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Knowing

4 Ratings: 1.0
Action & Adventure movie

Nicolas Cage stars in this largely unsatisfying science-fiction tale that begins as a taut and spooky story concerning psychic legacies and ends up falling back on Steven Spielberg's old, cosmic playbook for default explanations about weird phenomena. … see full wiki

Genre: Action, Adventure
3 reviews about Knowing
review by . May 10, 2010
Many famous actors start out in the action genre and then try to branch out into other types of movies such as comedy, drama, romance, etc... Many fail; examples include Sylvester Stallone, Keanu Reeves, and Bruce Willis. Nicholas Cage however, has done a decent job of doing movies outside of the shoot-em-up action. This under-rated sci-fi drama from 2009 is a good example. Heading a cast of mostly nobodies, Cage plays a widowed scientist whose son comes into the possession of knowledge of the future, …
review by . July 23, 2009
Okay, not as bad as The Happening, but in the same ball park.    Spoiler alert:    *  *  *  *  *  You can read the back of the DVD box to 'know' what this movie is about, but what it won't tell you is that it's really about nothing. The message is: "Humans are stupid to think that knowing anything is any kind of power or control over their existence."    Knowledge isn't any kind of power …
review by . July 11, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
Knowing starts out strong, with a '50s era flashback to a creepy kid obsessed with numbers, that also serves to remind us that this film is aiming for something of a '50s science fiction vibe. As part of the opening ceremony for a new elementary school, kids put pictures of the future into a time capsule, with plans to open it up 50 years later. The creepy dark-haired girl puts her list of seemingly random numbers into the mix, along with the crayon drawings produced by the rest of the kids.      …
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