Thursday, April 7, 2016
Hardcore Henry Review First Person Action Flick Shoots for Entertainment and Creativity
The action film follows the silent protagonist Henry; whom awakes to discover that his body is all prosthetic. Getting aid from his wife Estelle (Haley Bennett), Henry's life is quickly turned upside when the evil Akan (Danila Kozlovsky) captures Estelle and sends his goons to hunt down Henry. With the aid of the lucrative Jimmy (Sharlto Copley), Henry fights back against the notorious organization and sets off to stop Akan as well as save his wife.
Hardcore Henry was not your average action movie. The movie's unique concept and creative direction certainly lived up to its expectations. However the film is not without its issues as its ambitious nature did hurt the effectiveness of the likes of story and characters. Yet even with its issues Hardcore Henry was a one of kind cinematic experience that pushed the boundaries of action; as well as filmmaking.