Supernova

BB.5

(out of 5)


Trust me, you could do a lot worse. Director Walter Hill had his name removed from the credits after producer Francis Ford Coppola significantly cut the film down to a ninety-minute running time and added elements of his own.  What is left is a beautifully designed but empty-headed story that steals liberally from Alien and other science-fiction films but lacks that classic film’s great character depth.  A great cast is definitely a perk here, particularly the lead talents of  and the stunning  (who even get a digitally created sex scene thanks to the post-production changes, by having their bodies graphically superimposed on other actors’ bodies). Despite the drawbacks, I have to admit to having had a good time watching it.


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USA/Switzerland, 2000

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