Gemini Man was an average and predictable action film with some horrible CG scenes. Especially the ones with "young" Will Smith. So jarring, the CG.
It is Superman-in-Justice-League-no-moustache-mouth bad. In 3D at 120 frames-per-second (fps) and 4K resolution, the flaws are even more obvious. It is like watching a bad TV movie.
Will Smith plays an assassin who is targeted by his employers, by a younger version of himself. End of story. You can see the entire plot from a mile away. And he did not even have an interesting sidekick. Mary Elizabeth Winstead plays some agent who helps him along the way. zzzzz. At least his pilot buddy, Benedict Wong, was a bit more interesting.
Killers who were marked to be killed is not a new plot idea. RED did it. But RED did it with style and humour. And the cast was top class. So it can't be the idea that made this movie suck.
Why, Lee Ang? Why? First Hulk, now this. Why cannot do a good action movie?
You know what are the warning signs? When you see a list of Chinese companies at the start of the movie as the funders. Like Pacific Rim 2. Then you better get ready to be disappointed.
Also annoying was the overly obvious Coca-Cola product placement. The movie kept showing Will Smith drinking it. Oi, we know lah. He drinks Coke. Ok.
Now I am worried about Bad Boys For Life. I like Will Smith leh, but why another stinker like Gemini Man? Sigh.
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