Man, what a thing this is.
I'd heard the praise, but aside from "Keanu sure does shoot those guys real good," I didn't know what to expect.
Turns out, what they've done here is cook down the small-scale action picture into the most rich, unctuous, silky form possible.
This feels like a classic myth, told in bullets.
There is such economy to the story: King asks Force of Nature to grant him power; FoN agrees, but demands a fee.