- Karen Gillan, Lena Headey and Angela Bassett
- September 17th 2021
- Navot Papushado
Karen Gillan plays a hitwoman who takes a stand against her bosses in this violent neon-soaked crime caper.
Karen Gillan has shown off her stunt skills in the Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers and Jumanji films so she seems like the perfect fit for a stone-cold hitwoman.
In this neon-soaked crime caper, she plays Sam, whose assassin mother Scarlet (Lena Headey) disappeared after a botched mission when she was only 12 years old.
Fifteen years later, she’s now working as a hitwoman for The Firm, which her mother also worked for, and is routinely sent to “clean up” their messes.
During one high-risk job, Sam must choose between being loyal to The Firm or saving an eight-year-old girl named Emily (Chloe Coleman).
Gunpowder Milkshake is essentially a female-led John Wick and doesn’t give audiences much we haven’t already seen before – it’s a shallow shoot-’em-up that’s more style over substance.
However, despite this, it’s still an entertaining watch as the star-studded...