Unstoppable : Movie Review

If a movie can be both exciting and boring at the same time, that movie would be "Unstoppable," an adrenaline-infused runaway-train flick that perfectly distills director Tony Scott's talents and limitations. It's got all the ADHD camerawork, aerial photography, compulsive jump cuts and smeary, digitally enhanced colors that Scott relies on to make his Hollywood hackwork seem fresh and contemporary. It pays only the most cursory attention to old-fashioned stuff like plot and characters, and who needs those when you've got "a missile the size of the Chrysler Building," as someone helpfully explains, threatening to wipe out an entire Pennsylvania city?

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Author : Andrew O'Hehir