It’s always fun to see angels fight with machine guns, right? That’s why Legion
is a good movie. Not a great movie, but it delivers on what you want. Namely, angels fighting with machine guns. Of course, we also get lots of entertainingly over-the-top possessions (of children, old ladies, ice cream men, etc.), guys exploding while hanging from inverted crosses, that kind of thing. But there’s something awesome in the basic premise that supernatural beings made to work in the service of God himself are best battled not with spiritual might or geysers of holy water, but with automatic weapons.
We open on the film’s mysterious hero, Michael (Paul Bettan...