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'Premium Rush': A wreck that can't find its footing

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"Premium Rush" is unabashedly stupid -- just not stupid enough. The story of a bike messenger (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) being chased by an unhinged detective (Michael Shannon) through the crowded streets of New York City seems like the perfect recipe for a B-movie. Yet this film -- or stylized video game -- plays it straight far too long despite the swift running time of what amounts to an...