MOVIE REVIEW | Smith’s ‘Gemini Man’ Double Role May Have Asked Too Much

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Untitled5For a Will SmithAng Lee action movie, “Gemini Man” is a huge disappointment. Even a subpar Smith-Lee collaboration, however, can be very entertaining. Both Smith and Lee know their art and can produce tight, action movies with the ease of Donald Trump making a Tweet.

I believe two factors affected this uneven effort. Smith is a U.S. government hitman (Henry Brogan) who wants to retire. Faster than you can say Jason Bourne, the Deep State puts a hit on Brogan, who easily parries the clumsy thrust, but not before meeting fellow government spy Danny Zakarweski, played by Mary Elizabeth Winstead.

As Brogan and Zakarweski escape to Colombia, Clay Veris, the evil owner of the private military contractor Genesis, played by Clive Owen, dispatches a clone of Brogran to terminate the pair… (a subscription to the Jimplecute is required to continue reading this article).

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