New from A Reel of One’s Own by Andrea Thompson: The Protege is the kind of solid meat-and-potatoes thriller we don’t get anymore

Hollywood is in something of a conundrum these days. Audiences have by no means lost their taste for a good action flick, but such movies are meant for a theater experience, which has become somewhat limited by necessity. Then there’s the fact that so much of our lust for violence tends to be sated by established properties such as the Marvel Cinematic Universe and its competitors, not to mention other franchises such as the Fast & the Furious and The Purge movies.



from A Reel Of One’s Own

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