What you may need to know:
1. Great, I have the NCT coming up in a few weeks and my wheels need aligning.
2. Here’s 90 minutes of Jason Statham scowling, shooting, stabbing, punching, kicking and blowing stuff up.
3. Why? Because he’s The Stath.
4. Tommy Lee Jones fills the Donald Sutherland “I’ll do owt for cash, me” role.
5. This was shot back in 2014. The first Mechanic was shot in 2009 and released in 2011. Nothing says confidence like a two-year delay.
6. Broadsheet prognosis: The Bald and the Beautiful.
Release Date: August 26.
(Mark writes about film and TV at ScreenTime.ie)