New film Discussion: ‘Shazam!’ (2019) Spoiler Thread

Shazam! hits theaters today. It is the seventh installment in the DC Extended Universe. It stars Asher Angel, Zachary Levi, and Mark Strong.

What did you think of the film? Is it a worthy follow-up to previous successful DC entries like Wonder Woman and Aquaman? How was Levi’s performance? How was Strong as the villain? Do you want to see Levi’s Shazam join the Justice League? Where does it rank alongside the rest of the DCEU? Every DC film? Was it really Big with superheroes?

Tell us your thoughts on Shazam! in the comments below!

Synopsis: Billy Batson is a streetwise 14-year-old who can magically transform into the adult superhero Shazam simply by shouting out one word. His newfound powers soon get put to the test when he squares off against the evil Dr. Thaddeus Sivana.