And indeed, while the film may ultimately deliver little that truly hits the viewer in the gut, as a giddily goofy fun time at the movies, it delivers pretty much everything you'd expect.
It's certainly not perfect, but it nevertheless sets a fine foundation for future movies featuring this wonderful cast of characters. Welcome to the big leagues, Billy Batson. You've (mostly) earned it...
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