At this point, while the legendary string of ’80s testosterone-fueled action heroes (Schwarzenegger, Stallone, Norris) aren’t quite ready to hang it up, none of them can carry an action movie like Jason Statham. Between the joyously over-the-top Crank
films, the slick Transporter
series, his collaborations with director Guy Ritchie, and interesting detours like The Italian Job
and The Bank Job
, Statham has proven to be a steel-eyed, hard-muscled man’s man with a sharp sense of humor -- he’s even capable of vulnerability. He’s never played against type, but he’s found plenty of subtle variations on that type. And, to its great benefit, T...