Total Recall (2012)


The movie is so different from the first same-titled one from 1990 such that it cannot really be called a remake. It is not quite as interesting, and so are the lead actors (there is no Schwarzenegger or Sharon Stone), does not take place in Mars (sadly) and is a straight-forward thriller without any mind-fuck qualities the first one had. The action was really overlong, and had the too-many hero-luck moments, making it nearly unbearable towards the end.

Some nice technology ideas I have not seen before:

And some I have seen: