In theaters this weekend
After losing his fiancée in a terrorist attack, Mitch Rapp (Dylan O’Brien) seeks solo revenge before training with a black ops unit led by the mysterious Stan Hurley (Michael Keaton).
Michael Cuesta 1 hour, 52 minutes R O’Brien brings surprising edge to his young assassin from Vince Flynn’s book. And Keaton is so intense he chews off an interrogator’s ear and smiles maniacally.
Suspension of disbelief collapses when the fighting literally goes nuclear. 1 hour, 55 minutes R Cruise is full of his usual charisma but gives his embattled pilot a needed and hilarious sense of desperation.
The action is well-paced, but the momentum derails when Barry’s family gets sucked into his illegal dealings. 2 hours, 1 minute PG-13 The two actors are a winning match that does justice to the real-life sports figures.
You have to wait a while to see Stone’s and Carell’s chemistry in full.