Better off not knowing!!! - paula galvin
This film really does not have a lot to recommend it,it has not got the intellectual brilliance to make it a really good thriller,nor the fantastic action scenes to make it a great action picture.
It also has Liam Neeson as the hero and to be quite honest I think he is just looking too old and tired to play this part any more.The plot involves a convoluted tale of stolen identity and biotechnologies with a bit of Cold War espionage thrown in.It really is as ridiculous as it sounds.Throw into the mix some over-long,tedious car chases,some unrealistic hospital scenes,a half-baked love story and you will get the picture(without suffering by going to see it!!!)
It tries too hard to do too many things and ends up by being a hopeless mish-mash.
Frank Langhella is there as a double/triple crossing spy,Aidan Quinn as Neesons alter ego,January Jones as a cardboard figure(or so it appeared to me!!)Diane Kruger,as a Bosnian or was it Serbian....by the end I did not care.
Wanted to give this no stars...cannot get rid of the five!!!
Review published on the 01 March 2011 21:26
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