Most people are familiar with a ‘First Person Shooter’ or FPS these days. You know them as the Call of Duty series and Halo among many others…however, how many times do you get to see a movie consisting of nothing but that? Sure, they tried it in the Doom movie but we know how that went. This looks like they really grab hold of the craziness in Hardcore Henry and just run with it! Also, great choice on the soundtrack.
According to the movie synopsis, “Strap in. HARDCORE HENRY is one of the most unflinchingly original wild-rides to hit the big screen in a long time: You remember nothing. Mainly because you’ve just been brought back from the dead by your wife (Haley Bennett). She tells you that your name is Henry. Five minutes later, you are being shot at, your wife has been kidnapped, and you should probably go get her back. Who’s got her? His name’s Akan (Danila Kozlovsky); he’s a powerful warlord with an army of mercenaries, and a plan for world domination. You’re also in an unfamiliar city of Moscow, and everyone wants you dead. Everyone except for a mysterious British fellow called Jimmy (Sharlto Copley). He may be on your side, but you aren’t sure. If you can survive the insanity, and solve the mystery, you might just discover your purpose and the truth behind your identity. Good luck, Henry. You’re likely going to need it…”
In Theaters April 8, 2016