Well that worked out amazingly well for the main character, didn't it?
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Ugh, I hated this movie. Some very interesting ideas, but it was too slow and ultimately went absolutely nowhere. One thing I don't understand is: Why are they all freaked out when the aliens use the word "weapon"? How the heck did they learn that word if it wasn't used before?
My biggest reason for loathing this film, however, is its ending. It's one of those stupid saved-by-self-from-the-future deus ex machina endings. Aside from not making any real sense as…
Really fun movie. Beautiful cinematography, great pacing, engaging writing... overall, very well-made.
That said, my expectations were a bit high. I was on the fence about whether or not to see this in theaters, but after seeing some glowing reviews, and considering it was in 3D (I love 3D!), I decided to go. While the solid story and writing kept me engaged for the 2.5+ hour running time and featured memorable characters and plenty of interesting twists, I can't say…