I know I'm pretty much alone on this, but I have to admit that I'm a Night at the Museum apologist. People like to rip on this franchise a lot, and they're not wrong -- it ain't high art, or high comedy, and it doesn't even remotely try to be historically accurate or believable in any way -- but, to be frank, whatever. I think the first movie is fun for what it is, and I enjoy it every time I watch it for its stellar cast and shiny effects. I'd rather save my knee-jerk hatred for things like Paul Blart and Dance Flick, is what I'm saying. And while the previous installment was a heist movie, this one promises to be a battle! At the Smithsonian! I am so in! And I don't even know who's fighting who or what they're even fighting about! Which doesn't matter much -- I suspect a great reason for the battle won't even be given during the film, but nevertheless let's take a look at the new army and see where they fall in battle usefulness.
Al Capone (Jon Bernthal) Well he was in the Italian mafia, obviously, and that Deadliest Warrior show says they could even beat the Yakuza in a fight! I know! I couldn't believe it either! Capone's tough, street-smart and handy with an early edition automatic weapon. On a scale of one to ten -- one being Ricky Gervais's museum curator and ten being, I don't know, Chev Chelios from Crank -- I'm giving Capone a 10!
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