Taking place after the events of The Scorch Trials, The Death Cure sees Thomas (Dylan O’Brien) and the other Gladers travel to the last city standing in order to save their friend Minho (Ki Hong Lee) from the clutches of WCKD. The direction in The Death Cure’s story was all too expected, but that did not stop this finale from being effective. From beginning to end the story was a non stop thrill ride as the Gladers’ journey into the city was nothing short of exciting. However this was not to say that the plot did not take its time to catch its breath. This was evident in Teresa’s (Kaya Scodelario) side of the story as her conflict allowed the plot expand on the gravity of the situation. In its own way the plot was able to blend the trilogy’s previous aspects which allowed these elements to come full circle. The only thing holding the story back was that some questions were not fully answered and certain plot points relied a little too much on conveniences. Despite this the plot of Death Cure still worked as its presentation and conclusion brought the story of the Gladers to a satisfying end.
If anything else can be said it is that Maze Runner: The Death Cure was a distinct finale. Although its direction could have been stronger in certain areas the movie featured a well crafted presentation that allowed this installment to be an exciting time at the movies. From story to technical elements The Death Cure was a thrilling adventure through and through as it gave this trilogy a fitting and strong conclusion-not to mention making it a solid blockbuster for the year.