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‘Gunpowder Milkshake’: How Rubens Inspired That Lion Painting in the Assassin’s Library

In Netflix’s new action-thriller “Gunpowder Milkshake,” the library is a central feature of the film. It serves as a resource for the assassins who are being hunted, and the assassins who are doing the hunting.Karen Gillan stars as Sam, the rogue assassin in question. When she goes on her mission, one stop she makes is […]

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‘Gunpowder Milkshake’: You Can Have A ‘John Wick’-Style Milkshake As A Treat, But It’s Not Much Of A Coherent Movie [Review]

Navot Papushado’s new movie, “Gunpowder Milkshake,” makes two promises and keeps them both: Spent chemical explosives and sweet dairy drinks. One comes in higher quantities than the other, much, much higher, but Papushado takes an approach to action that’s equally as sugary as the title’s latter half. No false advertising, just lots of bullets and […]

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‘Gunpowder Milkshake’ Review: Karen Gillan Kicks Butt in Kitschy, Colorful Netflix Assassin Actioner

Subtlety isn’t on offer in Navot Papushado’s assassin actioner “Gunpowder Milkshake,” though nearly everything else is, from enough neon lights to make Vegas jealous, a nefarious group of bad men known as “The Firm,” to Karen Gillan beating up baddies with a panda-shaped suitcase, blood the consistency of Jell-o, and an extended sequence involving Michelle […]

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‘Gunpowder Milkshake 2’ in Development Ahead of First Film’s Netflix Premiere

Netflix’s upcoming action film Gunpowder Milkshake scored a sequel before the first film has even debuted. With that kind of confidence, coupled with the fantastic cast on board, audiences must be in for a really tasty treat. At Cannes, French mini-major StudioCanal celebrated its 30th anniversary with a special presentation. The Hollywood Reporter shared that […]

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The 7 Best Movies New to Netflix in July 2021

After a few relatively quiet months in the late spring and early summer, things are finally starting to heat up on Netflix, as the streaming giant complements its must-see TV lineup (“I Think You Should Leave!” “Too Hot to Handle: Brazil!”) with its most exciting original film project in a minute: Leigh Janiak’s “Fear Street […]

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‘Gunpowder Milkshake’ Trailer: Lena Headey, Karen Gillan Lead Netflix’s Assassin Action-Thriller

Netflix has released the trailer for its upcoming summer action tentpole “Gunpowder Milkshake,” starring Karen Gillan. The actress is best known for her role as Nebula in the Marvel Cinematic Universe flicks, plus her performance in two “Jumanji” movies. Gillan plays a third-generation for-hire assassin forced to work in tandem with her estranged mother, played […]

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‘Gunpowder Milkshake’ Trailer: Estranged Mother & Daughter Assassins Reunite This Summer

In 2013, Navot Papushado got the boost of a lifetime when Quentin Tarantino plugged the Israeli director’s “Big Bad Wolves” into the year’s best film. Not bad press at all coming from Mr. Revenge Cinema himself. Papushado hasn’t been up to much since, but Tarantino’s endorsement will get viewers’ attention as his next film hits […]

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Film News Roundup: Liam Neeson’s Comedy ‘Made in Italy’ Sells to IFC

In today’s film news roundup, IFC buys a Liam Neeson comedy and Stx takes territories on Karen Gillan and Lena Headey’s “Gunpowder Milkshake.”AcquisitionsIFC Films is acquiring U.S. rights to James D’Arcy’s feature directorial debut, “Made In Italy,” starring Liam Neeson and Micheál Richardson.“Made In Italy” will receive a traditional theatrical release in the U.S. during […]

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EFM Big Deal: STX Splashes On Starry Female Assassin Pic ‘Gunpowder Milkshake’ With Karen Gillan, Lena Headey, Michelle Yeoh, Angela Bassett, More

Exclusive: In a splashy eight-figure deal, STXfilms has pre-bought North American, Latin American and Chinese distribution rights to the starry action thriller Gunpowder Milkshake, we can reveal.Avengers and Jumanji star Karen Gillan leads cast with Game of Thrones star Lena Headey, Oscar nominee Angela Bassett, Crazy Rich Asians star Michelle Yeoh, The Haunting of Hill […]

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