We’ve been here before. The Sylvester Stallone vehicle “Bullet to the Head” concludes with an ax fight featuring Stallone against his sneering, murderous adversary, played by Jason Momoa, going at it like maniacs in the bowels of an abandoned power plant, the sort of cavernous industrial space featured in a hundred different movies starring Jean-Claude Van Damme or Jason Statham. Or Vin Diesel. I believe it was also used by Scarlett Johansson in “The Avengers.”
Director Walter Hill, shooting his first theatrical feature in a decade, has been here before, and not just in spirit: “Hard Times,” one of Hill’s best, made in 1975, contained a scene shot in the very same beat-up and abandoned New Orleans warehouse.
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