Source Code - Review

Source Code, Jake Gyllenhaal, ... | ON A MISSION Michelle Monaghan and Jake Gyllenhaal in Source Code

Someday the mysterious government operatives who invented the time-travel techniques in the twisty brainteaser action-thriller Source Codeought to meet up for some shop talk with the mysterious entrepreneurs who invented the dream-travel techniques in the twisty brainteaser action-thriller Inception. I'd love to hear theSource Code guys explain to their sci-fi peers exactly how their neural gadgetry enables a participant's brainpower and consciousness to cross over into the body of another man in the last eight minutes of that other man's life. As it is, I'll have to take the futuristic science on faith along with the plot holes in this good-looking, diverting, overly jiggered adventure. And I'll accept the premise that decorated Army helicopter pilot Capt. Colter Stevens (Jake Gyllenhaal) inexplicably finds himself on a Chicago commuter train tasked with finding out who on the train planted the bomb that, eight minutes later, will destroy the very train he's on. Whoever it is is also planning a second, bigger, even more destructive act of terrorism in the heart of the city. Is it the angry wannabe comedian (played by real comic Russell Peters)? Is it the suspiciously sweating, swarthy-skinned businessman (Cas Anvar)? Who's Christina (Michelle Monaghan), the attractive woman sitting opposite Stevens on the train, chatting as if she knows him? And why, when Stevens is in the lavatory, does he play a Marx Brothers mime game with an unknown face in the mirror? Is that strange reflection his...avatar? Read More...

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