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
5
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...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Get basic

*New subscribers only

You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly

€315

€248

Unlimited Access for 2 Years

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

Radio review: A splash of culture gets us through the blues

TV review: Marvel’s latest bag of tricks is a mixed one

Appetite for Distraction: the best in home entertainment

Appetite for Distraction: our pick of home entertainment