Snowpiercer's messaging is strong throughout even though it doesn't always marry up perfectly with what's going on on-screen. I felt like the film would have benefited from being a bit more grim and foregoing its often times camp tone, especially given some of the details are the plot definitely merit that. And just given the premise, the two hour runtime feels quite short. I see they're doing a TV series and I think that format will suit it better. There's…
A believable and smartly made film, with effective editing to provide a great drama and tension to the narrative. Miles Teller announces himself as a competent lead, and while JK Simmons is no stranger to the 'angry superior' character, that doesn't make it any less of an intimidating, strong performance.
My personal favourite film from 2014 so far.