Okay, I have been meaning to see this for a while. Holy shit in a shindig, this delivers the goods.
Great story, great acting, a number of ways in which the film could go which therefore enabled the viewer to be wrong-footed at times and a lovely way of sidelining the need to explain time travel.
I loved that there were some lo-fi props (cars fitted with solar panels) alongside more hi-tech stuff. I also loved that when it was…
Saw this at FrightFest in the UK a couple of years ago and enjoyed its hip stylings but found I couldn't remember much about it after the fact.
Saw someone had rewatched it on here which reminded me to do the same. Was looking for something to watch on Lovefilm through Xbox and noted it was now available and my partner had not seen it.
I think originally I gave this a 4/5 and have dropped it slightly now due…
It is clear to me that this is a film I can watch again. It is crystal that this is not a film for everyone.
If I had to compare it to other films it would most readily sit in a Venn Diagram with The Fountain and Waking Life. Therefore if you hate those films, you will not want to sit through this 2.5 hours.
I love Jared Leto in films. He has such an intensity that commands the screen.…
Just for the technical brilliance, this film gets a four.
The script is wonderful, without any need to pander to the idea that audiences are essentially dumb and have to have things signposted. That deserves a four also.
The acting is rich, understated and even the bit parts bring colour and menace to the screen. This is a four fer sure.
The way the violence is enacted must surely be why it got an 18, because menace wouldn't push it…