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Theatrical Review: GAMER

Rating: 8/10 Summer blockbusters, a genre unto themselves, rarely extend beyond the borders of a flat plot and big explosions into anything more thought provoking. Yet, they entertain us in a popcorn munching mindless daze. GAMER, brought to us by the dynamic duo...

‘Gamer’ is An Action Film With A Message

Rating: A- Set a decade or so in the future, "Gamer" depicts a world in which current trends in video gaming, reality TV, Internet pornography and our obsession with the lives of celebrities are taken to their logical conclusion. Billionaire Ken Castle (Michael C....

‘Gamer’ Should Be Played Again and Again

An overplayed plot is eclipsed by thrilling cinematography Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor's newest project "Gamer" is a combination of violent action, frequent nudity, and a corrupted world, but what it lacks in storyline, it makes up for in first-rate filming. Kable...

Gamer: The Movie Review )Blog)

The movie sees Gerard Butler (300), play Kable, a death row inmate who is forced to participate in a brutal game in order to earn his freedom, and save his wife and daughter from the other side (?). The weird and interesting part is the “Game” is infact an actual...

Gamer is Deviant Fun

The movie "Gamer" is the most brilliantly hilarious, beautifully disturbing and dangerously mind-warping action-thriller I have seen in years. Your brain will melt. You will be offended. And you will love every moment it. The plot has all the prerequisites of a sci-fi...

“Gamer” Review

A nasty action masterpiece. One of the best movies of the year. Gerard Butler- Kable Michael C. Hall- Ken Castle Amber Valletta- Angie Kyra Sedgwick- Gina Parker Smith Logan Lerman- Simon Alison Lohman- Trace Terry Crews- Hackman Chris "Ludacris" Bridges- Humanz...

Movie Review – Gerard Butler’s Gamer

Behold! The action movie renaissance is upon us! A new generation of disaffected male youths who love 300 have made Gerard Butler the Schwarzenegger/Stallone du jour, and opened the door for films worthy of just such a ham-fisted hero. This truly is a return to the...

Review: Gamer is a Blast

What if the video games people play were real? What if the reality TV craze goes to the next level and we watch people die instead of sleep around? What if society becomes so connected and intertwined that we lose all semblance of what it is to be human? And what if...

Gamer: A Violent, Satirical Epic

“We do not have adequate images for our kind of civilization…We are surrounded by images that are worn out, and I believe that unless we discover new images, we will die out. Die like the dinosaurs. And I mean it physically.” – filmmaker Werner Herzog, 1982 My...

Gamer Theatricall Review

Gamer is one of those movies that you either love or hate. Online gaming takes on new meaning in a futuristic world. In that world, players at home can direct convicts to do their bidding in a wickedly violent, multiplayer competition, and death-row inmate Kable...

Gamer

I went into this fully expecting to hate it but then something strange occurred. The same crew behind the 'Crank' series of movies created a future world both real and terrifying. A world where advertising dominates entire buildings and a real life 'Sims' game called...

Final Destination sustains fear factor with $12M

LOS ANGELES — Fear has trumped romance at the box office over Labor Day weekend. The fright flick "The Final Destination" remained the No. 1 movie for the second-straight weekend with $12.4 million for the first three days of the long holiday weekend. "The Final...

Gamer (2009) Movie Review (Blog)

I just wanna start off by saying that I'm a big fan of both Crank and Crank: High Voltage. Neveldine/Taylor are two fun adrenaline fueled directors who know how to make a fun enjoyable, HARD R, film. Now, when I first saw the trailer for Gamer I just said,...

Review: Gamer

While the writing/directing team of Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor devised a fast-paced thrill ride with 'Crank' and an over-the-line shockfest with 'Crank: High Voltage,' they seem to be straddling the line with 'Gamer.' Loads of action abound, and not a minute goes...

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