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Sorry to Say I Liked it a Lot,
This review is from: Knowing [DVD]  (DVD)I have a guilty secret: I really rather enjoyed this film. I know that is wrong of me. On finishing it and recommending it to a friend, he told me it was something to do with scientology. For those in the know, this is apparently quite obvious, but for me it was not clear at all. Instead I just enjoyed the story for what it was.
Some people may think the story was obvious, trite or who knows what. For me, the major plot twist came as a surprise. As such the story captivated me and the special effects were good. I am not sure whether Nicholas Cage is type cast or whether he really cannot act any differently, but in this movie he is much as he always is, for better or for worse.
Things start out with a school girl in the 1950s who is to bury a time capsule holding pictures of how the children see the future. The girl inserts just a page of numbers, and when she is prevented from finishing the page she claws them into a cupboard door instead. fast forward 50 years and the capsule is opened, and a sequence of intriguing and disturbing events follow.
The ending of the movie was perhaps a tad disturbing, but all in all this was a movie that was good enough for me to recommend to others.