Editors' pick

Kingsman: The Secret Service

Critic rating:
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MPAA rating: R
Genre: Mystery/Suspense
Comics-inspired spy thriller serves up spicy stew of action and attitude while skewering secret agent cliches.
Starring: Colin Firth, Michael Caine, Taron Egerton, Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Hamill, Jack Davenport, Paulina Boneva, Sofia Boutella, Tom Prior, Neve Gachev
Director: Matthew Vaughn
Running time: 2:09
Release: Opened Feb 13, 2015
Times on

University Mall Theatre

10659 Braddock Rd.
Fairfax VA, 22032
9:30 PM

Arlington Cinema 'N' Drafthouse

2903 Columbia Pike
Arlington VA, 22204
7:00 PM
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Editorial Review

‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’: James Bond meets Jack Bauer

Comics-inspired spy thriller serves up spicy stew of action and attitude while skewering secret agent cliches.

Reader Reviews

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Avg reader rating
The Most Entertaining Movie I Have Seen In A While

I this 3 1/2 stars (with 4 reserved for academy award nomination type films) . Easily the most entertaining and fun film I have seen in a while and my friends who attended with me seconded that assessment. I don't want to post any spoilers, so I will just say that the performances were outstanding, the film kept you engaged, at times it was hilarious, and it blended the serious with the over the top seamlessly. My only quibble is in agreement with Sullivan's review, the lisping affect of Jackson's character quickly becomes tiresome and annoying. I don't agree with his assessment of the ending scene of the last big action sequence - it was not crass in my book, but a funny and fitting end to the movie.