I didn't actually know what had happened going into this. Obviously from the outset you know they both survive (the interviews with them both are present from the start of the film), but the director ensures the re-creation, combined with the interviews makes for a very riveting and interesting watch. You keep wondering how they're going to get out of each predicament.
Watching this on the big screen, I couldn't actually see why this isn't a five star film. The rollercoaster it takes you through between the really comical and terrible moments is quite brilliantly constructed. Not surprised this confirmed Danny Boyle's status as a brilliant director.
Please, for every deity that people pray to, let this end the franchise. I loved the cartoons when I was a kid, but these films are just awful. They're too long to keep the attention of kids that just might be interested, and don't have the remotest of story lines for anyone to actually watch. I think half of the budget must have gone on paying some of the big names to be in it. Unfortunately, as has been proved…
Overhyped, under-delivers. Aside from the small plot twist, which I don't want to ruin for those that haven't seen it yet, a lot of this came across to me as a re-hash of previous storylines. I didn't think it even worked that well as a nod to them.
Maybe I shouldn't have watched all previous 7 cinema releases before I watched it, being reminded of how much there had been in the previous storylines. Maybe I shouldn't have started to…