Gringo

Gringo

Gringo, revolving around a mild-mannered businessman who is assigned the task of delivering the formula of a new weed pill to a lab in Mexico and all the obstacles he faces, combines dark humour with dramatic intrigue.

 

Starring: David Oyelowo, Charlize Theron, Joel Edgerton, Amanda Seyfried, Thandie Newton
Director: Nash Edgerton
India release date: Mar 17, 2018
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Language: English
Duration: 1 hour, 15 mins

 

“The scripting is a little too far-fetched and predictable but that’s a given in such sub-genres… The multiple plot threads messes up the narrative disallowing cohesion, and the lack of streamlining in the structure loses out on all the excitement.”

Rating: 2.5 stars | Full review

Johnson Thomas, Mid Day
Johnson Thomas
“Neither funny enough nor dark enough, and serves as yet another nail into Charlize Theron’s spiraling midlife-crisis coffin. I’m not sure the film, of which she is one of the producers, is even aware of how casually racist it is.”

Rating: 1.5 stars | Full review

Rahul Desai, Film Companion
Rahul Desai

 

“Offers an ensemble of madcaps and a bagful of irony… Gringo had the seed of a commentary on the treacherous relationship between immigrants and the American dream.”

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Ranjib Mazumder, The Quint
Ranjib Mazumder
“Feels like a movie from the ’90s particularly given the brand of humour it wears like a badge of honour… Fairly enjoyable pulp… Could have been a genuine comedy classic, but for now it’s a mild anticlimax.”

Rating: 2.5 stars | Full review

Mihir Fadnavis, First Post
Mihir Fadnavis

 

 

 

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