Is a story about the good apple what's important right now? Not sure, so I'll leave that to you. A trio of terrific performances make this sing when it has to, though, and you could do a lot worse than a reverse TRAINING DAY that suggests that there's still some good to be done behind a badge.
Reminds you of what this sort of thing can be with an actual director behind it instead of merely a gang of well-meaning producers. Johnson deploys a few basic narrative and visual tricks that haven't really popped up in a STAR WARS film before, along with his usual precise frames and tight technical craft, and a particular attention to emotional continuity. There's also a welcome preoccupation with collateral damage, both physical and psychic. One thing Johnson's films have never really…