Rob Cohen takes a lot of crap from critics and to be fair he’s not a great director but he directs usually fun action genre films, nothing amazing but he sticks to what he knows and the man still works after some very bad films so let’s give him some credit.
Arnold Schwarzenegger is Roman Melnyk and soon to be proud grandfather. After finishing his shift at the construction site, Roman heads for the airport excited to see his wife and his daughter who is pregnant. When instructed to report to the information desk he soon learns the terrible tragedy that has just unfolded about his family’s airplane colliding in the midair with another airplane.
Taken 3 is rumoured to be the final installment in the trilogy of the franchise and the concluding chapter somewhat abandons its original idea, intent and formula and instead makes a DIET “The Fugitive (1993)” The Taken series no longer aims the straightforward formula or the context of the original. Don’t get me wrong while it’s still pretty fun to watch Neeson doing his best as Brian Mills, as an action hero, the movie somehow losses the senses of his character.