Friday, June 17, 2011

The Best Movie of the Year



I absolutely loved Inception. I felt (and still feel) it was one of the most originally creative movies made in years. Yes, purists will ist off other flicks that it 'rips off' (I say 'draws from', but whatevs). I don't care. I love a really clever movie. Using quantum physics to give your Sci-Fi/Suspense some depth is so clever. And so easy. It's quantum physics. No one knows any better ;)

Anyhoo - I would've given Inception a five star rating. I gave Source Code four. It's a really cool, mentally provoking flick.

Channel 24 Review:

I’ll put it simply: Source Code is 2011’s Inception. There’s nothing more thought-provoking and thrilling than a movie that challenges our familiar parameters. It’s delightfully confusing - not in that it doesn’t make sense, but in that you never know what’s going to happen next.

A rattled Colter Stevens (Jake Gyllenhaal) wakes up suddenly on a passenger train. Despite the warm familiarity of his pretty companion, Stevens’ nervous and panicked reaction immediately unsettles you. It’s not far into his frantic confusion that the train violently explodes, killing everyone on board. A startled Stevens then wakes up in some sort of military training pod, where his commander, Colleen Goodwin (Vera Farmiga) calmly tries to refresh his memory and press him for answers, but gives him no detail about where he is, and why he has no memory of the mission. He’s repeatedly sent back to the train, in the body of one of the passengers, to find the bomber and save Chicago from a massive explosion. But each time he’s sent back, his need for an explanation drives him to find out how he got there. His military skills help him discover how he went from Afghanistan to a virtual Chicago in a day, but also reveal the true power and influence of the government programme called Source Code.

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Don't miss this. You'll look like a doos.

5 comments:

  1. Great movie, I couldn't agree more. Love a show that throws you right in and keeps you on the edge of your seat from the word go. Some people might say far-fetched, I say good entertainment and that's why we go to the 'bisocope'. - Sandro

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  2. ja kim jou ou siff bek! hos jou naaier##$^

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  3. would you give 'shutter island' 5 stars ?

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  4. I wouldn't have given Shutter Island 5 stars. Maybe 3 or 4. Loved it though.

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  5. Shutter Island : 3.7
    Inception Island : 4.2

    Hey, I work to the first decimal.

    I see you have an Afrikaans fan with a Cape Town accent....
    Aragorn

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