Director: Steven Soderbergh
Starring: Gina Carano, Ewan MacGregor, Michael Fassbender, Antonio Banderas, Michael Douglas
Review: 3 stars (of five)
Steven Soderbergh is one of the best directors working today. Haywire is an arthouse thriller that mixes a thoughtful, cutting-edge style with violence and conspiracy to produce a cocktail that packs a punch but lacks real story value.
Mixed-martial-arts star Gina Carano has her first real acting gig as Mallory Kane, a defense contractor specializing in … well, mayhem, essentially. She’s a spy/commando for hire. The part calls on her to use a lot of her MMA skills, and she excels....