“Simply Brilliant” Kingsman: The Secret Service Review

KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE   (UK CERT: 15)

Director: Matthew Vaughn   

Music: Henry Jackman

Starring: Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, Michael Caine


Director Matthew Vaughn has brought some visually striking films to the big screen in his fairly short career, from the brilliant Layer Cake, to the movie which many credit as saving the X-Men franchise, First Class, he certainly knows his way around a camera.

However, Kingsman: The Secret Service is probably his riskiest proposition yet. Can a dark comedy about upper-class British spies with their tailor-made suits compete with the very best films in the genre? Continue reading