Netflix’s The Gray Man from the Russo Brothers may be this summer’s surprise hit. It expertly balances great characters, a tight script, and stunning action in a high-octane thriller with much to offer. Harkening back to Captain America: The Winter Soldier in all the best ways, the Russo Brothers bring this story to life with immense talent, creating one of the summer’s best movies.
The characters are what make this film memorable. Were it not for the characters involved, The Gray Man would suffer heavily from the weak intrigue and mystery of the plot. The big reveals are highly generic, but the characters are so rich that they nearly make up for any issues from the subpar intrigue. All the characters and the actors portraying them come across as three-dimensional beings making...Full review >>