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The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard Movie Review

Reprising his role as Deadpool, oops I mean Michael Bryce, the bodyguard from the first film of the franchise, Reynolds gets to revisit a character he knows oh so well. The wisecracks are familiar territory and the script throws him a lot of easy-to-hit pitches. Jackson is well Jackson but Hayek really gets to raise her game in regards to her PPM (profanities per minute).   //   The trio gets to engage in all kinds of mischief while they work to save the European Union ...

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As Bryce is driven over the edge by his two most dangerous protectees, the trio get in over their heads in a global plot and soon find that they are all that stand between Europe and a vengeful and powerful madman (Antonio Banderas). Joining in the fun and deadly mayhem is Morgan Freeman as…well, you’ll have to see.   //   THE HITMAN’S WIFE’S BODYGUARD is directed by Patrick Hughes and stars Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Salma Hayek, Antonio Banderas and ...

Retro Movie Review – The Hitman’s Bodyguard

Jackson as the hitman tries his best to drop more F bombs than any of his other films and Reynolds delivers a Deadpool lite performance that shows how well he has a handle on comic timing. Salma Hayek, who has little screen time but nonetheless gives Jackson a run for his money in the profane stakes, plays the incarcerated wife of the hitman.   //   The story simplified to its core element is just a soon to be buddies road movie and almost all the characters are comic ...

Retro Movie Review – Kong: Skull Island

The cast is chock full of Hollywood A-Listers including a man of the moment, Tom Hiddleston, the always popular Samuel L. Jackson (in a bad guy role) and even an attempt at some form of indie cred with Brie Larson, here getting her best Lara Croft on following her star turn in Room. The other A-Lister is that big bad monkey man, who this time out is big but not so bad.   //   The locations are exotic and the sets are stunning and the emergence of the big guy is played to ...

Retro Movie Review – The Hateful Eight

His new film is another period piece (that makes three in a row) and plays out like a longhand love letter to his past. The Western is set almost exclusively in one room and is dialogue heavy to the extreme. That it works so effectively at it’s almost three hour running time is a testament to his skill with words and his utilization of the right mix of actors and actions. The violence is extreme in the few moments that it occurs and gives the film its rightfully earned R rating. &nbs...

Retro Movie Review – Django Unchained

When the rumours of Tarantino tackling the Western genre first surfaced, what a hundred years ago, it provided a number of great movie conservationist’s topics. Could his make cowboys look and sound cool? Could he recharge careers and get superlative performances from his regulars? Could he make an increasingly jaded audience stand up and cheer? In almost all categories the answer is a resounding yes.   //   Few are unaware of the film’s basic synopsis after another ...

Retro Movie Review – Kingsman: The Secret Service

Colin Firth as Kingsman agent Harry Hart is flawlessly cast as our introduction to this world of perfect gentlemanly conduct and deadly killing precision. And in stark contrast to the recent proclivity of the Bond franchise to do away with all those cool spy gadgets, this film is littered with deadly hardware that would have made the old Q more than happy.   //   Underlining the cool technology on display is a story based on character development, honour and paying back ...

Spider-Man: Far from Home Movie Review

The movie is filled with a plethora of insider jokes for fans of the MCU as well as a level of spectacle that rivals almost any other superhero franchise. Giving the experience even more charm is filtering the characters’s actions through the prism of those awkward early teen years. They really are a likeable lot.   //   Holland shares strong chemistry with Jake Gyllenhaal as Quentin Beck / Mysterio and Jon Favreau as Tony Starks right hand man, Happy Hogan. The ...

Zendaya, Tom Holland and Jake Gyllenhaal attend London photo call for SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME

The stars were also joined by the films Director, Jon Watts and co-star Jacob Batalon.   //   Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever. SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME stars Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya, Cobie Smulders, Jon Favreau, JB Smoove, Jacob Batalon, Martin Starr with Marisa Tomei and Jake Gyllenhaal, and is in Australian cinemas Monday July 1! www.facebook.com/SonyPic...

It’s time to step up. Watch the new Spider-Man™: Far From Home trailer!

However, Peter’s plan to leave super heroics behind for a few weeks are quickly scrapped when he begrudgingly agrees to help Nick Fury uncover the mystery of several elemental creature attacks, creating havoc across the continent!   //   Spider-Man™: Far From Home stars Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya, Cobie Smulders, Jon Favreau, JB Smoove, Jacob Batalon, Martin Starr with Marisa Tomei and Jake Gyllenhaal, and is in Australian cinemas July 1! https://www....