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Starts out strong...but the resolution will leave you wanting
The film starts out well with five people in a seemingly abandoned warehouse in the middle of nowhere, none of whom have any memory of who they are or how they got there. It winds into a nice character development piece, mixed with a story of cops chasing down the typical bad guys, who are heading towards this warehouse.
Caviezel is very entertaining in his role and is obviously the main character, though Pepper and Kinnear were clearly meant to play almost roles. The characters do develop nicely, at least the ones in the warehouse. The rest of them are only there to progress the plot, which almost has no real meaning until the end.
There are some nice twists as the characters begin to understand who they are and how they came to be there, though many of them can easily be seen coming. I will not go into them for fear of ruining the film for anyone else who might care.
I would have given it an 8, except for the ending which left me wanting so much more. Otherwise, worth a watch.
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