Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Movie Review: 6 Underground

Posted By on Tue, Dec 17, 2019 at 9:00 AM

Rating: Good #3

Michael Bay returns, and while these were words that used to leave yours truly stricken with terror and afraid to approach a movie theater, things have changed a bit. First off, this one is straight to Netflix, so I can do stuff like pet my dog to calm down when the editing gets too frantic. Secondly, I think Bay seems to know he’s totally ridiculous by now. Like his Bad Boys 2, in which he seemed to be parodying himself, this one is so over the top it winds up being a little on the fun side. Ryan Reynolds stars as a tycoon who becomes a “ghost,” in that he has faked his own death in order to seek vengeance on bad people. He puts together a team of death fakers, which includes Melanie Laurent, Andrea Arjona and Dave Franco. They go after bad people in a series of car chasing, building scaling sequences that often culminate in some of 2019’s most glorious on screen carnage. Reynolds is just doing Reynolds here, and that’s not a bad thing. Either Bay has calmed down his editing style, or I’ve just gotten used to it. Either way, I’ve found a place where I can sort of enjoy the madness that is Michael Bay, at least in the case of this film.


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Previously in the Range

More by Jamie Verwys

  • Bottle Racket

    Get uncorked at this weekend’s Southeast Arizona Wine Growers Festival
    • Mar 5, 2020
  • Shining Country Stars

    How local country virtuoso Billy Shaw Jr. and wife, band manager and country music social media whiz, Jessica Northey-Shaw make it work
    • Feb 13, 2020
  • Positive Perspective

    Economists deliver strong forecast for Arizona and Tucson in 2020
    • Dec 26, 2019
  • More »

Popular Content

  1. Your Southern AZ COVID-19 PM Update for Tuesday, May 26: What We've Covered Today (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. Mark Kelly Crushing Sen. Martha McSally in Yet Another Poll (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. Pima County Issues Air Pollution Advisory (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. Pima County’s Dr. Bob England: Next Few Weeks Key In Knowing COVID-19’s Future (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Gaslight Music Hall hosting folk, blues and R&B drive-in concerts (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2020 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation