As soon as the detectives and legal eagles begin to open their mouths, Jack Reacher starts to get way too loud.
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In fact meeting Jack Reacher’s director/screen writer Christopher McQuarrie really couldn’t have been cooler. The candid and eloquent ‘go to’ screenwriter is finally getting a chance to show off his directorial aptitude for a mainstream audience and boy did he grab it with both hands.
Jack Reacher, fueled by Cruise’s impressive work as the badass investigator operating outside the law, is a consistently entertaining crime thriller that took me by surprise.
Be warned, this reviewer has never read any of the Reacher novels; which may help.
Screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie (The Usual Suspects), off the successful reworking of Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol and his second turn in the director’s chair adapting Lee Child’s novel ‘One Shot’ into Jack Reacher – has been attached to hundreds of speculative projects. Today a a round table interview with Urban Cinefile, Dark Horizons & Graffiti with Punctuation we were able to see what’s actually slated and what’s pure rumour.