Saturday, May 6, 2017

Cinema Cycle - SuperNova


CINEMA CYCLE
(Cardio Workout And Reviewing Movies At The Same Time)

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DATE REVIEWED: 04/04/2017

TITLE: SuperNova

FORMAT: DVD

TIME RIDDEN / FILM LENGTH: 1 hour 33 minutes

DISTANCE RIDDEN WHILE VIEWING: 19.1 miles

TOTAL CINEMA MILES LOGGED: 6612.9 miles

SYNOPSIS: The crew of stranded deep space rescue ship combat an evil alien that they bring aboard.

CONCEPT IN RELATION TO THE VIEWER: Fighting against the unknown in an alien environment.  You know early on that only one person is going to survive.

PROS AND CONS:  This is a fast paced and well produced science fiction / horror film in the same genre as “Alien”.  It was entertaining to watch and had some interesting plot twists.  

The ending of the film left me wondering.  Based on the dialog, mankind only had 56 years before the shockwave hits.  Hmmm, depressing.

The relationship between Spader’s character and Angela Bassett, just did not work.  Bassett’s character comes off as a cold hearted bitch with little empathy.  Spader on the other hand channels his best Gary Cooper to very good effect.


To read an overview of this project, check out this status posting.  

This film is a part of my LaserDisc Collection.

Clicking on the title will take you to the Internet Movie Database (IMDB) entry for this film. 

This film was viewed while exercising on my recumbent cycle.  A summary of my time spent working out on my journey through movie-land can be found on Strava.com.