ByTimothy English, writer at
Timothy English

Remember the good old days of spy movies? Before James Bond took himself so seriously? Back when it was about over-the-top villains with ridiculous plots for world domination, aided by wildly implausible but memorable henchmen? Before Jason Bourne and Jack Bauer cornered the market on the emotionally damaged real hero. "Kingsman: The Secret Service" is Matthew Vaughn's love letter to to everything that was fun about those movies -- on LSD. (continue reading)

20th Century Fox, with permission
20th Century Fox, with permission

Release date: Feb. 13, 2015

Directed by: Matthew Vaughn

Written by: Matthew Vaugn and Jane Goldman

Starring: Colin Firth, Taron Egerton, Sophie Cookson, Mark Strong, and Samuel L. Jackson

MPAA rating: Rated R for sequences of strong violence, language and some sexual content

Running time: 2 hr. 9 mins.


Latest from our Creators