Keeps the pulse pounding without sacrificing laughs or logic.
Never as much fun as (Woo's) old Chow Yun Fat-starring Chinese pics. show more
Woo masterfully stages fierce and memorably destructive cinematic sequences, but his use of slow motion becomes tiresome, and the motorcycles-and-kung fu finale gets pretty hokey. Cruise comes off as fearless and virile, and his fans should not be disappointed in the slightest. [24 May 2000]