Given the terms of the trailer, as well as posters and big name Tom Cruise, the first estimate made by Christopher McQuarrie movie certainly is in line with the franchise Mission: Impossible. Unfortunately Jack Reacher is adapted from the book Lee Child One Shot writings concentrate more on serving crime thriller.
The film opens with the shooting of five innocent citizens of Pittsburgh conducted by an expert marksman. Upon investigation, captured a man named Barr (Joseph Sikora) who allegedly committed such vile things.
But after questioning, Barr handed a slip of paper containing the name of Jack Reacher (Tom Cruise). According to him, only Jack can solve the puzzle behind the shooting tragedy.
For fans of the series like CSI or criminal investigation LAW & ORDER film may be spoiled. In the 130 minutes duration, we will be taken on an adventure of shooting him in catching the suspect. Unfortunately, for viewers who do not like the slow groove, can certainly be bored.
It is precisely because the groove that’s slowly but surely become more interesting film. We are led to participate as seek answers from ‘what is’, ‘who’ and ‘why’ to McQuarrie, who also wrote the script, giving quite satisfactory climax.
Yet the film has a few flaws. Call it acting Rosamund Pike highly unusual for a lawyer. Also some scenes that so eased standards action movies like ‘that one has to lose, and that right should prevail’.
And if you want to be further explored, and the course duration is shortened, this film will surely attract more people. Especially with the splinter of a successful comedy surprises and laughter.