sci-fi

Total Recall, Totally Lame

  • Posted on: 10 August 2012
  • By: Shawn DeWolfe
I was intrigued by the cool looking remake of Total Recall. The original movie was cheesy. This new movie is much worse. That's a shame: the look of this movie is great. The cast is very strong, if they're given good material (ie. Colin Farrell: stop reading, watch In Bruges and come back). The logic of the movie is amazingly sad. Here are the movies it lends too heavily from:
  • I, Robot
  • Minority Report
  • Serenity
  • Fifth Element
  • Blade Runner
Here are the movies that do not seem to influence this movie: