– by Joseph Jammer Medina

Who would’ve guessed that we’d reach this point in our lives? As of this writing, there has been an ungodly number of video game adaptations grace the silver screen. And yet, in spite of it all, there haven’t been very many of them to write home about. Hollywood has taken plenty of shots at it, but for one reason or another, they have yet to stick the landing perfectly — even with the likes of Pokémon: Detective Pikachu.

However, that may all be changing soon. This week’s The Angry Birds Movie 2 is hitting theaters, and reviews have started to roll in, and the reviews are, so far, pretty positive. 

Currently, the film is sitting at 75% on Rotten Tomatoes with 36 reviews counted. I mean, those aren’t exactly Citizen Kane numbers, but the outlet Dark Horizons noted that it is currently the highest-rated video game movie adaptation to date.

It’s above the likes of Detective Pikachu (68%), Tomb Raider (52%), and Rampage (52%), which unexpectedly makes it the winner of the coveted prize. Of course, the reviews are still rolling in, so there’s plenty of opportunity for the other films to eventually take the cake, but this unexpected movie is off to a good start.

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SOURCE: Rotten Tomatoes

Joseph Jammer Medina is an author, podcaster, and editor-in-chief of LRM. A graduate of Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Television, Jammer's always had a craving for stories. From movies, television, and web content to books, anime, and manga, he's always been something of a story junkie.