Glass Onion is everything you could ask of a sequel: bigger than the original, keeping the same charm that made it a hit, but innovating on the formula. It feels like a proper new chapter in an ongoing adventure, not a retread of the same story.
In our current landscape, you will not easily find another science-fiction/fantasy epic with such a firm voice, such a maximalist visual identity, or such a portentous tone.
Zack Snyder’s latest is a fun zombie heist action movie that gets exponentially dumber as it progresses.
So, I can tell you what happens in Hotel Artemis, but I’m not sure I could tell you what it’s about. There is no real narrative throughline that unites these characters, no defined goal that marks the general path we want the story to follow.