Taken 2

When the sequel business takes on a humdrum quality
Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen and Maggie Grace
Directed by Olivier Megaton

Liam Neeson provides for one of the few real gruff everyman action heroes but “Taken 2,” unlike the first “Taken,” is more of the Neeson that I want to see less of, namely the "Clash of the Titans-Battleship" Neeson who’s in it for the paycheck. Neeson reprises his role as ex-CIA agent Brian Mills, who after the business in Paris from the first film can now add helicopter-parenting his teenage ... more >