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Predestination (I) (2014)

R  |   |  Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi  |  9 January 2015 (USA)
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The life of a time-traveling Temporal Agent. On his final assignment, he must pursue the one criminal that has eluded him throughout time.

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PREDESTINATION chronicles the life of a Temporal Agent sent on an intricate series of time-travel journeys designed to ensure the continuation of his law enforcement career for all eternity. Now, on his final assignment, the Agent must pursue the one criminal that has eluded him throughout time. Written by Anonymous

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To save the future he must reshape the past.


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This story is told by Dr. Michio Kaku, on October 28, 2009 at Queensborough Community College. As the mother of all time travel stories on his "The World in 2030" lecture. You can find the video on web. See more »

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(at around 1h 24 mins) We see wrong day of the week in the Suspect's Routine. March 3, 1975 is Monday. See more »

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Composed by Scott Asheton, Ron Asheton (as Ronald Asheton), Iggy Pop (as James Osterberg) and David Alexander
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© 1970 Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp., Stooge Staffel Music
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'Predestination' deserves more recognition.
29 October 2014 | by See all my reviews

I feel like sometimes great movies don't get enough recognition, films like Prisoners, Enemy, or Predestination.

This film impacted me heavily, and it kept me thinking and thinking about it for a week after I saw it. Ethan Hawke gave a great performance, which keeps me wondering why he ever agreed to do "The Purge", but the real standout is Sarah Snook, who is breathtaking in her role.

One of the best things about this film was that when I thought it was going in one direction, it took a hard right hand turn. Not many movies make me doubt myself like that. The direction was clean and solid, the cinematography was immaculate, and the special and visual effects were outstanding. Everything about the look of the film was perfect.

My only complaints are that the movie's first act was a little slow. However, as the film progresses into the second and third act, the long first act is absolutely necessary. If it was a little shorter, it would've worked so well.

Confusing? Yes. Enjoyable? Big time.

If you can see Predestination, definitely do so. 8/10


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