3 Days to Kill movie rating: red light

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3 Days to Kill red light

If it’s meant to be a spy thriller, it’s not exciting. If it’s meant to be a comedy, it’s not funny. If it’s meant to be dumb, absurd, and risible, it’s a success.
I’m “biast” (pro): love Kevin Costner

I’m “biast” (con): the trailer looked ridiculous

(what is this about? see my critic’s minifesto)

(My Ratings posts are a quick way for me to share my reaction to a film. This post will be updated if/when I ever write a review. Feel free to discuss the movie in depth in the comments section.)

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Fri, Jun 20, 2014 5:56pm

Rented it cheap the other day because I felt like a fun thriller, and I had the exact same reaction. The tone was all over the place. This guy was an amazingly skilled killer, but it kept throwing in comedy and family drama. Both areas suffered for it since it never committed to either. What movie was I watching?

Sat, Jun 21, 2014 8:06pm

All these reviews your posting up, but not one for Dragon 2. I see you greenighted it, but I’d like to read your thoughts on it. Soon?

MaryAnn Johanson
reply to  MarkyD
Sat, Jun 21, 2014 10:17pm

Yes, very soon.

Tonio Kruger
Tonio Kruger
Thu, Oct 04, 2018 4:31pm

I’m tempted to borrow a line from one of MaryAnn’s other movie reviews and call this flick “the first action movie of the Trump era.”

But, alas, it came out during the Obama Administration…