Noomi Rapace has been on a roll as of late, bringing us one powerhouse performance after another. Rupture continues to prove that she will do anything to get her character and her performance right, even if that means giving herself, and us for that matter, a few nightmares along the way. Honestly, this film should have a disclaimer of some kind. Something like: "Warning, intense and phobia-inducing. We are not responsible for any nightmares that may occur." It's a spectacular film, one that I won't be forgetting any time soon.Rupture begins with a view of a suburban area <more>
and the camera immediately pans 360 degrees to give us that feel of not really knowing where we are. It's a brilliant and effective maneuver by director Steven Shainberg, who has revisited directing for the first time in 10 years. He certainly hasn't lost a step in those ten years, bringing all kinds of fears and emotions to the screen that only a true talent can provide.As the film progresses, Renee Noomi Rapace is preparing for the day when we see someone plant a device on her car tire. This is when feeling of paranoia sets in. It's obvious that someone is after her but we aren't sure who yet. As Renee is driving, her tire blows and is forced off the road. A man pulls over seemingly to help her but it turns out he's helping the captors. Already we have the sense that no one can be trusted. At this point, I was assuming that these people were hired by her ex-husband, or maybe it would take a turn like in The Game and one of her friends would have been behind it. I won't say what the true outcome is, but I will say it was completely unexpected.The film keeps you guessing at every turn and that's something that is sadly rare these days. Most films copy other films which makes them all the easier to figure out. Thankfully the world has an actress such as Noomi Rapace who only accepts the roles that are mentally challenging rather than roles that spoon-feed you and give you answers immediately so your mind won't have to work too hard. If you ever want a film that will astonish, shock, and sometimes even terrify you, watch Rupture. I give the film 4 out of 4 stars.
I have to give this a ten, I thought this movie was going to be a hacked up job but it turns out it was the opposite to my assumptions. It is an Original movie! The script is flawless. You can tell whoever worked on this worked extremely hard in correcting any errors they have had experienced in the past. The scores of music in this movie are original and worth the watch to hear them. I want to congratulate the Director "Steven Shainburg" for making an Original worth watching. I honestly do not watch these type of movies but this one kept me at the slightest edge of my seat. <more>
"Brian Nelson" had a long tedious job while doing the screenplay and I got ya man it is no easy work but I got ya, great job on the screenplay it kept me interested and that is all it mattered. I can tell how the director picked out these producers that were knowledgeable in the medicine field or can we say the art of medicine, some of them may have had experience in producing a hospital sitcom. overall I am expecting a sequel.
The movie is not bloody at all. Right after watching the trailer, I thought this was another cliché movie about monsters created by experiments on human DNA. It turned out to be quite different. It is mostly a survival horror story. And it is a suspenseful and creepy one!The mysterious organisation consisted of a bunch of nonhumans created through rupturing something DNA related by crossing the phobia threshold, in other words, being scared shitless.These nonhumans were trying to find someone who could rupture and help them expand the species.The idea is pretty weird and refreshing. Fear is <more>
part of human nature. What would happen if fear were taken away completely? We'd no longer be humans at all!Personally, I wouldn't want to join them. The nonhumans can become so ugly sometimes. I'd rather be a vampire from Underworld or Anne Rice's novels, beautiful forever!Anyway, this movie is very interesting and worth checking out. I'm glad I did. I refused to attend the Double feature screening of Alien and Aliens before watching the upcoming Alien Covenant. As much as I love Sir Ridley's Alien, I despise James Cameron and his sequel Aliens. Had it been a screening of Alien and Prometheus, I'd have gladly bought the tickets! But no, I'm not going to watch goddamn James Cameron's Aliens.Instead, I stayed home and watched Rupture. That's a nice way to spend the night!
Looks like there are either some disgruntled ex-lovers/colleagues leaving reviews, or something else is going on here from the bad reviews that I have read . If you want a genuinely disturbing film, Definitely watch this. I am a movie lover, and, have also studied film for several years. This has a good cast, and, genuinely left me on the edge of my seat. I can't really say any more without giving a major spoiler alert, but, if you are a fan of suspense, this is a MUST watch. I liked how the plot developed, and, where it really succeeded, was, in giving the audience a sense of being <more>
enclosed, trapped, and, isolated. My heart was actually pounding that much, I felt I was therewith the main protagonist. A very good film.
outstanding Indie sci/fi horror ...gave me the heebie jeebies (by aforman1-2)
would have given it 10, but it is a B film & 10 for me means best I have ever seen this is about as good a horror film as I have seen, with the horror being torture for religious/political purposes, something already repugnant Noomi Rapace deserved an Oscar for her brilliant work as the torture subject & the story line with her as a struggling single Mom was brilliant the direction was tight as were the production values, though I think the transformation that gave its title a tad crude ...those who may abhor any torturing of women, may find comfort ¿if that is the right word? in <more>
the male being held near her cell, whose travails teach her about her dreadful circumstances & seem even more dreadful than hers, though that may be only my perspective & cold comfort, particularly as his travails proved pointless I much prefer my sci/fi more scientifically sound, such as in the brilliant and more hopeful I Origins, which deserves a 10, IMHO that said Rupture is compelling and ultimately positive, albeit with a classically ambivalent coda if I can stomach a second viewing, I may revise my vote, likely up well worth a peak for folks who like viscerally immersive experiences in their horror flicks
Interesting Theme and capturing idea (by mark-127-19463)
Lets face it, this is a different kind of movie than the average flick. Interesting theme/subject in that it plays with the idea of the Reptilians overlords are among us in a way cool .and funny . The movie builds slowly a capturing concept of "they want to change us". I understand why some think this is a slow movie, but I liked it as a matter of fact "I loved it". If you are into Sci-Fi, conspiracy theory and a bit strange movies spider phobia, snake phobia and phobia of closed rooms . This is the flick is defiantly for you. Lets face it, we are not alone <more>
Based on the screening at CIFF.A single mother Noomi Rapace is kidnapped by a mysterious group of individuals who subject her to a series of experiments designed to trigger her fear response. Managing to escape her bonds, she soon discovers that she is neither the first nor the only victim of her kidnappers, and in her quest to escape the compound where she is being held she discovers a plot that may have devastating consequences for the future of the human race.If you're looking for an action film that will keep you in a state of tension throughout, you've come to the right place. <more>
Rapace's character has a vulnerability that makes you root for her as she struggles through incredible odds to escape a seemingly impenetrable prison, interacts with other prisoners, and gradually discovers exactly why she was taken in the first place.Spoilers ahead...***There are no happy endings here, folks. If you give this film a chance, though, you may find some food for thought on the nature of emotional bonds genetic or learned and how fragile they can be, especially when tampered with. While the body of the film concentrates on building tension, it's the conclusion that leaves the viewer genuinely disturbed.The one major criticism that I have? There is no way that Noomi Rapace's Scandinavian accent could ever be mistaken for French Canadian. Next time, filmmakers, just make her character Swedish, please?
I thought it was good. A 4 really? What do people want out of a movie? It was unique, I've never seen anything like it and that's saying a lot right there. It stars the woman that played The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and her acting was more than adequate, she was believable and did a good job. The movie ties in current events and gives a credible explanation for some paranormal things that are going on in real life. It surpassed expectations, I was just looking for an abduction movie and it delivered mega mystery, a scifi spin at its finest to the level of twilight zone. I think <more>
people don't like it because it doesn't fit traditional happy endings. It only drags very slightly, many other higher ranking movies drag much more. It's not hokey, it doesn't resort to gore, and as I said its a unique believable twist.Refreshing worth the watch. Every bit as good as Arrival which did get an 8 !!!
A woman is engulfed by the horror of organized, high tech abduction (by robertemerald)
This is science fiction, horror, and an escape movie. There are aspects here that are 1984's Room 101. The lead actress puts in a critical masterclass performance every bit as strong as Prometheus, if not a tad better. I took a point off because I felt the movie's horror aspect needed a darker tone, and both the lighting and some of the characters were letting it down for that reason, and another point because the critical CGI was, for me, flawed. While for the story itself the timing of the CGI was professional and bang on the goose-bump money, for me I found, as a visual imaging, <more>
well, it was unnecessarily strange rather than spooky. On this point others will disagree, perhaps arguing originality, but I stand by my penalty point.For all that this is still a brilliant ride. This is an edge of your seat nightmare. Don't let children anywhere near it.Yes, I would definitely watch a sequel.Just a note about the DVD cover. I didn't take any real issue with it, but honestly, at no point is anyone naked, nor are there any brain implants. That's an issue the executives need to take up with both themselves and their Graphic Designers.