Nobody: Movie Review

"Nobody" is a mish-mash of films such as "John Wick" or "Taken" and you could easily dismiss that this being generic would be a waste of time. But no it wasn't at all and it was entertaining as any of those films we mentioned earlier.
Hutch Mansell (Bob Odenkirk) seems to be an ordinary joe. He has two kids, a strained relationship with his wife, and a steady but boring job. One night, thieves break into their home and as his son tackles one of the thieves, Hutch doesn't do anything and lets them go. Losing the respect of his son and finding out that the thieves might have stolen his daughter's kitty bracelet, this pushes Hutch over the edge as he unleashes the man behind the mask - a trained, ruthless, and unstoppable killing machine.
"Nobody" doesn't really break any new ground when it comes to the action genre. Honestly, we could easily classify it as a "John Wick" rip-off. The basic story beats are the same as a seemingly quiet and ordinary guy turns out to be a ruthless killing machine in a past life. But there's no denying that this formula was and still is highly-entertaining. And "Nobody" makes its own stamp as it headlines an actor not really known for his action roots with Bob Odenkirk. Luckily, Odenkirk was a marvel as Hutch. He showed that all the apprehensions and prejudices we may have on what an action star should look like should be thrown out the door. It also helps that "Nobody" was a pretty quick affair. At less than 90 minutes long, this was quick and mindless entertainment that won't leave audiences any time to think and feel guilt for wasting away time on the film. The only gripe we have on the film was that Hutch's familial issues was basically resolve through sheer violence. At this point though, we're obviously overthinking this already. 
Rating: 4 reels





Why you should watch it:
- fast and action-packed
- Bob Odenkirk can really kick-ass 

Why you shouldn't watch it:
- the story is pretty basic and nothing special
- we're not fans of violence fixing familial issues but we're taking this too seriuously right?

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