A common critic cliche is to say that watching a bad action movie feels like watching somebody else play a video game, but what Free Guy supposes is, “What if we treated that not just as an okay thing but as an actual goal?” Part Wreck-It Ralph, part The Matrix, part The Truman Show, Shawn Levy’s new film features Ryan Reynolds as a smiling, innocent person who finds out that he’s not a person after all but a background character in a video game. Or can he be both? Wade and Kevin log on to see how well Free Guy answers these questions!


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