Review: ‘Free Guy’ is a love letter to gaming and just the dose of summer fun we’ve been waiting for

FREE GUY

If there’s a film genre with an uneven history, it’s the video game movie. Sure, there are some good movies based on video games, but not many. Free Guy, the first big release from 20th Century Studios in a post-Disney acquisition world, posits that maybe the best way to make a video game movie is not to adapt a game directly at all.

Adapting instead of the gameplay and tropes of massively multiplayer online shooters like Fortnite and Grand Theft Auto Online, the film ends up being a love letter to gaming itself rather than any game specifically.

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‘Free Guy’ trailer: this movie still has a 2020 release date

Free Guy

The new action-comedy led by Vancouver Local Ryan Reynolds has a new trailer to start promoting it ahead of it’s December 11th 2020 release date. I have no idea if that date is going to stick, but let’s take a look at the trailer anyway!

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Poster Gallery: Bad Boys, Burning Cane, Gentlemen, Gentlemen Spies, and Sleep Doctors

Primal

This week we have new posters for Bad Boys for Life, Burning Cane, Free Guy, The Gentlemen, Waves, I Lost My Body, No Time to Die, The Personal History of David Copperfield, Primal, and Doctor Sleep.

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Trailer Roundup: Adult Dramas, War Films, Festival Darlings, and big action films.

MPAA Red Band

Another week, another mess of trailers. More than I anticipated this week, but in a good way. Heads up there’s a red ban trailer in the mix this week as we look at Ordinary Love, I Lost My Body, The Wolf Hour, Eli, 6 Underground, Free Guy, Birds of Prey, The Personal History of David Copperfield, The Gentlemen, Richard Jewell, The Good Liar, 1917, Zombieland: Doubletap, and Parasite.

Let’s dive in!

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