REview: 6 Underground (2019)

Michael Bay’s 6 Underground isn’t a good movie, though it is interesting, with some great human and car-based stunts.

It’s also really expensive–and looks it–coming in around $150 million according to Screenrant.

And I believe it, between the stunts and the locations, this movie oozes money.

My question is why couldn’t a little more of it have been spent on a few more rewrites, so maybe we’d get a few actual characters instead of outlines pretending to be characters.

And I know we’re talking about Michael Bay, who’s not exactly known for the depth of his characters, but the opulence of the production feels like a distraction from how empty this movie is.

And while Bay may give good explosions, he can’t do either comedy (take Pain & Gain, please) or satire worth a damn.

And I would blame that on the writers, Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese, if it weren’t for the fact that the pair also wrote Deadpool, Deadpool 2 (also starring Ryan Reynolds), and the Zombieland movies.

And you know what they say about the captains of ships…

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