Perhaps some superheroes are better left a product of their time, because much like Dick Tracy
and The Shadow
in the 1990s, The Green Hornet
plays more like a quaint relic of a bygone era than a dynamic reinvention of a classic crime fighter as conceived by some of the hottest talents in Hollywood. Overlong, lacking enough momentum to be truly exciting, and largely devoid of director Michel Gondry’s inventive signature style, it’s entertaining in fits, but continually falls short of reaching its full potential.
The hard-partying son of L.A.'s most powerful media magnate realizes his true calling as a crime-fighting vigilante after his f...