June 13, 2024 8:04 am

Movie Review: ‘Hit Man’
Movie Review: ‘Hit Man’

Movie Review: ‘Hit Man’

In theaters now and premiering on Netflix June 7 is ‘Hit Man,’ directed by Richard Linklater and starring Glen Powell, Adria Arjona, Retta, Austin Amelio, and Sanjay Rao.Related Article: 10 Things We Learned at the ‘Hit Man’ Press Conference with Cast and CrewInitial ThoughtsPremiering in 2023 at the Venice and Toronto film festivals before being scooped up by Netflix for a reported $20 million, ‘Hit Man’ – kind of like the recent ‘Challengers,’ but very different – is a breath of fresh air: an adult-oriented genre mash-up of rom-com, crime thriller and comedy that’s all the more astounding because it’s partially based on a true story.

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​In theaters now and premiering on Netflix June 7 is ‘Hit Man,’ directed by Richard Linklater and starring Glen Powell, Adria Arjona, Retta, Austin Amelio, and Sanjay Rao.Related Article: 10 Things We Learned at the ‘Hit Man’ Press Conference with Cast and CrewInitial ThoughtsPremiering in 2023 at the Venice and Toronto film festivals before being scooped up by Netflix for a reported $20 million, ‘Hit Man’ – kind of like the recent ‘Challengers,’ but very different – is a breath of fresh air: an adult-oriented genre mash-up of rom-com, crime thriller and comedy that’s all the more astounding because it’s partially based on a true story. Read More