Snowpiercer (2013) – Movie Review

February 25, 2014 6:33 am by
Snowpiercer - movie poster - Big Fat Kill

Overview

In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.

Cast

  • Chris Evans - Curtis
  • Tilda Swinton - Mason
  • Jamie Bell - Edgar
  • Luke Pasqualino - Grey

Director

  • Joon-ho Bong

Run time

  • 126 min

Review

Action, tension, social commentary and an unbelievable premise make Snowpiercer a decent flick but too many plot holes and an overlong run time keep it in the o.k bracket, not good or great.

A mix of 1984, Truman Show (hence Hurt and Harris) and Animal Farm.

2.5 Stars (2.5 / 5)

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