Top positive review
February 19, 2016
The critics didn't like this movie. They said the script was bad. I say the critics wouldn't know a plot if it showed up and kicked them in the balls. The situations are realistic and drawn from human nature. Jack, the protagonist, narrates, and his character is consistent and has depth. The other characters are not developed, but they don't need to be because the focus is on him: he tells the story and we watch him reacting to his gradual descent from family man to business mogul, and, in the end, to the s*** storm that inevitably engulfs him. The plot involves technology and porn, two things which have a tendency to over power a film, tech with its gratuitous special effects (Star Trek I, dozens of films since) and porn, well, for obvious reasons. This film deftly used both without boring us with needless technical details or sexual titillation. The only thing I didn't like about the film is the “here's what happened to everyone” textual roundup at the end—because it's a cliché and it wasn't necessary: the script, the plot, and the acting made it obvious where everyone was headed.