Director: Jonas Åkerlund
Year Released: 2019
An assassin, Duncan Vizla (Mads Mikkelsen), is ready to retire from the business to just hang out in his cabin and drink and watch TV when his employer Blut (Matt Lucas) sends a hit squad after him because he doesn't want to pay him his pension. It feels like two movies in one and neither of them is any good: half is a somber mood piece with Mikkelsen and despondent next door neighbor Camille (Vanessa Hudgens) as they spend time chopping wood and practicing shooting, the other part is some hyperactive neo-punk dreck with overacting and grotesque colors and bright red gore splattered over the walls. It's silly and juvenile, like some half-baked adolescent fantasy someone came up with after watching Smokin' Aces ... and then there's the 'plot twist' at the end that's tacked on just to make room for a sequel, but at least Mads and Vanessa use what material they're handed and try to take it somewhat seriously, so there's that....