Psychologist Margaret Matheson and her assistant study paranormal activity, which leads them to investigate a world-renowned psychic who has resurfaced years after his toughest critic mysteriously passed away.
Robert De Niro,
Kate and Martin escape from personal tragedy to an Island Retreat. Cut off from the outside world, their attempts to recover are shattered when a Man is washed ashore, with news of airborne killer disease that is sweeping through Europe.
This is the story of a young resourceful heroine named Lisa Reisert who hates to fly, but the terror that awaits her on the night flight to Miami has nothing to do with a fear of flying! Upon boarding the plane, Lisa is trapped on a red-eye flight with a creepy villainous handsome and charming man by the name of Jackson Rippner, who's playing middle-man in the plot to assassinate a Homeland Security official. He's got her father pinned down by a would-be killer, using that advantage to coerce Lisa into phoning the luxury resort where she works and arranging to move the target into a pre-set position.Written by
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Presidents or (in this case) Homeland Security can be moved to another location if the secret service are not satisfied with hotel security arrangements or if there's an incident. One of them even recommends the Miami Hilton in the film just because the room was changed. They have up to 200 secret service agents and metal detectors. Agents can be disguised to root out anyone who looks suspicious, not on a list, wearing legitimate ID, who may be a terrorist and concealing weapons. They're trained in the martial arts, equipped with handguns and Uzis (handheld machine guns), sign to each other if they need to be quiet, speak in code indicating levels of danger, frisk anyone who comes in, wear bulletproof vests, have radios or pins on their lapels and always ready to make an arrest. But they are trained to be polite and discreet. Reporter have to have an appointment to see the president. They can even cancel an event if need be. See more »
Although the airplane interior is a "standard" Boeing 767 layout (2-3-2), row 18 is shown too far back in the plane. The row used in film should be numbered closer to 30 or so as these rows are closest to the back of the plane and the rear galley. See more »
Wes Craven's psychological thriller "Red Eye" isn't something we haven't already seen, but the standard format actually generates into a tight, snappy and gripping experience. After breaking away from its vulnerable, claustrophobic intensity. Craven effectively heightens the suspense, for a heart stopping and dazzling last-half potboiler, despite some elaborate and questionable details. This is sure a different mood for Craven, and you probably wouldn't know it was he behind it. Being short and sweet makes the flying time go by in no time. Quantity seems to be replaced with quality, but still this is a streamlined lightweight commercial flight for audiences. The taut premise builds up nicely, because of an always engagingly sharp and sly script. However it does seem to get quite silly, and overstated towards the spontaneous closing. Even the whole set-up is very wishy-washy. One of its driving factors were the profound lead performances. The lovely Rachael McAdams gives a dedicated, headstrong performance. Opposite of her is a sensationally suave, but sinisterly steely Cillian Murphy. The two gelled very well, and their back-and-forth banter was expertly delivered. Veteran actor Brian Cox provides some solidarity, and pleasant support. The cracking music score by Marco Beltrami demonstrates slick panache, and well-timed cues. Craven and his two leads; McAdams and Murphy lift this one up a notch.
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