Instead of getting love as a child, she got angry. Years later, Lindy’s (Kete Beckinsale) shrink (Stanley Tucci) diagnoses her ailment as intermittent explosive disorder, a condition that causes her to fly off the handle at even the slightest disturbance. Dating was difficult to say the least — until a breakthrough in biochemistry made tranquilizing Lindy as easy as opening a garage door. (On one rare occasion, the remote didn’t work and a snotty waitress got hurt.) Endowed with a sudden “love conquers all” attitude, she still takes a moment on a second date to warns suitor Justin (Jai Courtney) to be very scared of her. Consider it good advice, seeing as how the sudden appearance of his bullet-riddled corpse in a dumpster is a good indication there will be no third date. It turns out Lindy had just enough info on Justin — he was an accountant with one client — to set her on a destructive path to discovering his killer. Beckinsale remains a formidable action hero, made better with a sense of humor. (A shoot out in a nursery is a howl, as are the electronics store nerds who freeze in the presence of a hottie who speaks fluent geek.) The good ideas remain underdeveloped, but that’s okay seeing as how the laughs frequently outpace the action. Tanya Wexler directs this Amazon Original. (2021) — Scott Marks
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