Excerpt: 'Disconnect' is an effective three story drama with a message. The multiple threads manage to coincide without any missteps in narrative. Each one is given equal screen time and reaching a deserved emotional climax. The runtime is surprisingly short for this type of film (under two hours). This provides no unnecessary elongated scenes. Every moment counts. Though, one of the three stories is stronger than the other two, in terms of dramatic weight.
Excerpt: Disconnect really takes compelling subject and gives us a powerful set of stories, interconnected, that really drives home the message. In this case, the concern is technology - technology that is supposed to make it easier than ever to connect with our fellow man but, in many cases, it has the exact opposite effect. Cyber-bullying, identity theft, pornography and just not connecting with your family - these are the pitfalls and perils of a 24-hour online world.
Excerpt: For the past couple of years, I've seen one film almost every year that made me feel so disgusted by life and traumatized after watching it. 2008 had Hunger, 2009 had The Road, 2011 had We Need To Talk About Kevin, 2012 had Compliance and this year has Disconnect. A shockingly realistic depiction of what happens in some situation of online abuse. Let me start out with the negatives.
Excerpt: Jason and his friend Frye plays a prank on Ben. Cindy and Derek, who lost a child, have issues with his credit card limit. Nina, who is going out with Peter, wants to interview Kyle, who works in sex chat-rooms. Rich, a legal counsel at the TV station, the father of Ben becomes guilty of his sons incident. For this reviewer, the best story was with Cindy and Derek’s situation as they track down the culprit.
Excerpt: Disconnect (2013) This film explores the interconnected world of the internet and its far reaching perils. A husband and wife (Alexander Skarsgard, Paula Patton) have their identities stolen, a widowed father (Frank Grillo) has no idea what his son is doing on-line, a reporter (Andrea Riseborough) is trying to do a story on the exploitation of young men on the internet and a married couple (Jason Bateman, Hope Davis) can’t connect with their son whose whole world is...
Summary: Oder: "Gefällt mir" Sput' dich, wir kriegen sonst keine guten Plätze mehr! Teenager Kyle (Max Thieriot) verdient sich seinen Unterhalt, indem er seine "Dienste" gegen Bezahlung via Webcam auf einer Internetseite für Erwachsene anbietet. Die ambitionierte Fernseh-Journalistin Nina (Andrea Riseborough) ist der Sache auf der Spur und wittert in der Story ihre Chance zum grossen Durchbruch.