Guy Ritchie’s The Gentlemen

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Guy Ritchie is back in murky London town with his new gangster comedy-drama.

Has the same trappings of the classic Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998), but pales by comparison. A complex plot, convoluted twists with violent cutaways, this movie has its highs and lows and a few laughs along the way. When marijuana drug baron extraordinaire, Mickey Pearce (Matthew McConaughey) decides to sell his thriving business he is taken by wise guys, wide-boys and wannabes to their cost. Superb vehicle for Hugh Grant who plays Fletcher, the slimy, guttersnipe gumshoe to perfection. Good performances too from the rest of the cast, particularly Colin Farrell (The Coach bedecked in a played tracksuit) and Eddie Marsan (Big Dave the tabloid editor). Just as the dialogue, peppered with F and C bombs begins to drag, the plot picks up. The movie has also an excellent soundtrack.

Director: Guy Ritchie Starring: Hugh Grant, Charlie Hunnam, Matthew McConaughey, Michelle Dockery, Colin Farrell, Jeremy Strong, Henry Golding.

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