“Shut up, crime!!”
A welcome antidote to holier-than-thou superhero flicks, this underrated dark comedy gives a rage-filled short-order cook a wrench and lets him go bop the heck out of evil-doers.
Director James Gunn, who later delivered another welcome twist on the genre with Guardians of the Galaxy, is adept at mixing violence with grim chuckles, and he’s aces here.
Kevin Bacon sleazes it up as a drug kingpin, while Ellen Page scores as kinky sidekick Boltie.
Top with Rainn Wilson showing us what Office drone Dwight would be like as a full-on vigilante, and you have my attention.