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Old February 22 2009, 05:03 AM   #1
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Push is a pretty good movie.

I was looking for something fun to watch today and I went and saw Push today.

It has Chris Klein, Dakota Fanning, Djimon Honsou and Camilla Belle. Camilla confuses me cause she is so godamned hot but a truly horrible actress. Evryone else is good with special nod to Dakota. And I was happy to see Neil Jackson, who awesomely played the bad guy in Blade The Series.

The mythology is like has an evil Division chasing people with cool psychic powers:

Watchers: who see the future and draw it.
Movers: who use telekinesis.
Pushers: who put thoughts in peoples head like the Voice or the Jedi Mind Trick.
Sniffers: who smell objects and sense where the owners are.
Shadows: who block out sniffers and watchers

The movie is beautifully set in hong kong and it has some neat action scenes. Overall I recommend it to the fanboy set. I don't understand why it got such bad reviews which call the plot convoluted. It's also compared to Jumper and it looks similar in style but is loads better.
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Old February 22 2009, 05:09 AM   #2
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Re: Push is a pretty good movie.

I was surprised by it, it had more fun with the super-powered characters in it's world then a lot of comic book movies I can think of especially that bad guy, Victor? I freaking loved the two action scenes with that character, truly badass.

The story left a little to be desired, I wouln't say it's convoluted it's just... well, it's very comic book. But I'll give them huge props for the world the movie built, it felt very well realized and worth exploring.
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Old February 22 2009, 05:21 AM   #3
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Re: Push is a pretty good movie.
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Old February 22 2009, 05:23 AM   #4
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Re: Push is a pretty good movie.

He was a badass on the building fight at the end. I also liked how Camilla had the squad of soldiers mesmerized and standing around her in formation. That was cool. Iwas a fan of the floating guns too. Very creative.

I forgot to mention the Banshee/Siren like Asian gangsters. That was pretty cool.

The effects were pretty good and not showy, which made the whole thing seem grounded in reality.
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Old February 22 2009, 09:18 AM   #5
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Re: Push is a pretty good movie.

Heroes: Hong Kong.
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Old February 22 2009, 10:55 AM   #6
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Re: Push is a pretty good movie.

I wasn't expecting much from it, but we went to see it yesterday.

Ienjoyed it more than I thought I would
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