Lost In Space
Blu-ray | DVD
Directed by Stephen Hopkins
Starring William Hurt, Mimi Rogers, Heather Graham, Lacey Chabert, Gary Oldman, Matt LeBlanc
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment
Release Date: September 7, 2010
Remember how good the J.J. Abrams reboot of Star Trek was? Remember how it took a 1960â€™s sci-fi show that lasted three seasons and updated it for a modern audience in a way that was both faithful to the original and exciting for newcomers? Good, because Lost In Space is here as a reminder of how easy it is to get all those things wrong.
As most box office buffs know, the movie is notable for being the film that finally ended Titanicâ€™s number one reign at the box office. That might be the best thing I can say about this movie.
Laughable dialog (not in a good way), a meandering plot involving time travel, a bloated running time, and dated CGI really sink what is essentially an interesting premise. Itâ€™s the Swiss Family Robinson but in space. That idea intrigues me, but they really squandered what could have been a fun sci-fi flick.
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