A THRILLER FOCUSING ON MEMORY LOSS; AND THE PROCESS OF RETRIEVING IT!

By Peneflix
Written February 06, 2016
Terrific acting informs this convoluted conundrum of flashbacks revolving around the theft of a Francisco Goya (1746-1828) painting (“Witches in the Air”); which is where the audience hovers between nonfiction and the twilight zone; Danny Boyle’s slick scenario, at best, is masterful manipulation but flounders when dealing with the consequences of the therapeutic process focusing on hypnosis (“trance”) and those susceptible to its capabilities... Carl Jung (1875-1961) whose profession was sloshing around in the psyches of the tormented, sated that “he who looks outside dreams; he who looks within awakens”; “Trance” is a paradox, challenging the audience to differentiate the empirical from the rational; an exercise I found rather intoxicating, “entrancing”... TWO & 3/4 STARS!!! ***For full review please visit peneflix (dot) com!!!
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SPELLBINDING!!!

By majorrugburn
Written September 02, 2015
a great thriller with good performances by all, a twisty plot and masterfully shot. now about Fandango... what a waste of a website this really is. i mean, i had a gift card that i got on my B-day and wanted to buy tickets for this movie...well guess what Fandango makes you pay a "convenience" charge, for no reason at all. when me and my g-friend got to the theater we still had to wait in line to pick up our tickets. never again will i buy or use Fandango. ciao!!!
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Hypnotic

By julianeoday
Written June 25, 2016
Imagine... Vanilla Sky + Inception = Trance It's this trippy world were you can't tell if it's real or all part of the trance. Definitely SEE IT, you won't be disappointed *contains nudity, graphic violence, and foul language Depending on what you allow your children to watch - Probably 15 or older For more child appropriate information I recommend this website: [BLOCKED WEBSITE]
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TRANCE

By thedoctor777
Written October 08, 2015
I found this film thrilling and suspenseful. All the acting was great; but the story was the whole movie for me. It has so many twists and turns that you never know what's really going on until the very end. I thought the screenwriter and director were on the same wavelength because the story flowed excellently and rolled to a climax. Yes there are two shots of frontal nudity that might have been left out because it really served no purpose in the plot. They did however add to the character's credibility once you understand what's truly happening with this particular intense role. Lighting was somewhat dim in parts; but I wouldn't go so far as to criticize it much. I just thought it could have been lit more at times. There is one graphic violent scene of a head being blown away so be ready for that if you're squeamish about that kind of stuff. All in all I would say and have a good night at the movies while watching this intense multi-plotted movie.
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mind bender

By joepancake
Written July 28, 2015
Danny Boyle rarely disappoints, but in Trance, the high-key light swirling camera moves and memories real and imagined don't help the movie's continuity. Trance is worth seeing on the big screen, but don't expect character development like the crew in Sunshine, or a city girding, end-of-the-world angst as in 28 Days Later. Shallow Grave, Trainspotting, Slumdog, all have deeper meanings, but Trance is a good mindbender, albeit more small minded than his other work.
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