Blue Beetle is a strong debut for the Latino superhero.

Jaime Reyes (Xolo Mariduea), a recent university graduate, returns home with high aspirations and plans for the future.

But he soon realizes that his family has been putting up a brave face while he has been away, and that their circumstances have taken a turn for the worst.

Before that, a sentient scarab hooks into his flesh, giving him uncontrollable superpowers.

Jaime only wants to get it out, but he is running out of time since the owners want it back and are targeting him and his family.

Blue Beetle is DC Comics' latest live-action film with a Latino superhero.

But its creators say the film's actual highlights are its emphasis on family and crafting a future anchored in one's past.

New university graduate Jaime Reyes (Xolo Maridueña) returns home with ambitious goals for the future.

He quickly realizes his family has been acting bravely in his absence and that their fortunes have worsened.

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