Excerpt: If there’s one thing that’s most likely here to stay, it’s the superhero movie. Like the Westerns in the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s there seems to be a never-ending supply of movies that feature people with extraordinary abilities.
Excerpt: If Jedi roamed free in the modern day, they would undoubtedly end up involved in something like Push . There is little question George Lucas’ space saga inspired the events in Push since the powers on display in this movie are nothing short of direct rip-offs.
Excerpt: The trailers for this one did nothing for me but this one it turned out to be quite a fun ride. With superheroes being the rage right nowtoday this was a refreshing change from the typical storyline.
Conclusion: When 'Push' comes to shove, unfortunately this sci-fi action flick just doesn't cut it. The potential was there for an entertaining super-powered thrill ride, but the movie is dragged down to the depths of banality thanks to one mess of a poorly crafted script.
Excerpt: Hang on tight as a gang of super-powered paranormal operatives takes you on a white-knuckle thrill ride. The excitement starts when a future-seeing Watcher convinces a telekinetic Mover to help steal a briefcase that holds a billion-dollar secret.
Excerpt: Push is NBC’s Heroes , if anything ever happened on Heroes besides oh so mysterious prophecies and a litany of excuses to avoid action sequences. Director Paul McGuigan’s movie takes the idea of super powers and attempts to set them in the real world by ditching the spandex costumes and coming up...
Excerpt: As the gritty urban science-fiction adventure Push begins, co-star Dakota Fanning walks the audience through a dossier's worth of backstory and explanation about the film's good guys and bad guys, including their origins and their various psychic powers.