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The Ending of ‘Bad Boys For Life’ Explained

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A satisfying action film requires only one thing: action. As long as the violence is palpable and incessant, we’ll accept all kinds of garbage and celebrate the Bayhem in spite of plot holes, shoddy performances, and grotesque morality. If an action film also happens to supply charismatic puppets to charge through a gauntlet of explosions and car chases, then all the better. We’ll grant that film a sequel or two.

It may have taken twenty-five years, but Bad Boys For Life finally completes its lofty trilogy and secured a whole heap of box office in the process. In his review, our own Rob Hunter knighted the film a “terrific buddy comedy with heart and kick-ass action.” Few thought such a thing was possible, especially since Michael Bay‘s signature direction is noticeably absent, but Will Smith and Martin Lawrence carried the day and even had the stones to leave room for more. They had a good time too and are seemingly preparing audiences for Bad Boys Fourever. Hopefully, it won’t take another decade-plus to deliver (although, the idea of a geriatric reunion is appealing – this is already our action movie........

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