ALSO OPENING: Lockout
Of all the throwback fun in Lockout the oddest sensation is being reacquainted with an early-1990s double bill of futuristic prison-breakout flicks. Anyone see Fortress or No Escape? You suspect the directors did.
Directors: James Mather, Stephen St Leger
Stars: Guy Pearce and Maggie Grace
Guy Pearce is a convict called Snow who is framed for murder and given one chance to cancel his sentence.
He must rescue the president's daughter (Maggie Grace), whose official visit to a deep-space penitentiary has gone bad: the prisoners have been awakened from stasis, rampaging about with every sharp object they can find.
Nothing in this film is novel, so it's down to a sarcastic script to come to its rescue. -