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Kingsman: The Golden Circle dazzles

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Nothing is too weird for Kingsman: The Golden Circle. The film constantly one-ups itself in how over-the-top it can go in trying to recreate the success of its predecessor, Kingsman: The Secret Service. Without going into detail, there are several scenes involving robotic dogs and pop singer Sir Elton John. How much more crazy can it get than that? Director Matthew Vaughn returns to deliver another hard-hitter in the spy genre. Taron Egerton reprises his role as Gary Unwin, better known as Eggsy, and delivers another solid performance in developing a main character that grabs the audience. From fighting opponents with robotic arms to trying to impress the King and Queen of Sweden, there’s nothing Egerton doesn’t excel at in capturing the essence of the suave spy protagonist. Colin Firth and Mark Strong also return as Harry “Galahad” Hart and “Merlin,” and also add captivation to their roles. Much of the…

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Kingsman: The Secret Service a slick, hilarious, fun ride

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Two films were released on Valentine’s Day weekend, one of them was based on E.L. James’ novel series Fifty Shades of Grey and the other was a little movie by the name of “Kingsman: The Secret Service”. Kingsman based off of graphic novel titled “The Secret Service” is directed by Mathew Vaughn (X-Men the First Class, Kick-ass) starring Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Michael Caine, Samuel L. Jackson and a whole slew of “Oh it’s that guy!” actors. Mark Hamill makes an appearance, as does Jack Davenport (Commodore Norrington from Pirates of the Caribbean) and newcomer Taron Egerton. The movie was initially set to be released late last year similar to current releases Jupiter Ascending and Seventh Son, but all three were not ready for their initial release dates and they were pushed back to February. Whereas Jupiter Ascending has been panned for its zany effects and hard to follow plot, and Seventh…

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