The Good, the Bad and the Bogus: Action Sequels

Oct 04, 2012 Comments

Tom Cruise declared that he wanted a different director for each installment of the series, and Hong Kong action maestro John Woo appeared to be a great fit, especially coming off the hyperkinetic Face/Off. The sequel was sabotaged by an unusually belabored and unsurprising script by the usually reliable Robert Towne, however, and Woo was content to recycle old motifs from his bag of tricks to limited effect. 

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