Hit Man viewers say one scene will ‘go down in history’ as Netflix film soars to top of rankings

Netflix viewers have heaped reward on the streaming large’s newest providing, Hit Man, with one scene being singled out for explicit acclaim.

Directed by Faculty of Rock’s Richard Linklater, Hit Man stars Glen Powell (Anybody However You) as Gary Johnson, a philosophy professor who begins working for the police, posing as an assassin-for-hire to assist in sting operations.

After turning into embroiled in a love affair with a potential shopper, performed by Andor’s Adria Arjona, Gary should juggle a crooked cop and a violent ex-boyfriend, all of the whereas entangled in his personal internet of lies.

Spoilers comply with for the ending of Hit Man – you could have been warned…

On the climax of the movie, Gary arrives at Madison’s (Arjona) home, carrying a wire. Utilizing the “Notes” app on his cellphone, he alerts her to the truth that he’s wired up, and offers her directions on the cellphone to stage a confrontation in actual time that exonerates each of them.

Within the days for the reason that movie’s launch on Netflix, Hit Man has soared to the highest of the movie rankings within the UK. On social media, viewers additionally shared reward for the film, with many having notably effusive phrases for the finale.

“The notes app scene in Hit Man will go down in historical past,” wrote one particular person on X/Twitter, whereas one other described the sequence as “immaculate”.

“ The notes app scene in Linklater’s Hit Man is undoubtedly top-of-the-line scenes of the whole yr probably the last decade thus far,” another person commented. “An ideal instance of an unbelievable screenplay meshing with immaculate directing and prime notch performances. This scene alone deserves all of the Oscars.”

Adria Arjona and Glen Powell in ‘Hit Man'
Adria Arjona and Glen Powell in ‘Hit Man’ (Courtesy of Netflix)

One other particular person remarked: “The notes app scene in hit man is such an instantaneous traditional romcom scene but additionally only a genuinely enjoyable piece of old fashioned comedy kinda an all time all timer.”

In a four-star review of the film, The Unbiased’s Clarisse Loughrey wrote: Powell’s transition between identities performs like a magic trick, with Gary as the real Clark Kent ruse, his square-jawed handsomeness hidden behind a slicked-down facet half, wireframe glasses, and horrible posture.

“Hit Man additionally works as proof of Powell’s versatility: he’s goofy and candy one minute, robust the following. And, when Gary finds himself falling head over heels in love with one in all his targets, Adria Arjona’s Maddy, Powell activates the attraction like a blowtorch, in a manner that proves that every one the thrill round his chemistry along with his Anybody However You romcom co-star Sydney Sweeney wasn’t empty social media speak.”

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