Dwayne Johnson gets back in touch with his mean side in Faster
, a twisting, hard-edged revenge flick that marks the former WWE brawler’s long-awaited return to R-rated action fare after a five-year foray into family-friendly cinema. That’s right -- the kid gloves are off, and the knuckles underneath are still capable of shattering jaws and flattening noses. It’s good to see Johnson back in form, and with a supporting cast that includes Billy Bob Thornton, Carla Gugino, and not one but two Lost
hits its pulpy stride early on and barely pauses to reload once the bullets start to fly.
Ten years ago, Driver (Johnson) was pa...