Not To Be Trusted With Knives

{November 26, 2008}   My Review of 24 Redemption

Finally got around to watching 24 Redemption.  My review goes something like this: what the hell?

First, there didn’t actually appear to be a plot.  Second, how can it be 3 p.m. in both Washington AND a country in Africa1? Third, why did it look so warm in Washington on the day of a presidential inauguration? Don’t presidents get inaugurated in JANUARY?

The only good thing about this was the movie was the ad for the upcoming season, which featured zombie Tony.

1They were in a fictional African country. Perhaps in this fictional country they operate on Eastern Standard time?

shihtzustaff says:

Oh Dr. Beth!!! Don’t you know that one of the cardinal 24 rules is that you can’t talk about holes in the plot? We just have to watch Jack in all his tortured greatness. I watched Redemption with a 24 virgin and had to ‘explain’ some things…too funny!

Beth says:

It wasn’t so much plot holes (which I’m generally willing to overlook) that bothered me as it was the lack of any plot in which holes could arise! Seriously, at the end of the 2 hours I was all, “Um, why did I watch that? What was the point?” Usually there’s more of a point to Jack’s tortured greatness.

shihtzustaff says:

Ok, I must confess, I thought it was the season opener. I was a little surprised to find out it was not. Perhaps that is why I was a little less disappointed. I was quietly cheering though thinking they were going to focus on Africa. That would have been great.

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