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Dome Pondering Movie Review - Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)

What is it about?

An anonymous super secret spy organization recruits the son of a former agent, whose life has been that of a street kid, just as the world is on the heels of a takeover from a global tech. 

Who is in it? 

Colin Firth - Gary "Eggsy" Unwin

Taron Egerton - Harry Hart

Samuel L. Jackson - Valentine

Favorite Scene: 

[Spoiler Alert!]

With time running out to save the world and finally backed into a corner, the Kingsman reversed the chip that was placed in everyone's ear sending off the explosions of everyone who had the chip implanted into their heads. 

Favorite Quote:

Harry Hart: [Quoting Ernest Hemingway] There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.


I wasn't sure what to expect heading into viewing Kingsman, but I'll tell you what, it wasn't what the film is, which is full of action, suspense, and overall awesomeness. Quite frankly, I'm hoping for a Kingsman 2. It's not often I wish for sequels, but Kingsman has the type of plot and background and overall interest that could easily produce one without a public groan. 

It's obvious, what makes Kingsman such a great film is the action, the camera angles, the interesting cinematography and visual concepts, and of course, the acting. If you enjoyed Kick-Ass, you will especially like this film as Kingmsan is Kick-Ass smashed with James Bond. 

All in all, this is a fantastic movie with action, some swerves, and some visual uniqueness that makes the 2 hours and 30 minutes go by really quickly. In my opinion, check this one out! 

Grade: 5/5

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What is it about?
An unusual but driven and idealistic lawyer finds himself in a series of events that forces him to his extremes, and ultimately, to make a decision on what he stands for. 
Who is in it? 
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