Written October 29, 2012
Great acting but the story was difficult to follow, depressing and more gun-in-mouth suicides,, throat slicing and gore killing than I care to see. I almost walked out a few times but made myself see it til the end in case it got better...should have left.
Written October 29, 2012
Story was creative yet it did take an extended amount of time to get to any cohesion among the various sub-stories. Jim Broadbent and Doona Bae gave the most compelling performances in each of the timelines and I was a bit disappointed in the other performances.
The sound mixing was terrible with a dramatic racheting up of the volume in the future timeline making the movie experience painful. I can understand the increase for previews but ramping up the sound within an actual movie is something I find very annoying. That kind of knocked out some of the computer generated graphics highlights.
Written November 05, 2012
I normally really like movies such as this (supernatural element, reincarnation, time travel, etc.) and also movies that really make you think with complicated plots. But I have to say this movie is insanely complicated and hard to follow.
Every 4-5 minutes they switch you from one story line in one time period to a completely different story and time period, with seemingly no correlation between stories. Halle Berry, Tom Hanks and 5-6 other actors all appear in 6-7 different story lines each, playing 6-7 different characters each in 6-7 different time periods. It's just too splintered and confusing of a movie. Would of been better to either: 1) stay in chronological order of stories showing how decisions people made in 1 life effected their next life: 2) just make movie to follow 3 of the story lines. Having to follow 6-7 story lines, changing every 4-5 minutes is not an enjoyable movie experience. Tom Hanks also not casted well, would of been better with different actor.
Written October 31, 2012
This movie is one of the most confusing movie that I've ever watched. It was a waste of time & money. I do not recommend it.
Written November 02, 2012
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