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I am not into cars but I presume those who are fanatics might get more out of this film than I did Gone in Sixty Seconds barely works There are plenty of car chases but they are filmed in such a manner that it is hard to tell whats going on The camera swerves back and forth and the scene drowns into a blur Rarely do we get a steady camera shot that lets us perceive the situation The story is about Memphis Raines Nicolas Cage an ex car thief who is now retired to teaching kids the art of gocart racing His peaceful existence is disrupted when his brother Kip Giovanni Ribisi who has followed his car jacking footsteps runs afoul of his boss and is unable to deliver the fifty cars he promised Kips boss forces the legendary Menphis to come out of retirement and deliver the fifty cars in 72 hours or his brother will end up fossilized in a crushed car cube Memphis agrees to the deal and gathers some of his old buddies to pull of the heist It is decided that all fifty cars will be stolen in one night whilst using the first two for scouting locations There are lots of characters in Seconds Most of them are interesting I mean they arent decently sketched characters by any means but for this sort of film Ill take quirky stereotypes over wooden performances any day That brings me to the point of Cages performance He has become so boring Wheres the hyperactive hero we saw in The Rock His Memphis flashes moments that are so interesting that its joltingly disappointing to see him waste away for most of the time in autopilot with minimum enthusiasm that is clearly seen through the boring droll of his voice Angelina Jolie as his love interest is far better She is under used but when on screen she lights in on fire
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