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Critics ding Kingsman: The Golden Circle: An 'unentertaining' and 'unnecessary' sequel

Critics ding Kingsman: The Golden Circle: An 'unentertaining' and 'unnecessary' sequel

It's not just the battle with the evil Golden Circle that will be worth watching though as the battle between the Statesman and the Kingsman is likely to be even more enthralling. (Thank you, the healing power of economics.) Logic is the first thing to go when there's new money to be minted. After dealing with the issue Eggsy heads off to celebrate with his girlfriend Tilde (the princess he saved in the previous outing) and his friends. It's also what makes the Kingsman franchise work. Sure, she may have died, but so did Colin Firth's character, and they found a way to bring him back for The Golden Circle.

Taron Egerton, who plays British secret agent Eggsy Unwin, said the movie is A LOT more of the same. She's a hot mess of a villain with zero charm or threat to her name and she is part of some of the most ridiculous scenes in the film. Appearing in nearly every other scene (you can hardly call it a cameo), wearing a ludicrous multi-coloured feathered costume, diamond helmet and goggles, Elton John has no objective. Julianne Moore in particular is deliciously diabolical as Poppy, who's like a Stepford Wife with the ambition of Martha Stewart.

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There was a great instance where Harry is recreating his "Manners Maketh Man" moment but he's not up to par and the scene ends with him, Eggsy, and Merlin all having a conversation while Whiskey (Pedro Pascal) is fighting everyone in the bar.

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Kingsman: The Golden Circle does, however, shine in other areas that matter and this is all due to the return of Harry (Firth). And while it doesn't reach the same hyperbolic heights as the first film, there are certainly worse things than being entertained for two hours. It's really not. Within that framing, Vaughn has a lot of ground to cover.

"It's never clear whether Kingsman: The Golden Circle is supposed to be more than the sum of these fights, or whether it's just marking time by poking at raw political nerves in between". The latest additions include an underwater auto and the fact that Eggsy now has an arch nemesis in the style of Jaws.

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While the original "Kingsman" film focussed on the recruitment of Taron Egerton's secret agent character into a team of undercover spies, "The Golden Circle" centres around an entirely new adventure, which unites the Kingsman team with Statesman, their counterparts from across the pond, following the destruction of their headquarters by a mysterious organisation called (you guessed it!) The Golden Circle. If you did you may be disappointed by this film but you'll still have a good time, however, if you did not like Kingsman: The Secret Service then Kingsman: The Golden Circle will not win you over.