What’s it about?
A factory worker, Douglas Quaid, begins to suspect that he is a spy after visiting Rekall – a company that provides its clients with implanted fake memories of a life they would like to have led – goes wrong and he finds himself on the run.
What did we think?
Cindy says: Even though I am a child of the 80’s, I cannot ‘recall’ the original film. Probs lucky for me. This film is an action-packed thrill ride blockbuster, and really only deserves one viewing, otherwise the gig is definitely up.
Colin Farrell erases any memory of a hammy Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Jessica Biel is beautiful. Full stop. Director Mr Wiseman creates a visually stunning world, and employs his visually stunning wife. Full stop.
If the idea of Blade Runner, The Bourne Identity and Robocop having a threesome is the kind of memory you desire, a trip to ‘Total Rekall’ should do the trick.