Name: Vertical Limit
Running Time (minutes): 124
Description: A climber must rescue his sister on top of K2, one of the world’s biggest mountains.
Stars: Scott Glenn, Chris O’Donnell, Bill Paxton, Robin Tunney
Genres: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Turned t off after 20 minutes. Boring, just not my thing, I dunno. The only good thing about it was that Lonny Evans was the audio describer.
Name: The 6th Day
Running Time (minutes): 123
Description: In the near future, cloning is now technically advanced, but human cloning is still illegal. Adam Gibson (Schwarzenegger) returns home after working with his friend Hank Morgan (Rapaport), only to find a clone of himself with his family. Before he has chance to find out the truth, he is attacked by a group who want him dead. Adam must escape and find out the truth from the creator of the clones, Michael Drucker (Goldwyn). Adam knows for sure he couldn’t have been cloned, but isn’t ready for what he’s about to hear.
Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Rapaport and Tony Goldwyn
Genres: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Interesting premise and good beginning, but I got more confused as the story progressed. Ending sucked and I didn’t even understand which Adam did what anymore. Thank you, Wikipedia, for your summaries.
Name: Road Trip
Running Time (minutes): 93
Description: Josh and Tiffany have been together since they were kids. Enter Beth, a sexy blonde going to college with Josh. One night, Josh and Beth hook up and make a videotape the same day that Josh plans to mail a video to Tiffany of him talking about college life. The wrong tape gets sent, forcing Josh, along with a few pals, to go to Austin, where Tiffany is, and stop her from seeing the tape. Full of laughs, you’ll be sure to enjoy Road Trip.
Stars: Breckin Meyer, Seann William Scott and Amy Smart
Genres: Adventure, Comedy
So embarassingly horrible that I can’t even call it crap.
Name: The Perfect Storm
Running Time (minutes): 130
Description: In October 1991, a confluence of weather conditions combined to form a killer storm in the North Atlantic. Caught in the storm was the sword-fishing boat Andrea Gail. Magnificent foreshadowing and anticipation fill this true-life drama while minute details of the fishing boats, their gear and the weather are juxtaposed with the sea adventure.
Stars: George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg and Diane Lane
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
I don’t really remember much about this one, only that I sort of liked it. It wasn’t bad, but certainly not as great as this summary implies. The circumstances by which the main characters are driven, however, were touching.
James Horner’s score is quite memorable and has at least two very strong themes. My only problem with Horner is that he often tends to accompany his themes with extremely simplistic harmonoies (A and E, C and G etc.) Oh dear, I’m still writing about Horner in the present tense…