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#1 Post by a_person » Wed Apr 18, 2012 6:43 pm

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Directed by Boaz Yakin
Starring: Jason Statham, Catherine Chan and Chris Sarandon

Plot: A former elite agent takes on a two-tier mission: rescue a Chinese girl who's been abducted by the Triads, then use a safe combination to outwit the Russian Mafia, corrupt NYC officials, and the Triads themselves.

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#2 Post by soonforgotten » Mon Apr 23, 2012 12:21 am

I try to avoid Jason Statham whenever possible. Safe is a great example of why.

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#3 Post by EthanRunt » Mon Apr 23, 2012 7:35 am

Hard to write a review on it, found myself hitting points you'd expect from a Statham flick, flawed but fun. I had a great time with it.

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Re: Safe

#4 Post by M R M R » Tue Apr 24, 2012 7:05 pm

Our screening was cancelled. No indication given as to whether they will reschedule it.

Oh well, I should've opted for American Pie even though I've only ever seen the first one. :roll:
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#5 Post by valda » Tue Apr 24, 2012 7:10 pm

M R M R wrote:Our screening was cancelled. No indication given as to whether they will reschedule it.

Oh well, I should've opted for American Pie even though I've only ever seen the first one. :roll:
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#6 Post by Tazzy01 » Tue Apr 24, 2012 7:41 pm

Our screening was cancelled too.... this was due to showfilmfirst giving vue the wrong keys.... was not impressed.
they offered free screening of 21 jump st. :(

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#7 Post by M R M R » Tue Apr 24, 2012 8:24 pm

I checked my email before I left the house & there was the cancellation notification.
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#8 Post by tak-wai » Tue Apr 24, 2012 8:32 pm

Went to see this at Shepherd's Bush (thanks to solitude for the tickets). I am always keen to see action movies, and liked most of the Jason Statham films. Went in with moderate level of expectation - expected good level of action with moderately thin plot, and passable acting. While the plot was fairly thin, the action sequences / parts were not quite up to the usual JS film. The acting was passable, probably just. There were moments which were a bit unexpected, but overall, a fairly flat and uneventful story line. Actually, come to think of it - a bit far fetch., incredulous. There were a fair bit of dialogue in chinese / mandarin which I thought could possibly put a few people off due to the need to read the subtitles.

Venue wise was OK - a pretty full screening, I'd say 85% full with a few seats available in the front couple of rows. Film started quite promptly as well.

I am not usually one who scores movie low as I try to draw out the positives, but on this occasion, I feel compelled to score a lowly 4/10 as I am rather let down. Not one I'd watch again. :(

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#9 Post by jcolombi » Tue Apr 24, 2012 8:50 pm

Film got cancelled in Portsmouth.... got offered 21 Jump Street... it's my fav film of the year I was so GOD DAMN happy!
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#10 Post by alythonian » Tue Apr 24, 2012 9:08 pm

Edinburgh about 90-% full.

I wasn't looking forward but OH picked this over the Zac Effron effort.

I'll let him off. I actually enjoyed this fast paced and quite violent nonsense. It was entertaining and I thought the story, albeit far-fetched was more plausible for the fact they at least tried to fill in a bit of back story.

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