Year Released: 2014
Main StarsJohnny Depp, Rebecca Hall, Paul Bettany ,  Morgan Freeman
Review Date: October 2016
Last watched: October 2016
Number Watches: 1
Format Watched: TV

So it’s not that there’s any lack of special effects or that the plot is particularly bad it’s just that, well, it’s all a bit boring.

Johnny is sullen (no surprise I guess) and Morgan only appears to be surprised the whole time. Rebecca is the best bit but even there she only has a reactions as a side-kick. Paul is the best part over and above the effects. He shows a lot better straight faced acting than usual and delivers lines with a lot of confidence.

Why is this so boring? I guess it goes too far for me. I like my scifi to have a lot more logic and this takes a big jump into a slow cooker with a lot of plot points taken for granted rather than explained. (with all the town shenanigans, no one questions anything!!)

Seen a lot better.

Watchability (once, twice, etc.)
Keep DVD?
Watch if on TV?
Really, no.
Hug, Snog, Marry, Avoid?
Transcend and Avoid.


About Simon Trail

I'm just another film watcher with an opinion.
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