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Vantage Point

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Dennis Quaid, Richard T. Jones, ...
Daniel Daza

Vantage Point

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
90 minutes
Wide Release Date:
02/22/08
performer:
William Hurt, Dennis Quaid, Sigourney Weaver
director:
Pete Travis
distributor:
Columbia Pictures
author:
Barry Levy
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B-

Thriller Vantage Point probes the fractured perspectives of and karmic connections between several witnesses to an assassination: Think Crash meets 24. The frenetic action and Bourne-like car chases nearly compensate for a sliver of character and a telegraphed plot twist. And speaking of Bourne, in a doc and commentary, director Pete Travis cites the Paul Greengrass films and such stylistic inspirations as The French Connection. The two-disc edition offers one unique EXTRA: a digital copy to download onto a laptop, PS3, or PSP. B-