Schwarzenegger plays Douglas Quaid who is apparently a secret agent
on Mars which is controlled by evil Vilas Cohaagen. OR IS HE?
of like an over complicated, muscular, Truman Show with all the
baddies being pleasingly shot, slapped or exploded before the closing
our panel of critics thought
tangential reality shit."
is the goody, who the baddy? Why does nobody wear the white and
black hats these days? It's so difficult to make sense of this generation."
went on a holiday like that once and I got a refund after a 5 year
AD seems very noisy to me, my dear. If I am around I hope I have
lost what is left of my hearing."
movie is fine, but what annoyed me more than anything was the cack-handed
in-film brand placement. These included Pepsi with the old white
background, and Sony Trinitron. This is 2084 guys and even in 2002
the brands have changed. I want a refund."
lighting in this movie is very red. At first, I thought my TV had
gone berzerk again but it hadn't, that's about as much as I can
say about this movie - I got a good workout as I slapped the TV
is, like, all of those soap story-lines of the 1970's, about memory
loss, all rolled into one honest-Joe against the evil bastards plot.
Moderately good, but I would have preferred to watch Blade Runner
tell me the ending or plot overview if necessary
pays a company to implant his brain to make him someone else for
a holiday. It goes horribly wrong, or is it a dream?
of embolisms, lobotomy's and f-words fly all over the place before
Quaid finally flattens everything.
He is fighting an evil conspiracy led by Cohaagen - this is completed
after a number of explosions. It ends with our hero and Melinda
arm in arm, kissing.
Quotable quotes (real)
"Honey, you wouldn't shoot me would you sweetheart?"
that a divorce."
special effects and a very good idea for a movie, but it's a little
too long and loud. The hard of hearing may particularly enjoy this
their day, the special effects were quite impressive - from a woman's
head opening up like a can of peaches, to a small baby talking in
the stomach of one of the actors, and Arnie pulling a glowing globule
from his nose...
12 , 2002