|Formats:||12 DVD, 15 Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Diane Lane, Michael Rooker, Samuel L. Jackson, Sean Baek, Rachel Bilson, Hayden Christensen, Tom Hulce, Jamie Bell|
|Genres:||Action/Adventure, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Thriller|
|Studio:||20TH CENTURY FOX HOME ENTERTAINMENT|
|Collections:||Top 400 All-Time Rentals|
|Run time:||1 hour 25 minutes|
|Rental release:||16 Jun 2008|
|Main languages:||English, English Audio Description|
|Hearing impaired subtitles:||English|
By Tom Charity from LOVEFiLM
Teleportation is the gimmick in this sci-fi action flick, which sees Hayden Christensen warring with Samuel L. Jackson...
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Missed opportunityBy Meako (59 reviews) from Sheffield , 11 Feb 2008
[Highly rated reviewer]A film with a decent concept, but which fails to deliver its potential. It is difficult to pinpoint exactly what doesn't quite work in the film, as it isn't a bad film - just slightly above average. Some failings in the casting department don't help the film much, with Jamie Bell being terribly miscast (he isn't eccentric enough for the unstable character he is trying to play), and Rachael Bilson as Mille is just seriously lacking in any ability to act. The story, forgive the pun, jumps around too much and there is a feeling that quite a chunk of the film is missing as it simply doesn't feel like a complete movie. Perhaps the intention is for this to be the start of a franchise, but if so they have done a bad job of making me excited for the future. The action is reasonable well handled, but the dialogue scenes seem flat and forced, filled with plot exposition to ham-fistedly move the tale along. This is all the more confusing when you consider that Doug Liman (the director) was responsible for great dialogue infused films such as Swingers and Go, and also delivered the best (in my opinion) of the Bourne films. Hayden Christensen at least shows some ability that never surfaced in the terrible Star Wars prequels, but is not exciting enough a lead to keep us interested. The overall feel is a muddled film that doesn't quite know what it wants to be, and leaves you a bit unphased and underwhelmed by anything that goes on in the film. Not a bad film, but a far cry from what it should have been.
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Boring !!!!By a customer , 10 Jun 2013Yawn yawn yawn ! Only good if your not sleeping, this will send you to sleep. Ok for teenagers, but not for adults. Very slow to start.
Surprisingly good!By Catmad (7 reviews) , 04 Oct 2012This film was surprisingly good. It's extremely silly and nonsensical, but it's definitely worth a watch and provides an hour and a half of escapism. I would definitely consider buying it on dvd.
It's finished already?!By a customer , 30 Aug 2012It started alright, and then just as you think it's going to build to the most exciting part, it turns out that you've already seen it and the film is over. It's short. Really short. And could be so much better...
Awesome film but too shortBy AC23 (4 reviews) , 07 Jan 2012Really good film with an awesome idea but feel the film could have been longer for the film skipped through all the events very quickly and the ending was rather abrupt. However really enjoyed the film and storyline anyway 4 stars!
Wooden FilmBy a customer , 14 Nov 2011Terrible film, Lead couple are incredibly wooden and even the usually strong Samuel L Jackson is only average, only redeeming feature is a great turn by Jamie Bell who has more charisma that the rest of the cast put together. This was clearly supposed to be the start of a franchise but I doubt we will be seeing any more of these