Back in 2014, Kingsman: The Secret Service came out, based on the comic by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons, and really surprised me by how much I enjoyed it. It was a ridiculously fun spy movie. Sure, part of the appeal was seeing Colin Firth in an action role, but the movie was more than that. Kingsman: The Golden Circle is more of the same.
Kingsman: The Golden Circle is a fun continuation of the previous movie. However, it is not without it’s own slew of problems. First off, we’ll start with non-spoilery stuff. The camera work was dizzying at times during hand-to-hand fight scenes. Remember how the Bourne movies made the “shaky cam” popular in fight scenes? Remember how awful it was to try to follow a fight scene with that “shaky cam” going? Well, here they step that up a bit. (more…)