Not your average teen dystopian drama, this one conveys a world that feels original and extreme, yet relevant. The usual dystopian tropes are here—authoritarianism, heavy-handed control and surveillance, censorship, class divide, forbidden love—but they are captured in unique and sometimes wacky ways, which make this film fresh. And yet the film seems a very fitting commentary on today's society and the direction we are going. The film is a visual feast and an entertaining adventure story that will keep you engaged.
I really connected with this film as the protagonist's situation was relatable, which made his journey resonate deeply and provoke thought. What added to the film's effectiveness was it's strong acting and direction, which put this film on par with Hollywood's best dramas. I was fully invested in the story, and I think it will resonate with you too.
This thriller effectively had me on the edge of my seat, trying to unravel the mystery along with it's protagonists. The smart direction and powerful soundtrack make for a tension-filled ride, with some great twists and scares and a satisfying climax that make this film stack up with Hollywood's best thrillers.
This sci-fi drama was a pleasantly enjoyable feel-good movie that felt reminiscent of classic time-travelling films, giving it a sense of nostalgia, while also making the viewer feel nostalgic of their own past. The film does a solid job exploring the what if scenario of second chances, and thoughtfully reflects on the value of how we use our time. The film has some strong dramatic moments which inspired me to get introspective, and gives plenty for the viewer to resonate with.
This well-produced film revolving around a family restaurant business has plenty of strong drama, mixed in with some good chuckles, and some engaging emotional moments. The backdrop of the restaurant business makes for some interesting setups, but it is the characters—their nuances and endearing quirkiness—that give the film the most entertainment value and it's heart.