Gringo

GRINGO

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Review: Mild-mannered U.S. businessman Harold Soyinka finds himself kidnapped in Mexico. He fights for survival in an increasingly dangerous situation but is he out of his depth or two steps ahead?
Director: Nash Edgerton
Actors: Joel Edgerton, Charlize Theron, David Oyelowo, Thandiwe Newton, Bashir Salahuddin, Glenn Kubota, Melonie Diaz, Amanda Seyfried, Harry Treadaway, Theo Taplitz, Paris Jackson, Yul Vazquez, Hernan Mendoza and Hector Kotsifakis
Year: 2018
Genre: Action, Comedy and Crime
Conclusion: 3/5
This is a very enjoyable film and found myself laughing a lot. The plot of this film is all over the place and so is the script. It is like there is almost too much happening at once and they can’t even keep up. I know I have said this many times but I think David Oyelowo is brilliant and he is the one that keeps the film going. Every time he came onto the screen, he was a joy to see. I wasn’t really convinced with Amanda Seyfried and Harry Treadaway’s sub plot. There was no reason why they had to add them into the film as it would have probably worked better without them. The director of this film is the brother of Joel Edgerton. I would probably have been disappointed with this film if I had paid to see it in the cinema.

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