Originally written for The Occidental.
Cop stories are cool. Comedies are cool. Cop comedies can be cool, but they have to be done right. Lethal Weapon was a great cop comedy. Blue Streak, on the other hand, is not. Which is not to say it’s awful – there are worse movies around, and Blue Streak isn’t horrible. But it’s not great, either.
Miles Logan (Martin Lawrence) is a thief. He’s good at and greatly enjoys his job. Unfortunately for him, as the film opens, one of his team members goes bad, and Miles ends up getting arrested