Entertainment·MOVIE REVIEW

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back is an unwelcome return, says CBC's Eli Glasner

Collaborators always talk about how hard action hero Tom Cruise works to nail the moment or perfect that fight scene. But where's the heart?

Superstar is all action, no substance in Jack Reacher sequel

There are things Tom Cruise does well when playing an unstoppable action hero: jumping, running,punching. But it's time for the superstar to get human again, says CBC's Eli Glasner. 4:39

There are things Tom Cruise does well when playing an unstoppable action hero like Jack Reacher: jumping, running and punching, for instance.

Collaborators always talk about how hard Cruise works to nail the moment or perfect that fight scene. But where's the vulnerability? Where's the heart?

It's time for the superstar to get human again, says CBC's Eli Glasner.

Watch the video above for Glasner's full review.

RATING: 2 out of 5 stars

Tom Cruise returns in the action thriller Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, a sequel about the former military cop from the bestselling novel series by Lee Child. (Chiabella James/Paramount Pictures/Skydance Productions/Associated Press)