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Gemini Man review - Will Smith out-performs his younger self

3 days ago   |   By The Guardian

All the digital de-ageing technology in the world can't make this silly sci-fi thriller about a cloned hitman convincing Will Smith is a 51-year-old contract killer named Henry Brogan who wants out of the game. His bosses aren't having it and send in Junior, an assassin tailor-made to kill him. But, on removing his sunglasses and backwards baseball cap, Junior is revealed to be... a younger clone of Henry. Never mind the silly science or that Smith's face is shoddily de-aged with digital technology to enable him to play Junior: it's simply hard to buy the actor as a weepy 23-year-old...
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