Excerpt: Directed by Danny Boyle Starring James McAvoy, Rosario Dawson and Vincent Cassell Danny Boyle, the man behind a masterful film (Slumdog Millionaire) and the adventurous thriller (127 hours) has picked a thriller inspiring from Inception. But it is that, it never tried to copy. Trance is thrilling.
Summary: I thought there would be more to this movie than what the trailer showed, but I had no idea it would have as many twists and turns as it did. I really dug how it all played out and I was genuinely surprised a few times.
Excerpt: Trance is a movie about hypnotism, art theft and abusive relationships. If that sounds like it’s a good Idea for a movie, I would agree, it sounds like an awesome Idea for a movie. Sadly despite the coolness of the concept Trance falls short in the execution.
Excerpt: Trance (2013) Simon (James McAvoy) works as an art auctioneer at a prestigious auction house. While auctioning off a painting worth millions of dollars, the auction house is hit by robbers, resulting in Simon getting hit over the head.
Excerpt: An auctioneer suffers head trauma during an art robbery that causes him to lose his memory, much to the chagrin of the perpetrators who employ a hypnotherapist to learn the whereabouts of the missing painting.
Conclusion: I looked forward to watching this,being a DANNY BOYLE film,but I got frustrated halfway through and though it has a good ending,i wasn't left impressed. The story is of an art heist,he gets knocked out,can't remember where he put the painring and the other crooks try hypnosis to find the memory and...
Summary: Trance starts off like a regular heist movie and progressively turned into something else, something less appealing. The pacing was perfect in the first 30 minutes, however as soon as the initial heist is over with everything slows down and meanders along like a senior citizen.