Between Black Nor White! On-Air Film Review of ‘The Gray Man’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com appears on “The Morning Mess” with Scott Thompson on WBGR-FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on July 21st, reviewing “The Gray Man,” the latest from directors Anthony and Joe Russo (“Avengers: Endgame”), streaming on Netflix beginning July 22nd.

This is the story – based on a novel – of a rogue division of the CIA. Billy Bob Thornton is Fitzroy, who in the early 2000s recruited prison hard timers into the CIA Black Ops group The Sierra Six, with the last man known as Six (Ryan Gosling). Cut to modern day, as Fitz is retired and Six is a top bag man for the CIA. When a kill comes up in Bangkok, his resource Dani Brewer (Ana de Armas) witnesses it going south. The man he killed had a secret thumb drive on him, which contains intel that the CIA doesn’t want public. Director Carmichael (Regé-Jean Page) hires the world’s nastiest mercenary (Chris Evans) and the chase it about to begin.

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Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com reviewed “The Gray Man” during the Morning Mess with Scott Thompson on WBGR-FM, Monroe, Wisconsin, July 21st, 2022 …

”The Gray Man” streams on Neflix beginning July 22nd. Featuring Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Billy Bob Thorton, Alfre Woodard, Regé-Jean Page and Julia Butters. Screenplay adapted by Joe Russo, Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely. Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo. Rated “R”

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

By PATRICK McDONALD
Editor and Film Writer
HollywoodChicago.com
pat@hollywoodchicago.com

© 2022 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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