Wishing to avenge her death, the steroid-taking Sean sports a hoodie and patrols the streets at night to bust up crime. He saves a hooker from a beat-down, and she sees him as an angel, so she’s not willing to help the authorities (repped by Zulay Henao, “Takers,” who lacks credibility in the part) catch him.
It’s not that “Boy Wonder” isn’t exciting; I wasn’t expecting it to be a comic book brought to life. It’s just that it’s boring. Morrissey wants to give it dramatic heft by introducing daddy issues and themes of abuse, but doesn’t produce the dialogue to match: "You can keep your due process. Thanks for the egg roll." —Rod Lott