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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Austin O'Brien
Arnold Schwarzenegger
F Murray Abraham
Art Carney
Directors
John McTiernan
Screenwriters
Zak Penn
Adam Leff
Shane Black
David Arnott
Running Time
130 minutes

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Plot
Agog poppet Austin O'Brien is zapped into his hero Jack Slater (Schwarzenegger)'s latest blastathon.


Verdict
This is an attempt to be both a high-octane actionfest and a satire on such films, the result of which is the weirdest concoction: the metaphysical blockbuster. No wonder it tanked.


Reviewed by Tom Hibbert

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