EXTINCTION (Theatrical Release USA 2018)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 3.4|5.0 Starsììì

Extinction—does not showcase Michael Pen͂a well—needs a different lead actor such as Antonio Banderas, Javier Bardem, or perhaps Oscar Isaacs to strengthen its storyline. The movie makes a mistake by focusing too much time on the dream before getting to the unfolding of the dream which makes the expected event a ‘Finally! We’re getting somewhere!” This takes away from thrill factor and literally forces the movie into ‘bomb’ status. It’s a sci-fi flick without excitement.

Storyline

A father finds strength to protect his family.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Ben Young for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Nathan Kahane, Kelli Konop, Roy Lee, John Powers Middleton, Andrew Pfeffer, Erin Westerman, and Alexander Young for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Peter (Michael Peña), Alice (Lizzy Caplan), Hannah (Amelia Crouch), Lucy (Erica Tremblay), Ray (Lex Shrapnel), Samantha (Emma Booth), Megan (Lilly Aspell), David (Mike Colter), Miles (Israel Broussard), Wellness Center Woman (Sandra Teles), and Wellness Center Patient Chris (Tom Riley).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Maybe. ‘Sorta,’ ‘kinda’ interesting, but not enough interesting to invest time and money.

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