The Foreigner (Martin Campbell) 3 out of 4 stars. It takes a while for The Foreigner to settle down. A film about a terrorist bombing and the retaliatory vengeance that it inspires, it is initially all over the place, cutting back … Continue reading
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Director Louis Letterier’s dumb, childish-level cinefantastique isn’t as bad as some critics make it out to be. Technically light-years better than the original 1981 version, the fundamental problem is that the storyline is boring and presented in a pretentious manner.