Action / Sci-Fi / Thriller

Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Rotten 23%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Spilled 42%
IMDb Rating 6.1 10 96691


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September 10, 2011 at 12:10 AM



Chris Evans as Nick Gant
Dakota Fanning as Cassie Holmes
Corey Stoll as Agent Mack
Ming-Na Wen as Emily Wu
701.08 MB
23.976 fps
1hr 51 min
P/S 5 / 34

Movie Reviews

Reviewed by A_Different_Drummer 7 / 10

never a watcher when you really need one

The movie drags viewers into a world when psychic abilities are common and each ability has a cute name.

The pity is that Hollywood itself totally lacks any of these abilities, most especially the "watchers." Otherwise someone would have noticed that the great ideas in the story were steam-rolled under a chewy and wandering script.

As I have said in some 1350+ reviews here, the key to a good movie is audience connection. It is that simple. In the opening of the Matrix for example we connect with Neo and he carries us through the film.

Here all the characters are in a "connection vacuum" save for Fanning who holds the attention by star power alone. It is ironic how the script makes such a fuss about her "being 13 years old" when typical of Hollywood she was at the time 15 "playing younger." Turns out the strange world presented in the movie is quite normal and boring compared to the inner workings of Tinseltown itself.

This film could have been something special. Instead it will go into the annals of film history as merely an oddity.

Reviewed by nic-181 9 / 10

Cyberpunk meets superpowers

To me, this is a sleeper hit. It's part Gibson-esque gritty Asian cyberpunk meets superpowers with consequences. The backdrop, characters and action keep it moving forward even when the story gets a little muddy at times. Dakota Fanning's characters was unexpected and the clever uses of each person's gifts made for some good plot twists and actions scenes.

Reviewed by jacklmauro 8 / 10

Gladly Pushed

I stumbled onto this movie last night and - strange to relate! - I didn't do my usual surfing afterward. No, this is not a brilliant film. Yes, there are scenes where you really don't quite know what's going on, given the range of psychic abilities in play and their ways of shifting/warping reality. Yet there's more here than the standard bad guy vs. good guys mutant fest. The direction pretty much keeps you going, just as the performances are neatly restrained. Maybe one day Evans will get a meaty, upscale dramatic role. I hope so. Meanwhile, he's honest and authentic as Nick. As for Dakota Fanning - hot damn. This is 2009 but the young lady clearly has gained from her child star days, and she moves through her scenes with wonderful assurance. It's actually difficult to not focus on her. OK, the ending sort of indicates a sequel (and the final scene reminded me a bit of Amy Irving in 'The Fury'), but it still ties up enough plot lines to be satisfactory. All in all, a distinctly watchable thriller.

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