James Cameron’s ‘Alita:’ Great visuals but no payoff

Cast member Rosa Salazar greets writer James Cameron at the premiere for the movie "Alita: Battle Angel" in Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 5th, 2019. Photo credit: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

Our critics review “Alita: Battle Angel,” the big-budget film about a woman cyborg; “Happy Death Day 2U,” about a masked killer who targets college students; “Isn’t it Romantic,” starring Rebel Wilson as a New York architect who gets mugged and wakes up in an alternate universe; “Donnybrook,” about a former Marine who trains to compete in a fight to win $100,000.