An entirely superfluous attempt to recapture the magic of the original film. A remake masquerading as a sequel that goes nowhere and has nothing new to say.
It’s supposed to be intense, but it’s just silly. Unless it’s secretly about one woman ridding the world of notorious arms dealers through sly manipulation.
Pure popcorn thrills. Whips up visceral suspense and maintains it till you’re breathless as it cements the arrival of “woman versus nature” as a subgenre.
An excellent complement to the novel, simplifying the science without dumbing it down yet retaining the suspense and urgency of its interplanetary stranding.
Yet another artifact of the long stagnation of Hollywood, which has been remaking the same movies over and over and over again for the past 30 years.
Richard Dean Anderson is pretty close to the top of my list of Perfect Imaginary Boyfriends. Sorry if that’s TMI.
Actual unretouched phrases that people plugged into search engines this week that led them to this site (with some commentary from me)…
Stuff my followers on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ saw today…
If this is any indication, Taken 3 will be nothing but Liam Neeson running around whatever European city ponies up the biggest tax credits, growling and beating up random swarthy passersby who look at him askew. It would be only a tiny step below this.
I’m struggling here to have some fun with “Miracle Day.” Because otherwise I’d be crying.