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Total Recall (2012) (DVD review).

December 29, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Total Recall (2012) (DVD review).

Watching ‘Total Recall’ with its futuristic scenes, CGI of course, one is reminded of illustrations composed a century or more ago of how the future would appear. These pictures contained images of multi-storey blocks, much like London today, with railways in the sky and flying transport everywhere. This movie is somewhat like that but far […]

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Total Recall by Philip K. Dick

September 23, 2012 | By | Reply More
Total Recall by Philip K. Dick

‘Inspired by’ is a tricky turn of phrase. It can be so difficult to measure the level of inspiration garnered from one medium to another. Some may lead to a faithful adaptation, respectful to its source material, while some may end up so far removed from the original, one has to wonder why the makers […]

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Total Recall (Frank’s take).

August 6, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Total Recall (Frank’s take).

Len Wiseman’s (‘Underworld’) numbing, noisy and nonsensical dazzling ditty ‘Total Recall’ marches through the monotonous motions as surly SF actioner but only manages to muster up inconsequential static. The excess of action-oriented sequences, CGI hedonism, exaggerated fight scenes, curvaceous cuties in a hormonal catfight, a robotic nemesis and a swaggering leading man caught in the […]

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