A rookie officer is teamed with a hardened pro at the California Highway Patrol, though the newbie soon learns his partner is really an undercover Fed investigating a heist that may involved some crooked cops.
In a twisted social experiment, 80 Americans are locked in their high-rise corporate office in Bogotá, Colombia and ordered by an unknown voice coming from the company's intercom system to participate in a deadly game of kill or be killed.
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Six astronauts aboard the space station study a sample collected from Mars that could provide evidence for extraterrestrial life on the Red Planet. The crew determines that the sample contains a large, single-celled organism - the first example of life beyond Earth. But..things aren't always what they seem. As the crew begins to conduct research, and their methods end up having unintended consequences, the life form proves more intelligent than anyone ever expected. Written by
Better than expected; a new alien with new conditions
Went in today into the first showing. I like 'Alien' and similar movies, whereupon 'Alien' is the origin and reference of the genre. Only if you watch 'Alien' nowadays, it has a very long and slow introduction, but it's unbeaten in building up an eerie atmosphere. 'Life': There are some flaws, but all in all it was also successful and I was pleasantly surprised. Maybe here the introduction was a bit too brief. The fate of Ekaterina (the commander) was very realistic, I saw a documentation and the astronaut there had exactly the same problem - exempt the alien organism, of course. Even though the premise strongly reminds one of 'Alien', the differences - and there are significant ones -, lie in the details respectively in the extraterrestrial form of life. The ending was satisfying to me, however it was also illogical (no explanation was given for that 'change'). So, if you liked 'Alien', this one is recommended to you. I hope that the forthcoming 'Alien: Covenant' will also meet my high expectations.
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