2010 Leftovers Marathon, part 12 of 13
Length: 98 minutes
Director: Tony Scott
Writer: Mark Bomback
Starring: Denzel Washington, Chris Pine
With: Rosario Dawson, Ethan Suplee, Kevin Dunn, Kevin Corrigan, Kevin Chapman, Lew Temple
Music: Harry Gregson-Williams (and non-original music)
Cinematography: Ben Seresin
Editing: Robert Duffy, Chris Lebenzon
Oscars: nominated for Best Sound Editing
I saw it: on video (rented from Netflix), yesterday
Synopsis: a runaway train is… unstoppable
Music: Out of context, it would be absolutely terrible music, but it works.
Subjective Rating: 7/10 (Good, ). How is this movie good? I’d like to think it was made on a dare. Someone took the most idiotic, cliche-ridden, disaster of a script they could find, and challenged the director to make a good movie out of it. (Sadly, that would explain how most of Fox’s movies get made.) And somehow they pulled it off. What the hey.
Objective Rating (Average):