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‘The Gray Man’ – Big Stars, Big Budget Blah

Same ol’ same ol’: a hero goes rogue, a villain goes berserk, a mission goes awry.

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Although the script bursts with everything you would expect from a mainstream spy thriller, The Gray Man might better be tilted, Mission Impossible: Rote Nation. Reviewer Asher Luberto notes that even stars like Ryan Gosling, playing a black-ops secret agent who tracks criminals across the globe, and Chris Evans, who sports a porn ’stache and stylish duds, can’t juice the project beyond the wan thrills of speed drone cinematography and overstuffed action sequences.

Get the full story and trailer at L.A. Weekly. —VV editors

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