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'Killing Gunther' is an amusing sendup of action flicks — and Arnold is a hoot

'Killing Gunther' is an amusing sendup of action flicks — and Arnold is a hoot

Keep your expectations low and you could do far worse, comedy-wise, than “Killing Gunther,” an amusing if dispensable mockumentary from former “Saturday Night Live” funnyman Taran Killam, who wrote, directed and stars.

Killam plays elite contract killer — and snappy dresser — Blake, who hires a camera crew (at gunpoint, no less) to document his mission to kill the world’s most skilled, nefarious hit man, Gunther (a thoroughly game Arnold Schwarzenegger).

In a sendup of those action-movie “gathering the team” sequences, Blake assembles a wacky band of specialty assassins (Bobby Moynihan, Hannah Simone, Aaron Yoo, Allison Tolman and others) plus a hapless tech geek (Paul...

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