Wahey! Bank holiday! A whole extra day off, it’s like you never have to go back to work again, isn’t it? But you will. It’s happening, and if anything, it will be worse than anything you can possibly imagine. So why try and engage your brain just yet? This week’s releases in lovely trailer format – wrap that poor mind of yours around some soothing flashy noise.
Boaz Yakin attempts to shrug off the conventions of the usual smash-everyone-audience-included-into-submission action film with his new Statham vehicle Safe. Initially thoughtful and controlled, but never quite committing to the restrained tone of its opening half hour, all of Safe‘s positive traits fall a little by the wayside in favour of, well, smashing everyone into submission.