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A CIA officer finds himself the target of a rendition operation after being scapegoated for the death of an interrogation subject. Dermot Mulroney plays the lead, and Jason plays another agent.

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Post by thunder » Mon Apr 04, 2022 3:30 pm

First review from Flickering Myth:
https://www.flickeringmyth.com/2022/04/ ... game-2022/
2 stars, so not the best.
it’s mostly a shoulder-shrug of forgettable chaos
Ouch...

But:
coasting off decent work from Dermot Mulroney and Jason Isaacs

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Post by Marie » Mon Apr 04, 2022 10:04 pm

The oft heard “movie was shite but Jason Isaacs was brilliant.”

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Post by thunder » Tue Apr 05, 2022 11:17 am

Yes, it was familiar.

This review from The Epoch Times is a bit more positive, but hardly mentions Jason at all. And you have to register to read it:
https://www.theepochtimes.com/film-revi ... comeuser=1
...and we’ll be left with the memory of a pretty good movie which failed to deliver on its promising build up and left us hanging.
2.5 stars.

I will move this forum up the list a bit since it's released this Friday.

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Post by thunder » Thu Apr 07, 2022 11:53 am

cbr.com didn't like it much.
https://www.cbr.com/agent-game-movie-review/
feels like a childish attempt at a spy thriller.
About the actors:
Agent Game features several notable actors, who are all trying their best with the material they are given, but schlocky dialogue and characters with nonexistent personalities make it nearly impossible.

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Re: Reviews

Post by Helen8 » Sat Apr 09, 2022 1:05 am

Ouch!! :bang

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Re: Reviews

Post by thunder » Wed Apr 13, 2022 12:40 pm

Moviewb review, not too bad.
https://movieweb.com/agent-game-review/
Agent Game has a brisk pace and intense character interactions. I also got a kick out of the cliffhanger ending. Action fans will not be disappointed.
...and about Jason:
Jason Isaacs lifts the entire storyline in a brief supporting role.
I wonder how brief it is.

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Re: Reviews

Post by Helen8 » Wed Apr 13, 2022 3:23 pm

in a brief supporting role.

Well. Hell. :pc

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Re: Reviews

Post by Marie » Wed Apr 13, 2022 8:37 pm

Oh damn - another brief supporting role. :-(

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