate Billboard Music Awards

Justin Bieber shared honors with Eminem as both emerged the top winners at Sunday night’s Billboard Music Awards with six trophies. But it was his kissing and embrace of reported girlfriend Selena Gomez that set the Internet on fire after a night that saw vibrant performances from Rihanna, an upside-down Cee Lo Green, Nicki Minaj, Ke$ha, Mary J. Blige with Lil Wayne, Taio Cruz, the Black Eyed Peas and Pitbull.

Bieber nabbed Top New Artist, Top Social Artist, Top Streaming Artist, Top Digital Media Artist, Top Pop Album and Top Streaming Song at his first-ever trip to the show. Meanwhile, Eminem (who was not in Las Vegas for the show) captured Top Artist, Top Male Artist, Top Billboard 200 Album, Top Rap Artist, Top Rap Song and Top Rap Album for his smash comeback, Recovery.

Complete List of Winners

  • Top Artist: Eminem
  • Top New Artist: Justin Bieber
  • Top Male Artist: Eminem
  • Top Female Artist: Rihanna
  • Top Duo/Group: The Black Eyed Peas
  • Top Billboard 200 Artist: Taylor Swift
  • Top Hot 100 Artist: Katy Perry
  • Top Digital Songs Artist: Katy Perry
  • Top Radio Songs Artist: Rihanna
  • Top Touring Artist: U2
  • Top Social Artist: Justin Bieber
  • Top Streaming Artist: Justin Bieber
  • Top Digital Media Artist: Justin Bieber
  • Top Pop Artist: Lady Gaga
  • Top R&B Artist: Usher
  • Top Rap Artist: Eminem
  • Top Country Artist: Taylor Swift
  • Top Rock Artist: Train
  • Top Alternative Artist: Mumford & Sons
  • Top Latin Artist: Shakira
  • Top Dance/Electronic Artist: Lady Gaga
  • Millennium Award: BeyoncĂ©
  • Touring Award: U2
  • Icon Award: Neil Diamond
  • Top Billboard 200 Album: Eminem, Recovery
  • Top Pop Album: Justin Bieber, My World 2.0,, Katy Perry, Teenage Dream
  • Top R&B Album: Usher, Raymond v. Raymond
  • Top Rap Album: Eminem, Recovery Top Country Album: Taylor Swift, Speak Now
  • Top Rock Album: Mumford & Sons, Sigh No More
  • Top Alternative Album: Mumford & Sons, Sigh No More
  • Top Latin Album: Enrique Iglesias, Euphoria
  • Top Dance/Electronic Album: Lady Gaga, The Fame
  • Top Christian Album: Skillet, Awake
  • Top Hot 100 Song: Taio Cruz, “Dynamite”
  • Top Digital Song: Taio Cruz, “Dynamite”
  • Top Radio Song: Bruno Mars, “Just the Way You Are”
  • Top Streaming Song (Audio): Nelly, “Just a Dream”
  • Top Streaming Song (Video): Justin Bieber featuring Ludacris, “Baby”
  • Top Pop Song: Taio Cruz, “Dynamite”
  • Top R&B Song: Usher featuring will.i.am, “OMG”
  • Top Rap Song: Eminem featuring Rihanna, “Love the Way You Lie”
  • Top Country Song: Lady Antebellum, “Need You Now”
  • Top Rock Song: Train, “Hey, Soul Sister”
  • Top Alternative Song: Neon Trees, “Animal”
  • Top Latin Song: Shakira featuring Freshlyground, “Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)”

Justin Bieber Hugs & Kisses Selena Gomez at Billboard Music Awards

Justin Bieber embraced and kissed girlfriend Selena Gomez at Sunday night’s Billboard Music Awards. Bieber’s die hard fans must be really pissed off at this.

Lady Gaga Tops Forbes Celebrity 100 List for 2011

Lady Gaga tops Forbes annual Celebrity 100 list — which list the top 100 most powerful people in the entertainment business each year. They earned $4.5 billion over the last 12 months by starring in films, playing basketball, walking the catwalk and more. But they also rose to the top by garnering influence.

Lady Gaga

Gaga took over the number one spot from Oprah who has won four out of seven times in the past seven years. Gaga made $90 million from her monster tour, has 32 million Facebook fans and 10 million Twitter followers and sold 1 million digital downloads of her recent single “Born This Way” in only five days. She also made money from MAC makeup, Monster headphones and Virgin Mobile phones she features in her videos. And this didn’t even include GagaVille yet.

Oprah managed to earn $290 million last year for the second spot and she may drop further next year with her talk show ending just recently. Justin Bieber earned $53 million in the past one year to rank third, thanks to his heaps of fans who attended his concerts, bought his music and watched Bieber 3-D documentary movie.

The others in the top ten includes U2 (4th), Elton John (5th), Tiger Woods (6th), Taylor Swift (7th), Bon Jovi (8th), Simon Cowell (9th) and Lebron James (10th).

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Justin Bieber is very popular. But when you slow down Bieber’s "U Smile" by 800%, it sounds like an Enya number.

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