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Joseph Lederer

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type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
96 minutes
performer:
Nicolas Cage, Julianne Moore, Jessica Biel
director:
Lee Tamahori
distributor:
Paramount Pictures
author:
Paul Bernbaum, Gary Goldman, Jonathan Hensleigh
genre:
ActionAdventure, Sci-fi and Fantasy

We gave it a D

Next, an immediately forgettable action pic directed with a blowtorch by Lee Tamahori, has Nicolas Cage — his intensity always memorable — playing a guy who can see into the future for two minutes at a time. (His time frame of prescience widens, understandably, when it comes to predicting a golden Jessica Biel as the babe for him.) The vision thing makes him valuable to an FBI agent (Julianne Moore) trying to thwart a terrorist attack, but doesn’t help the movie, a schlocky mix of bad special effects and worse Cage hairdos.