The always shaking camera, horribly under lit scenes, and fast cut editing during action creates a visually hideous movie that’s tedious to watch. A lot of shots are either extremely dark or do not effectively utilize lighting to make a visually appealing or cinematic film. Beyond the poorly written dialog or contrived and ridiculous story, the action scenes are mostly unengaging and vacuous. The lackluster and unconvincing action was emphasized with the crappy CGI blood and the romantic plots were…
It is really easy to see how this movie is influenced by John Wick. However, unlike John Wick, this movie lacks convincing fight choreography and compelling characters. It attempts to construct energetic and creative action scenes but it comes off as gimmicked, far-fetched, and poorly executed. It is also rife with hack writing and poor characterization. Every character is one dimensional and they are written without much depth. Conveniently, the bad guys often did not carry guns so the protagonists…
A light hearted and goofy action/adventure movie with an over reliance on digital effects.
It is expectedly quite clichéd and cartoonish but what detracts from the movie is the dull and generic dialogue and thin characterization. There are a few ham-fisted attempts at adding depth to characters but each time they are unoriginal and unexplored with any meaningful detail.
I found The Rock and his silly puns enjoyable and he brought a certain charm and levity to the movie that…