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From: Obveeus <Obveeus@aol.com>
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Subject: Re: THE HITMANS BODYGUARD (no spoilers)
Date: Thu, 28 Dec 2017 13:30:30 -0500
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On 12/28/2017 12:10 PM, moviePig wrote:
> On 12/28/2017 12:01 PM, Ed Stasiak wrote:
>>> moviePig
>>>
>>> THE HITMAN'S BODYGUARD
>>
>> Ryan Reynolds was funny in this but Samuel L. Mutha Fuckn Jackson
>> kills any movie he’s in, as he always plays the same character and they
>> should have cast someone else for his role.
>>
>> But its worth watching if you’ve got nothing else to do.
> 
> While I do enjoy Reynolds's shtick more than I do Jackson's (by now), I 
> couldn't really see either reaching for new ground here.  That's okay, 
> of course, as lots of actors play themselves for an entire career.  But, 
> in this instance, Reynolds's comic persona seemed an ill fit with, e.g., 
> war atrocities and high body-counts,,,

What you call an 'ill fit' was really the only thing that saved an 
otherwise empty action film.