24. "The same thing you look for in other movies...plus explosions." In response to In response to 23
In every action movie there has to some suspension of belief, just like in wacky comedies or sci-fi. But, within that world, things have to make sense. There has to be logic behind the characters behavior. If you find yourself second guessing the actions in every scene, the fault is not in you for refusing to turn your brain off. The fault is in them for not coming up with a better story. There are tons of action movies from The Great Escape to Die Hard that manage to actually be good.
People just want to lower the standards for certain types of movies so that they don't have to feel bad about liking them. It's one of the standard pleas copped her on PTP. You see it all the time here for mindless action movies, stupid comedies and anything produced by Tyler Perry.