The Mechanic: Huh.

It took almost seven minutes for anyone to say a word in this remake of a Charles Bronson movie. And the first words? Jason “I’m like the English, more gravelly Bruce Willis” Statham explaining his work as a hit man, so we’re immediately initiated into the drama and adrenaline. Quickly, I realize I should be screaming and pointing at the TV, as Donald Sutherland, playing Statham’s mentor, gives friendly, calm, terrifying advice to the efficient killer. Then we get a shot of disjointed sex and a woman’s butt. So it’s kind of a whirlwind, right from the get-go. Read More The Mechanic: Huh.