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.
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.
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.
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
Fabian: “What flavour are these?”
Fabian: “They’re not bad.”
How was the soundtrack?
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
Rembrandt Self Portrait 1640
What is the best way to soften a hardened heart?