Number of Times Seen – 1 (3 Mar 2015)
Brief Synopsis – In the near future there is a place where anyone can go to fulfill their fantasies for a fee, but the ultimate question remains; does this place help control violence in the outside world or does it create an urge for more.
My Take on it – I didnt know anything about this movie before I saw it and as I watched the story unfold before my eyes, I thought it had great potential that was ultimately not fulfilled.
This movie asks a simple philosophical question about repression and expression of your urges.
If someone is given an outlet for an urge will it be quelled or will the urge potentially grow larger where you would need to let it out more often.
This movie loses its way around the midway point and goes off on a tangent that isnt as interesting a premise as the original one.
Bruce Willis and Thomas Jane are both very good here, but I wish their characters would have had much more interactions.
Bottom Line – Very interesting premise that is ok, but doesn’t come anywhere near the unlimited potential it had. Willis and Jane are both pretty good here, but their interactions were too limited.
MovieRob’s Favorite Trivia – This film’s plot is taken from the 1973 film Westworld. (From IMDB)
Rating – BAFTA Worthy
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