The title character, portrayed by Rosa Salazar via performance capture, in a still from Alita: Battle Angel (category IIA), directed by Robert Rodriguez. Christoph Waltz co-stars.

Alita: Battle Angel film review – James Cameron, Robert Rodriguez join forces for cyberpunk spectacle

  • The story of Alita, a cyborg with no memories who discovers her incredible fighting skills, will appeal most to teenagers
  • However, viewers of all ages will appreciate the sensational work of Rosa Salazar in the title role, achieved via performance capture
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The title character, portrayed by Rosa Salazar via performance capture, in a still from Alita: Battle Angel (category IIA), directed by Robert Rodriguez. Christoph Waltz co-stars.
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A still from Alita: Battle Angel. Rose Salazar, who plays cyborg Alita, wore a motion-capture suit during filming.

Alita: could this James Cameron pet project be Hollywood’s breakthrough manga movie?

  • Manga adaptation stars Maze Runner actress Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Mahershala Ali, Jennifer Connolly, Eiza Gonzalez and Keean Johnson
  • The story of a cyborg who awakens with no memory in a dystopian world and discovers her fighting powers has universal themes
Topic |   American films

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A still from Alita: Battle Angel. Rose Salazar, who plays cyborg Alita, wore a motion-capture suit during filming.
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