You know, the comic-based film that croaked at the box office. Here’s our Ace Saskatchewan Observer’s short (because he knows how to edit, dammit) take:
It’s half good.
- the structure (moving a hostage between two protagonists while chasing the villain makes for nice dynamics)
- some of the interrogation scenes
- some of the satirical elements.
What doesn’t work:
- the clash of tone, technology and style, which pulls you out of the experience.
The whole time I was watching, I couldn’t drop two thoughts: