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Re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

So I’m assuming this movie has long leaked online for the ones who say they saw it. It must have streamed overseas.

I’m in no rush. I’ll wait until it hits Hulu.

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Re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

That made me curious so I looked it up, it looks like it leaked the day it was announced for Hulu, I think somebody was pissed and did that intentionally
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Re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

What a fun assed fucking movie! Grillo is this movie. He’s in just about every scene and owns and narrates with the confidence of a perfect lead movie star. He has charisma, charm, humor and brings the heart. And damn is he ripped. If this were in theaters, people, the Hollywood higher ups, would notice. Hell, they still might and rightly so. This is like a mix of Source Code, which is an amazing movie, and Edge of Tomorrow: Live, Die, Repeat, which is also a movie that is a hell of a lot of fun. I think this one though has more heart and Grillo not only brings some kick ass indestructible attitude, but he also brings the heart. Right to the kind of surprising end. All the players were just great, especially the cadre of assassins. Mel chews it up, per usual. Nothing really new from him. Naomi Watts is pretty wasted for an actress of her caliber. Didn’t even mind Ken Jeong, who usually gets on my nerves. And Michelle Yeoh, though she doesn’t have a huge part, but for pushing 60, looks fucking great. This was a ton of fun, highly rewatchable and Grillo, again, is this movie and hopefully is in a ton more stuff. Rich mentioned Taken and Liam Neeson above and there is a joke about it in the movie. Nice job all around.


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Re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

Watched this last night, 100% agreement, cool flick!
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Re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

Comes out on Hulu next Friday. I'll give it a watch
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Re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

Up on Hulu tomorrow.
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Re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

see it. see it all. you will all love it and think Grillo is incredible! i hope the bluray has some extras at least.
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Re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

Knocked this out tonight. Fun little action flick. Grillo's TRT and/or HGH usage couldn't be more obvious
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Re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

He still killed it in other ways...
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Re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

Oldboy, your love for Grillo rivals Why So Blu’s love for Gerard Butler. Grillo seems like a really nice guy in real life, but his acting is laughable at best.

Seiously, this was okay at best. Definitely Hulu fodder. Had some funny moments, but this was as expected from Carnahan. Disposal 90 minute entertainment. Almost boring action and bad CGI to boot.

But other than Grillo, fun cast!
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Re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

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Oldboy, your love for Grillo rivals Why So Bluís love for Gerard Butler. Grillo seems like a really nice guy in real life, but his acting is laughable at best.

Seiously, this was okay at best. Definitely Hulu fodder. Had some funny moments, but this was as expected from Carnahan. Disposal 90 minute entertainment. Almost boring action and bad CGI to boot.

But other than Grillo, fun cast!
iyo of course.
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Re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

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But other than Grillo, fun cast!
I wonder why Watts took this part. Seemed kind of small for her. I know she’s worked with Grillo a few times, maybe that’s why.
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Re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

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“Exactly. Neither will mine”. (OldBoy, 3.6.21, 8:45 pm est)
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Re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

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Oldboy, your love for Grillo rivals Why So Blu’s love for Gerard Butler. Grillo seems like a really nice guy in real life, but his acting is laughable at best.

Seiously, this was okay at best. Definitely Hulu fodder. Had some funny moments, but this was as expected from Carnahan. Disposal 90 minute entertainment. Almost boring action and bad CGI to boot.

But other than Grillo, fun cast!
Nothing wrong with that and do think he’s all that. I thought in this particular movie he was able to take his character actor/second man status to another level. I thought he was equal parts humorous, warm, intense and can kick some mother fucking ass in many splendid ways. The movie isn’t so much the actors. Really only on Grillo’s shoulders and just does a tremendous job. The movie is campy, sure, but a ton of fun and digital effects treat.

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Re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

Besides he’s no Idris Elba!!


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Re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

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Nothing wrong with that and do think heís all that. I thought in this particular movie he was able to take his character actor/second man status to another level. I thought he was equal parts humorous, warm, intense and can kick some mother fucking ass in many splendid ways. The movie isnít so much the actors. Really only on Grilloís shoulders and just does a tremendous job. The movie is campy, sure, but a ton of fun and digital effects treat.
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Re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

Just finished watching this ... LOVED it! So fun! I had not heard of it until I pulled up Hulu looking for something fun and light after a day full of grad school work. This hit the mark.

Most of the name actors are small cameos or bit parts. Lots of self-referencing or meta-humor ... I really laughed when I opened this thread and saw Taken referenced.

Selina Lo ...

It seems as if we have been getting a slew of these day-repeat-day genre films (and shows), but I have to say I am enjoying the different spins! I was afraid this was going to go another route

Spoiler:
when the monitors at the underground arcade were glitching and because of "I am Guan Yin." I was afraid we were going to get another Serenity-twist and find out he really was a video game character.


I do have a question about the end though ...

Spoiler:
He went back to that day again ... how does it end different the next time? He still has to fight through everything just to end up back at the same spot and ... do the same thing again? I'm missing something.
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Re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

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Annabelle Wallis and Naomi Watts what a babe combo
I'll see your bet and raise you Selina Lo and Michelle Yeoh.
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Re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

Originally Posted by Abob Teff View Post
Just finished watching this ... LOVED it! So fun! I had not heard of it until I pulled up Hulu looking for something fun and light after a day full of grad school work. This hit the mark.

Most of the name actors are small cameos or bit parts. Lots of self-referencing or meta-humor ... I really laughed when I opened this thread and saw Taken referenced.

Selina Lo ...

It seems as if we have been getting a slew of these day-repeat-day genre films (and shows), but I have to say I am enjoying the different spins! I was afraid this was going to go another route

Spoiler:
when the monitors at the underground arcade were glitching and because of "I am Guan Yin." I was afraid we were going to get another Serenity-twist and find out he really was a video game character.



I do have a question about the end though ...

Spoiler:
He went back to that day again ... how does it end different the next time? He still has to fight through everything just to end up back at the same spot and ... do the same thing again? I'm missing something.
Spoiler:
I took it as a twist where either he is obliterated to save it all since he was the key or poof! and he goes to just before he went into the last machine. Just mo.


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Re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

Originally Posted by Osiris3657 View Post
Knocked this out tonight. Fun little action flick. Grillo's TRT and/or HGH usage couldn't be more obvious
You're biased because of your user name.

If Grillo wasn't already in the MCU.. not that he couldn't, but he'd make an interesting Kraven.
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^ oooh, I’m not familiar with the character per say, but have seen pictures and kinda know who he is. He came from Spidey Universe, right? As much as I would love to see him in anything and everything, isn’t Kraven really huge, like Rock huge? Not that I think the Rock would make good Kraven. Maybe Bautista. He’s great as Drax and certainly has the size and chops to pull off Kraven. But get Grillo back in MCU. He’d be a good theatrical Punisher imo.
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Re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

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^ oooh, Iím not familiar with the character per say, but have seen pictures and kinda know who he is. He came from Spidey Universe, right? As much as I would love to see him in anything and everything, isnít Kraven really huge, like Rock huge? Not that I think the Rock would make good Kraven. Maybe Bautista. Heís great as Drax and certainly has the size and chops to pull off Kraven. But get Grillo back in MCU. Heíd be a good theatrical Punisher imo.
Rumor was it being offered to Keanu.. who is neither Rock/Bautista sized.
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Re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

Ugh. Even in JW, he’s a beast, but a skinny beast. Not sure about that. He’s the perfect skinny man. Bulking up to Kraven like proportions, unless CGI, seems luda...


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Re: Boss Level (2021, D: Carnahan) S: Frank Grillo, Mel Gibson, Naomi Watts

Watched this last night and loved it. Great action flick and the humor was spot on. Looking forward to watching it again. The ending
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kind of threw me as well but he did mention that on this last one he had to make it and not die. [spoiler/]


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