Henry Cavill is literally the spitting image of Sterling Archer. It is almost distracting when you watch the movie. The characters even tread on similar personality territory. Dang, even their hair is the same.
Anyway, moving on to the movie. I really liked it. I had a lot of fun watching it. I enjoyed the style and the visuals of the film. There is some really excellent cinematography in the shots.
I’m also a sucker for spy movies, whether they are like this, the Bourne movies, The Winter Soldier, etc. Love it.
It really picks up steam as it goes, especially after a bit of a swerve leads to an enthralling torture scene. Yup.
The movie goes from light-hearted spy shenanigans to darker, more serious scenes surprisingly well. There is some great tension building as well as some very dry humour, which is generally my favourite, to break things up.
Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer have a good dynamic with each other. I don’t know if its by design, I think it is, but Hammer and Alicia Vikander never seem natural together, but that adds to their… relationship?
Overall, its a little uneven, but its worth a watch. It isn’t perfect, but not everything can be Inside Out or Mad Max this summer. It’s a great date/night out movie.
- Fantastic Four 1.5/5
- Pixels 1.5/5
- Trainwreck 2/5
- Ant-Man 3.5/5
- Inside Out 5/5
- Ted 2 3/5
- Terminator: Genisys 2.5/5
- Jurassic World 4/5
- Entourage 3/5
- San Andreas 3/5
- Mad Max: Fury Road 5/5
- Avengers: Age of Ultron 4.5/5
To come this summer/year:
- Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, July 31
- Straight Outta Compton, August 14
- American Ultra, August 21
- Hitman: Agent 47, August 21
- Pan, October 9
- Goosebumps, October 16
- James Bond: Spectre, November 6
- The Peanuts Movie, November 6
- The Martian, November 27
- Star Wars: The Force Awakens, December 18
- Before We Go, September 4 (or something?)