Wouldn't say l have "taste" so much as I have "loud opinions."
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
If I'm being honest I think this is both a bit hollow and still the best take on the "revenge" genre I've seen. Did I like it because it was good or because I never see these conversations on film? I don't know yet. I know my friends and I had thoughtful discussions after. I loved the stare at the construction workers. And for me, the scene with McLovin backing up insisting he "is a good guy" was validating to…
I will fight for this movie any day for so many reasons. The villain is a compelling foil, our hero is humanized by high-functioning depression, the crew still gets a chance to shine, the team up pairings work, the pacing is rock solid, the action is so chaotic and exciting but I never lose sense of place.
But I'd be fucking lying if the first words out of my mouth in defense aren't "THE SHIP SURFS. ON THE BAD GUYS. LIKE A HALF PIPE."