Pete and Brigette Review Wild Target

Wild Target

Wild Target

Describe it in 25 words or less.

Pete: A story about a professional assassin who encounters a conflict of interest.

Brigette: A professional hit man has his life turned upside down when a particular mark proves more difficult to rub out than first thought.

Genre:

Pete: Comedy/Crime

Brigette: Dark Comedy

Who was your favorite character and why?

Pete: Tony because I could relate to him the most.

Brigette: Victor Maynard because he wasn’t only a highly skilled killer but also a true gentleman.

Who was your least favorite character and why?

Pete: Ferguson because he was so serious and vicious.

Brigette: Ferguson because he didn’t respect the people who worked for him.

How was the casting?

Pete: Excellent; I loved everyone one who was in this film, especially the lead roles played by Bill Nighy and Emily Blunt.

Brigette: Superb.

Did it grab you immediately or did it take a while?

Pete: The opening scene grabbed my attention and, despite the pace of the film slowing a bit in the middle, it was entertaining throughout.

Brigette: It grabbed me right away with both visuals and the fabulous script.

Favorite quote:

Pete: “I’ve only known you for 3 hours and it would already take me 3 days to list everything that I hate about you”. – Rose to Victor

Brigette:
Fabian: “What flavour are these?”
Appraiser: “Potpourri.”
Fabian: “They’re not bad.”

How was the soundtrack?

Pete: Brilliant.

Brigette: Really well suited to the film. There were a few songs I couldn’t find but we’ve added as much as possible to Spotify, Grooveshark and Rdio.

Have you watched other films by the same director/actor?

Pete: I’d like to watch everything that Bill Nighy has been in, I think he is a brilliant actor.

How was the ending?

Pete: The ending was great; it was not entirely predictable and I liked that.

Brigette: Happy but not sappy or corny.

What was the moral of the story?

Pete: Remember that your actions may have a huge impact on others.

Brigette: Sometimes you have to go with your gut.

Who would you recommend it to?

Pete: Anyone who loves a great mix of crime and comedy.

Brigette: Anyone who enjoys films with an absolutely perfect combination of wit, warmth and depth.

Won’t Eat Their Cereal opportunity: Bill Nighy Won’t Eat His Cereal

Beer Pairing: (Pete’s specialty)

Anything with Target hops in it or Toppling Goliath Brewery’s Assassin

Recipe: Birthday Cake

Craft/Activity: Newspaper Party Hats

Artwork:
Rembrandt Self Portrait 1640
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What is the best way to soften a hardened heart?

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