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Unthinkable (2010, S. Jackson, Moss, Sheen)

Old 04-12-10, 12:12 AM
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Unthinkable (2010, S. Jackson, Moss, Sheen)

Hmmmm.. Could be interesting...



Whats even more interesting? What is your stance on torture in this situation?
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Old 04-12-10, 03:15 PM
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Re: Unthinkable (2010, S. Jackson, Moss, Sheen)

So, this isn't the sequel to Unbreakable?


This could be good. I think I caught a glimpse of Brandon Routh in a quick shot...
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Re: Unthinkable (2010, S. Jackson, Moss, Sheen)

Hopefully it won't be Unwatchable.
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Old 04-12-10, 03:40 PM
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Re: Unthinkable (2010, S. Jackson, Moss, Sheen)

Isn't this a standard plot line on any given episode of 24?
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Re: Unthinkable (2010, S. Jackson, Moss, Sheen)

Originally Posted by GoldenJCJ View Post
So, this isn't the sequel to Unbreakable?


This could be good. I think I caught a glimpse of Brandon Routh in a quick shot...
Yeah...I like it so far. I'm in for this. Bradon Routh in something that might show off what his acting skills are (I haven't seen Routh in anything between Superman Returns and after it's...Zack and Miri Make A Porno, which I enjoyed, so it's a huge gap)
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Old 06-19-10, 10:27 PM
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Re: Unthinkable (2010, S. Jackson, Moss, Sheen)

What an underrated movie

Great performances, very gripping
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Old 06-19-10, 11:29 PM
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Re: Unthinkable (2010, S. Jackson, Moss, Sheen)

Indeed, I really enjoyed this one. Jackson was fantastic, even Moss stood out. Neat premise and well executed.
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Old 06-20-10, 12:06 AM
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Re: Unthinkable (2010, S. Jackson, Moss, Sheen)

I saw this last week as a rental and I enjoyed 80% of it. Jackson was awesome along with Carrie Ann Moss. However, you could see that this movie was done on the cheap. Most of it was shot on a sound stage and there was one scene where a major bomb explosion occurs and the effects on that scene were really cheap along with them using old news footage for the aftermath. The final act went straight down the toilet because IMO, the movie felt incomplete unless it was the director's intention to leave the ending for open interpretation. It's a decent rental, but don't expect alot of action. I think the intent of this film was more or less a character study.
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Re: Unthinkable (2010, S. Jackson, Moss, Sheen)

I wondered if there was thread on this here. I started one in the Political Film because I thought the discussion might get carried away with strong opinions.

It dived headlong into the issue. Not a great film by any stretch, but an interesting film. It was unnecessarily melodramatic I thought, which took away from the film's legitimacy considerable. I would have liked this story a lot more in a better director's hands.
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Re: Unthinkable (2010, S. Jackson, Moss, Sheen)

Spoiler:
At the end when the bomb squad finds the third bomb, why didn't they search the rest of the building for the fourth bomb that went off? I'm sure they have some kind of radiation detector they could've used.
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Re: Unthinkable (2010, S. Jackson, Moss, Sheen)

Originally Posted by jumpcutz View Post
hopefully it won't be unwatchable.
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Re: Unthinkable (2010, S. Jackson, Moss, Sheen)

Originally Posted by mhg83 View Post
Spoiler:
At the end when the bomb squad finds the third bomb, why didn't they search the rest of the building for the fourth bomb that went off? I'm sure they have some kind of radiation detector they could've used.
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They showed in the initial threat tape that the geiger counter showed almost no reading. Then mentioned how the one they found in dallas didn't trigger anything from the air. Regardless, if they were getting a reading, they just would have thought it was from the one they found. They weren't thinking crazy enough to guess the 4th one would have been 50 feet from the other one.
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Old 06-28-10, 11:02 PM
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Re: Unthinkable (2010, S. Jackson, Moss, Sheen)

Wasn't this territory already kind of covered in The Siege with Denzel Washington, Bruce Willis and Annette Benning?
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