The finest possible champagne.
Avoids the pitfall of too many action flicks by introducing a fresh set of scenarios and challenges while still delivering all the badass fight scenes you could ever hope for. Honestly, I was hooked within the first 10 seconds, when footage of Buster Keaton nearly getting hit by a train is projected onto a New York skyscraper--but it kept me hooked throughout.
BONUS: no dead dogs
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
I thought it ruled, first off. I thought it was fun, beautifully shot, entertaining from start to finish. It was densely packed, plot-wise, but I thought it moved things along really well. It seems to me that most of the people who disliked it or were lukewarm (haha! get it?!) to it are turbo-nerds who suck and who don't enjoy anything for itself, but who just want everything explained to them every second and for it to fit their pre-determined…