Argylle: Directed by Matthew Vaughn. With Henry Cavill, Daniel Singh, Dua Lipa, Ariana DeBose. A reclusive author who writes espionage novels about a secret agent and a global spy syndicate realizes the plot of the new book she’s writing starts to mirror real-world events, in real time.
Directed by Matthew Vaughn, who’s well known for his Kick-Ass / Kingsman series of movies and comic books, this movie will feel familiar with fans of those franchises, as he’s refined his standard camera technical abilities, overly long action scenes, and overly complicated plots to a point that ‘s a fine meal that you really need to have the appetite for to enjoy fully. Luckily, I was ready for the feast and while there were a few detractors (Cavill’s hair in every scene he was in) the benefits far outweighed them.