‘I don’t remember the last time I saw a movie that was so incredibly sexy, without hardly any sex taking place’.
The above is my immediate response to the question: ‘So, how was The Gentlemen?‘
There’s no denying that near enough all the men in The Gentlemen are handsome and well dressed, which helps. But it’s ultimately the great performances and clever dialogue/wordplay combined with Guy Ritchie’s filmmaking style, that for me, made The Gentlemen so special.
Ritchie’s film is a smart crime/comedy/action movie. One that stars Mathew McConaughey as Michael Pearson, an American ex-pat who’s trying to sell off his highly profitable marijuana business. Except, things don’t quite go according to plan.
At the start of the movie, you may sense a little bit of a slow burn, but worry not, because it only gets better and better. The Gentleman is the kind of film most, if not all film fans will enjoy; especially big fans of Ritchies first two movies, Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998) and Snatch (2000). And for anyone who may have been worried about how convincing Hugh Grant’s cockney accent was going to be, you can rest assured that he does a good job.
Watch The Gentlemen for all the reasons mentioned above. I had so much fun taking it all in that I can only imagine how much more fun the actors must have had bringing Ritchie’s characters to life.
Happy Film Loving
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you got me at “sexy” and “Guy Ritchie” 😀 I love most his Sherlock Holmes (and am hoping for No. 3 next year)… to be honest, I have not seen a single film with Mathew McConaughey… maybe this should be the first one! 🙂
I think The Gentlemen isn’t a bad place to start your introduction to McConaughey revelation. I believe I first saw and liked him in A Time To Kill (1996).
I meant to add, prior to seeing The Gentlemen, I had no idea I’d find it as sexy as I did.😁I look forward to hearing your thoughts after you’ve seen it. I know for sure that I’ll be watching it again because I like the dialogue so much.
you got me so intrigued mentioning the dialogue as well 🙂 I’ll tell you when I watch it, thank you so much, Gia 🙂 (Gia, right? 🙂 )
You’re very welcome Alexandra! 🤓
Gia, Gloria, G. Either one is good.
Happy Wednesday to you.
Oh loved your opening line sell! They should put that on the movie ads!
Thank you! 🤓
Ha ha ha, excellent 😀 Sounds good. I will look out for it.
Great, I hope you like it. 🤓☀️
😀 Thank you 🙂