Tag: Total Recall

Total Recall (2012) (DVD review).

December 29, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Total Recall (2012) (DVD review).

Watching ‘Total Recall’ with its futuristic scenes, CGI of course, one is reminded of illustrations composed a century or more ago of how the future would appear. These pictures contained images of multi-storey blocks, much like London today, with railways in the sky and flying transport everywhere. This movie is somewhat like that but far […]

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Total Recall by Philip K. Dick

September 23, 2012 | By | Reply More
Total Recall by Philip K. Dick

‘Inspired by’ is a tricky turn of phrase. It can be so difficult to measure the level of inspiration garnered from one medium to another. Some may lead to a faithful adaptation, respectful to its source material, while some may end up so far removed from the original, one has to wonder why the makers […]

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Total Recall (Frank’s take).

August 6, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Total Recall (Frank’s take).

Len Wiseman’s (“Underworld”) numbing, noisy and nonsensical dazzling ditty Total Recall marches through the monotonous motions as surly sci-fi actioner but only manages to muster up inconsequential static. The excess of action-oriented sequences, CGI hedonism, exaggerated fight scenes, curvaceous cuties in a hormonal catfight, a robotic nemesis and a swaggering leading man caught in the […]

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