The Hitman’s Bodyguard | Movie Review by Anthony J Digioia

This review was written by Anthony J Digioia. Follow him and his website here for more awesome reviews: SilverScreen Analysis “THE HITMAN’s BODYGUARD” reminds me of that person who is honestly very funny. But frequently you catch them recycling their material that landed well. This one is directed by Patrick Hughes and of course stars; Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman (sort of), Elodie Yung, and Salma Hayek. The story revolves around a notorious hit-man. One who must testify against a Russian dictator he used to work for. He is of course being hunted to keep him from doing so, and in comes a down-on-his-luck bodyguard who will be responsible for getting him to court on time. Now this is a change for me. I am usually the one who likes a comedy much more than the next person. I like a wide range of humor and this film definitely delivers some strong comical moments. It thrives on the chemistry from the two leads but it also tries to do too much, and eventually wears out its welcome. There is a difference between a film that is trying to create humor, and a film that thinks it’s already […]

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