A Clip from 'Source Code'
 
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A Clip from ‘Source Code’

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE —

Jake Gyllanhaal is giving the action genre another go with his latest film “Source Code,” a sci-fi thriller about a soldier who wakes up in the body of an unknown man and discovers he’s part of a mission to find a bomber of a Chicago commuter train.

Unfortunately, audiences didn’t take to Gyllanhaal’s first action attempt — Disney’s “Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time.” The $200 million production has yet to break even. However, “Source Code,” directed by Duncan Jones, cost only $35 million to produce and should attract a wider audience.

Below is a clip of Jake’s character Colter Stevens, speaking to Carol Goodwin (Vera Farmiga). In it, Goodwin informs Stevens he must stop a target from bombing Downtown Chicago. Jeffrey Wright, whose character remains nameless, adds his two cents about possible casualties, unfathomable in number, should Stevens fail.



Am I the only one not feeling a sense of urgency here? Granted, 44 seconds probably isn’t enough time to establish any. Besides that, from what was previewed, I feel as if I’ve seen this before. However, since I really enjoyed the BAFTA award-winning “Moon,” I shouldn’t judge “Source Code” too harshly from the very brief preview. Chances are Duncan Jones’ latest could turn out to be a very good sci-fi film.

So, will you be watching “Source Code” in theaters, or is it a rental? Sound off to the right!

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2 Comments Add Yours ↓

  1. Sweet Pete #
    1

    Can’t wait!

  2. Bignall468 #
    2

    I really want to see this!



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