Dog’s Movie House: “Hitman’s Bodyguard” Mild Fun, “Logan Lucky” A Near Comedic Masterpiece!
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With summer winding down, two comedies are competing for the top of a decidedly dour box office. Like so many things entertainment related, marketing often outdoes quality when it comes to getting butts in seats at the movie theaters. The first of these is “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” which seems like a no-brainer. Pairing Samuel L Jackson and Ryan Reynolds in an action comedy seems like surefire box office gold, but unfortunately a limp script keeps “Bodyguard” from achieving true greatness. Fortunately we have Steven Soderbergh, returning from a five-year mini retirement to give us “Logan Lucky” a delightful heist film with a decidedly southern flavor. Continue reading