Ford, Colin

SKU: 025192027277

UPC 025192027277
Release Date 2009-07-07
Studio Universal Studios Home Video
Discs 1
Format Color
MPAA Rating PG-13 (MPAA)
Synopsis Imaginatively filmed by Peter Sova, PUSH has a dizzying, chaotic energy that pulls you along.Scotsman Paul McGuigan (WICKER PARK, GANGSTER NO. 1) directs this high-energy sci-fi thriller set in Hong Kong. Nick (Chris Evans) is a mover, meaning he can move objects with his mind. As a child, he escaped from Special Agent Carver (Djimon Hounsou) of the Division, a U.S. government operative who rounds up those with psychic gifts so that the government can perform experiments on them with the goal of creating a psychic army. Ten years later, Chris is lying low in Hong Kong when 13-year old watcher Cassie (Dakota Fanning), who can see the future, shows up on his doorstep. Together, this odd couple sets off on an adventure that brings them to Kira (Camilla Belle), who has escaped the Division and is on the run. Kira possesses a dangerous gift: she is a pusher who can plant ideas and make anyone believe anything she wants. Along with some other psychic friends, Nick, Cassie, and Kira go on a frenetic quest that may bring down the shady Division and set its psychic captives free. PUSH’s psychics are a bit closer to superheroes, albeit without the costumes: sniffers can see the recent past by smelling an object, shadows can keep people and objects hidden, shifters can temporarily change the appearance of an object, and so on. The special effects in the fight scenes featuring Agent Victor Budarin (Neil Jackson), who can shield himself from bullets and send people flying across the room with a whisk of his hand, are particularly well done. Evans holds his own as the reluctant hero, and Fanning is, as always, a formidable presence on screen. Hong Kong itself is another character in the film, providing a crowded, fast-paced, anonymous backdrop for the action.[T]he execution is fresh, earnest and inoffensive. It's a gussied-up knockoff of a Scorsese mob movie, shellacked with an opaque sheen of Clancy-style espionage, stir-fried with a bit of Tarantino, Robert Rodriguez and the Wachowski brothers.3 stars out of 5 -- PUSH explodes into action....It's an ambitious, original effort...
Cast Paul McGuigan (Director)
Chris Evans (Star)
William Vince (Producer)
Peter Sova (Director of Photography)
Djimon Hounsou (Star)
David Bourla (Screenwriter)
Neil Davidge (Composer)
Bruce Davey (Producer)
Dakota Fanning (Star)
Camilla Belle (Star)
Sounds/Subtitles Blu-ray Disc Features: Region [unknown] Additional Release Material: Deleted Scenes Behind the Scenes Featurette Audio Commentary: Director & Cast
Language English
Weight 0.25000
Height 0.45000
Width 5.35000
Depth 6.75000
Format Code Blu-ray Hi-Def DVD
Library Subject Science Fiction,Suspense/Thriller,Feature Film Action Adventure
Attribute Additional Footage,Behind The Scenes,Blu-Ray HD Included,Director Cast Commentary,Widescreen
Product Code Movie

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