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Kingsman director Matthew Vaughn says the film’s final scene is not offensive

We’re not going to bother warning spoiler-phobes to stay away from this article, because the headline mentions “final scene,” so we’re obviously going to talk about the final scene of Kingsman. We will, however, warn people who are reading this with any moms hovering nearby. That’s because we’re going to be talking…

Kingsman is a slick, gory spy pastiche—just don’t think about it too hard

Kingsman: The Secret Service is a live-action Hammacher Schlemmer catalog of pseudo-retro novelties, spiced up with self-aware asides and over-the-top violence—slick entertainment, provided the viewer turns off whatever part of their brain is responsible for recognizing and parsing subtext. Very loosely adapted from a…

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