#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – After being experimented on by a secret government entity called The Shop, Andy McGee develops psychic powers and meets the love of his life. Together they have a daughter with a power of her own and The Shop will stop at nothing to get them back.
Plot: For more than a decade, parents Andy and Vicky have been on the run, desperate to hide their daughter Charlie from a shadowy federal agency that wants to harness her unprecedented gift for creating fire into a weapon of mass destruction. Andy has taught Charlie how to defuse her power, which is triggered by anger or pain. But as Charlie turns 11, the fire becomes harder and harder to control. After an incident reveals the family’s location, a mysterious operative is deployed to hunt down the family and seize Charlie once and for all. Charlie has other plans.
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Fails to Ignite
I don’t think I’ve ever seen the Drew Barrymore version of this Stephen King story, nor have I read the book, so I honestly can’t tell you if this lived up to either of those. What I can say is that, despite some interesting flourishes, mostly this is a pedestrian adventure and I’m not sure who the target audience is.
Charlie McGee (Ryan Kiera Armstrong) is a young girl with a supernatural power, when upset, she can generate an intense and destructive fire that she is impervious too. An incident at her school exposes her to a government agency that would like to bring her in for experimentation, one that has a dark history of dealing with people with powers. As her mother Vicky (Sydney Lemmon) and father Andy (Zac Efron) try to get her to safety, another powered individual Rainbird (Michael Greyeyes) is on their trail.
Blumhouse Studios has quite the history of successfully soft rebooting horror films now and their success with “The Invisible Man” is plastered all over the advertising for this one, unfortunately it’s not telling anything like as interesting or relevant of a story. Dangerous power in the (relatively) unstable hands of a child is a familiar plot but here it’s crowbarred into a low rent revenge action film, if anything – desperately lacking in scares, or invention, to make the experience worthwhile.
I did like the 80’s aesthetic. Though it didn’t extend to the actual setting, the typeface and style of the credit sequences are retro inspired and interesting, and there’s a John (and Cody) Carpenter provided score, which is full of the sort of synthetic sounds that he’s know for. I also can’t actively criticise the performances of anyone involved, though by the same token, nobody particularly stands out. The visual effects are fine, if a bit toned down for what they might have been.
It’s just all in service of a story that’s not very interesting. I know it’s not a horror story in the way some other King narratives are, but it’s desperately lacking in any sort of thrills.
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Genre Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Director Keith Thomas
Writer Scott Teems, Stephen King
Actors Zac Efron, Ryan Kiera Armstrong, Gloria Reuben
Country United States
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