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The Hitman’s Bodyguard Isn’t Bad, It’s Just Desperately Unimaginative

Turns out you can judge a movie by its title! by Ned Lannamann H ow does one evaluate the successful exercise of a familiar formula? The Hitman’s Bodyguard is so formulaic—and so completely unsurprising in the ways it ably fulfills every requirement of the buddy-action-comedy genre—that it’s both a great movie and a terrible movie. Like a meal at the Cheesecake Factory, it is filling and unsatisfying.
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