Subject: Re: THE HITMAN'S BODYGUARD (no spoilers)
On 12/28/2017 12:10 PM, moviePig wrote:
> On 12/28/2017 12:01 PM, Ed Stasiak wrote:
>>> 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.