My point about True lies was that say what you will about whether
you agree or disagree (or don't care) about it's politics, at least
it was *complete* enough to say something about it. In other words,
the film *made sense*. It's a much easier launching point for analysis.
Speed, while entertaining, required a *lot* of suspension of disbelief
that I shouldn't have had to do (driving over 50 mph during L.A. Rush hour
through a garden bed, for example, jumping a 50 ft. unfinished section of
bridge in a *bus* going 65 for another). Exaggeration in TL was meant
as humor. Exaggeration in Speed was unintentional and unwelcome.
That's what "comprehensive" meant. No plot holes (at least the same
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