Film: Flawed pedigree sinks Kingsman

The worst thing about Kingsman is that there are so many good actors in it; all wasted as the film sabotages itself with an embarrassed shrug

24th September, 2017
Taron Egerton as Eggsy in Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Kingsman: The Golden Circle: Directed by Matthew Vaughn, Nationwide, 16, Rating: *

Maze: Directed by Stephen Burke, Selected, 15A, Rating: ***

The original Kingsman, adapted by director Matthew Vaughn and longtime collaborator Jane Goldman from a Mark Millar comic book series, was a rude, cut-rate James Bond for wet-lipped teenagers that made almost half a billion dollars at the international box office. So everyone must come back and do it again, the same, but...

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