If the trailers for Snitch
could be trusted, we’re to gather that Dwayne Johnson single-handedly takes on one of Mexico’s most powerful drug cartels in a desperate bid to get his son out of prison. It’s the perfect setup for a typical action film in which gun clips somehow hold infinite ammo and bad guys are dispatched by the dozen as our bloodied, battered hero steadily works his way through the ranks until barely surviving the final showdown (see: Arnold Schwarzenegger’s The Last Stand
). Even a casual glance at director Ric Roman Waugh’s extensive credits as a stuntman (he’s worked for such greats as Tony Scott, John McTiernan, James Cameron, and Stev...