Push (DVD)

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Push (DVD)

Scotsman Paul McGuigan (WICKER PARK, GANGSTER NO. 1) directs this high-energy sci-fi thriller set in Hong Kong. Nick (Chris Evans) is a 'mover', meani...

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“We Don't Ask To Be Special”

published 17/03/2011

ProLots of ideas, lots of characters, lots of potenti...

ConsConfined within moderate running time, still manag...

A review of just the film, Push was released on region 2 DVD in June 2009. When a boy named Nick witnesses his father being murdered by a team of mysterious agents, he realises that his life will never be the same. Fifteen years later, now living in hiding, Nick does his best to outwit a shadowy...

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“Push Play on this film”

published 13/01/2010

ProExcellent effects, great story and acting

Consnone from me

Living among us is a select group of people who have special abilities. They have stemmed from Nazi testing and now they have to hide from a group of people called the Division. The powers these people have range from being able to move objects without touching them, seeing the future, sniffing...

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ProGood story, decent acting, tons of action...

ConsTerrible special-effects and too much clutter.

Director: Paul McGuigan Writer: David Bourla Genre: Sci-Fi - Fantasy - Thriller Country: USA Certification: 12+ Language: English/Cantonese DVD Release: 29th June, 2009 MAIN CAST: Chris Evans [Nick Gant] Dakota Fanning [Cassie Holmes] Camilla Belle [Kira Hudson] Djimon Hounsou [Henry Carver] In...

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ProYou won't Fall Asleep

ConsMr Kring, I am afraid someone has stolen your prog...

For once in my life I am up on the films, I think it must be the first time ever that I can say “yeah I’ve seen that”, from ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’, to ‘Burn after Reading’, or ‘Grand Turino, I have seen a lot of the newly released films this year, and last week decided to go and...

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“Push”

published 01/09/2009

ProGreat Plot

Conscan be confussing in parts

Film Only Review Synopsis A group of people with special powers are being pursued by a top secret government agency. Only by banding together and uniting their powers do they have any hope of escaping them forever. Story In 1945 Hitler began experimenting on people who were born with special...

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Not for me

“Push DVD”

published 21/02/2009

ProNo advantage

Consnothing is new in this moviee

This movie is first action in 2009 and i think this will be worst movie of 2009.I went to the theater with jot of hopes on the film but they all shattered.There is nothing new in this movie , all ideas are from all other movies. The movie start like this , Chris Evans plays Telekinetic Nick role...

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“Pushing The Senses”

published 04/07/2009

ProWell made, well acted, great story- will get you i...

ConsThe Hong Kong gang screaming 'push' is really quit...

I watched this movie with low expectations and must say I was actually blown away! I love my 'X-men' and 'Heroes', but whilst this movie followed a similar sci-fi story line, it was different in that it was not so tightly based on comic-book styled superhero action adventure and instead, I found...

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Scotsman Paul McGuigan (WICKER PARK, GANGSTER NO. 1) directs this high-energy sci-fi thriller set in Hong Kong. Nick (Chris Evans) is a 'mover', meaning he can move objects with his mind. As a child, he escaped from Special Agent Carver (Djimon Hounsou) of the Division, a U.S. government operative who rounds up those with psychic gifts so that the government can perform experiments on them with the goal of creating a psychic army. Ten years later, Chris is lying low in Hong Kong when 13-year old 'watcher' Cassie (Dakota Fanning), who can see the future, shows up on his doorstep. Together, this odd couple sets off on an adventure that brings them to Kira (Camilla Belle), who has escaped the Division and is on the run. Kira possesses a dangerous gift: she is a 'pusher' who can plant ideas and make anyone believe anything she wants. Along with some other psychic friends, Nick, Cassie, and Kira go on a frenetic quest that may bring down the shady Division and set its psychic captives free. <BR><BR><BR>PUSH's psychics are a bit closer to superheroes, albeit without the costumes: 'sniffers' can see the recent past by smelling an object, 'shadows' can keep people and objects hidden, 'shifters' can temporarily change the appearance of an object, and so on. The special effects in the fight scenes featuring Agent Victor Budarin (Neil Jackson), who can shield himself from bullets and send people flying across the room with a whisk of his hand, are particularly well done. Evans holds his own as the reluctant hero, and Fanning is, as always, a formidable presence on screen. Hong Kong itself is another character in the film, providing a crowded, fast-paced, anonymous backdrop for the action.

Release Details

DVD Region: DVD

Studio(s): ICON HOME ENTERTAINMENT; CINRAM LOGISTICS (SWINDON)

Languages

Main Language: English

Technical Information

Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Anamorphic Wide Screen

Sound: Dolby Digital

Professional Reviews

Review: Thrilling... X-MEN meets TRAINSPOTTING (Empire, 18/05/2009)<br><br>

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