Just another outsider, trying to fit in.
Great action choreography, but it does get old after some 10 of them. One staged fight to the next, the plot plays out like a 90’s beat-em-up, working up to a boss with a thin weaved plot to reach that climax.
All fair and well, but the emotional journey and stakes seemed too contrived and it’s diluted by the fights also getting a little repetitive in their setting and style.
High stakes espionage where the personal drive and stakes feel heavier than the national security ones, which is the way it should be, since the audiences viewing it is a person, not a country.
Similarly, I liked that the antagonistic force was not evil, merely an opposing force at cross purposes. The strokes of morality of both skewed in the view of a larger canvas.
I’d have liked to see less spoon-feeding, but I understand their need to cater for…