‘Premium Rush’: Oh-whatta-rush - Singapore Movies - inSing.com Movies                                                     ...
‘Premium Rush’: Oh-whatta-rush - Singapore Movies - inSing.com Movies                                                     ...
‘Premium Rush’: Oh-whatta-rush - Singapore Movies - inSing.com Movies                                                     ...
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  1. 1. ‘Premium Rush’: Oh-whatta-rush - Singapore Movies - inSing.com Movies 2/15/13 5:40 PM Like 208k Register Login Businesses Food Movies Events Select a movie Select a cinema Search SG HUNGRYGOWHERE SHOPPING MOVIES EVENTS BEST DEALS TRAVEL NEWS MORE Home > Movies > ‘Premium Rush’: Oh-whatta-rush See what your friends are reading Most Popular Ah Boys To Men: Part 2 - inSing.com... ‘Premium Rush’: Oh-whatta-rush Journey To The West - inSing.com Movies by Wang Dexian Ah Boys To Men: Part 1 - inSing.com... inSing.com - 26 September 2012 9:00 AM | Updated 11:11 AM A Good Day To Die Hard - inSing.com... Ah Boys to Men Part 2: A perfect... Tweet 2 Like 21 people like this. Be the first of your friends. Subscribe to Newsletter Get e-mail updates on Food, Movies, Movie details | Watch trailer | Photo gallery | Buy tickets Shopping and Events in Singapore plus Contests & Giveaways! Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Given Name Family Name Meet Wilee (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), namesake of the Coyote cartoon character and a daredevil Email Address adrenaline junkie who just cant stand the confines of an office cubicle. He spends his working hours as a bicycle messenger in New York City. He rides like he thinks too; a fixie -- a lightweight bike with no brakes and no gears. He has a complicated relationship with his girlfriend Vanessa (Dania Ramirez), a fellow bike messenger. His day gets really interesting when he accepts a seemingly routine courier job from Nima (Jamie Chung), Vanessas roommate. The package has a crooked cop played by Michael Shannon hot on Wilees heels... and reels him and his fellow bike messengers into a day of roads, pedestrian dodging and a whole lotta of money. What stands out immediately when viewing the movie is the sense of speed and danger of what the bike messengers are doing. Weaving in and out of traffic at breakneck speeds, the action ishttp://movies.insing.com/feature/premium-rush-movie-review/id-f45f3f00 Page 1 of 4
  2. 2. ‘Premium Rush’: Oh-whatta-rush - Singapore Movies - inSing.com Movies 2/15/13 5:40 PM nearly non-stop as Wilee and gang turn New York City into their own personal playground. All sorts of bike stunts are on display here in this movie and nicely complemented by a vast array of shots. Whatever camera shot you can think of, its probably in here. Point of view, rear wheel or from the side... Yeah, they pretty much exhausted the list mounting all sorts of cameras on any angles possible. Experts Food Shopping Movies Beckii Dr Leslie Tay EvelynCOnline Bagaholicboy Movie Lover CinemaChen ‘The Delicacy’: The Prince Coffee All 5 best French bistros Bagaholicboy:stop- Unknown: A tale of Unforgettable House in delectable... Singapore turns Things films twists and Hainanese- motion Fun,... Old school Western French hot When sweet treats Beach So many delights atcome Win one of these bistros A complicated thriller Besides ‘ParaNorman’ in Roadarebypackages. best in unlikely are Neeson. town designer numbers! headed other stop-motion here - hereLiamthe 5 spots films that give CG... Beckii C Cinema... Movie... Bagaholicb... Cool Sherlock Holmes-like what if situations played out by Gordon-Levitt and a Google maps like graphic that maps out Wilees route also keep things interesting; which for a movie almost built Featured Series exclusively on bike chases, is really impressive. For 90 minutes, we were completely enthralled by the action on screen, without ever feeling restless or tired of all the biking action. Long story short; its Frogged on Steroids. At first glance, ‘Premium Rush’ has a rather simple plot. That, we’re inclined to agree with. However, plenty of credit should be given to veteran Hollywood screenwriter David Koepp (who Movie Reviews Movie Reviews ‘Upside Down’: Is... ‘Parker’: A bloody... also directed this) here. Not only is the movie relentlessly exciting, it also makes use of some non- Food Shopping linear storytelling to help give the story some much needed depth. Even if that wasnt received Critics Reviews New Arrivals particularly well, it gave the movie a week bit of respite from the bikes and allowed the film to Interviews Tech Weekly breathe a little better. New Opening Contests and Giveaways Also read: 8 movies with pedal power What’s New Over the past three years, Gordon-Levitt has grown into a fine leading man right in front of movie Movies Events goers and their eyes. Here, he gives another assured performance. Hes earnestly convincing as a Trailer Feature Fun For Free Movie Feature Preview Guide thrill seeker with a good heart who puts 100 per cent into everything he does and grounds the film Movie Reviews Contests as the emotional anchor point as a delivery guy who unknowingly gets into a sticky situation. Interviews Announcement Weekend Guide Even better in the role of a gambling addicted cop is Michael Shannon. Known for his intense and Art and Performing... dark performances on HBOs ‘Boardwalk Empire’, hes also set to battle Superman next year as Search for feature articles General Zod. As Detective Bobby Monday, Shannon channels desperation and a sort of camp rarely seen these days, delivering run of the mill lines with menace and panache. Its sort of a blend between a dont give a s@#$ attitude mixed with pure anguish. Its diabolical fun. Despite being somewhat predictable at times, ‘Premium Rush’ powers through it all with tons of adrenaline, enthusiasm and excitement. Its a very satisfying and well put together package that any audience member will find hard to peel their eyes away from simply because of the amount of kinetic energy that is present on screen. Its rather simple, but has enough swerves to make things interesting. Mount a bike and try to keep up. ‘Premium Rush’ opens in theatres 27 September Dexian or just Dex if you have an inability to pronounce Chinese names, is a fervent film loverhttp://movies.insing.com/feature/premium-rush-movie-review/id-f45f3f00 Page 2 of 4
  3. 3. ‘Premium Rush’: Oh-whatta-rush - Singapore Movies - inSing.com Movies 2/15/13 5:40 PM whos known to read up on the most inane pieces of cinema trivia just so he has something to talk about when hes drunk. When hes not watching something, he can be found reading other useless Wikipedia articles on things like Nebulaphobia. You might also like Paid Distribution ‘Vamps’: All cheese, no Film Flush 2.0 - Oscars Where to dine for 5 movies you didnt bite Special Valentines Day know were remakes (inSing Movies) (inSing Movies) (HungryGoWhere) (Artikoil) [Powered by Outbrain] Bookmark Email Print Send to Mobile Share... Share 21 Leave a comment 0 comments Add a comment... Post to Facebook Posting as Dexian Wang (Change) Comment Facebook social plugin Related Content 8 movies with pedal power Movie Feature: What The Flick: Welcome to the Joseph Gordon-Levitt Film Festival Movie Reviews: ‘Upside Down’: Is ridiculous Movie Reviews: ‘Parker’: A bloody bore Movies Features "Harry Potter" producer goes horror "Les Miserables" tops "Argo" at BAFTAs Ahmad Idham goes "Gangster" "The Grandmaster" to release in US Bryan Cranston fights "Godzilla" Catch the latest Singapore movies now Movies inSing.com About inSing Follow inSing RSS Feeds showing at all cinemas. Read movie Now Showing Business Search About Us reviews, check movie showtimes and Coming Soon HungryGoWhere Contact Us book your tickets at inSing.com Movies. Photo Galleries Shopping Careers Trailers Movies FAQ Showtimes Events Subscribe to Newsletter Latest Reviews Super Deals mio TV VOD News Advertise with us Travel Display Advertising SingNet Business Listing Ads HungryGoWhere HungryGoWhere for Restaurants © 2013 , SingTel Digital Media Pte Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use Disclaimers Review Policy Site Map Developer tools Mobile Versionhttp://movies.insing.com/feature/premium-rush-movie-review/id-f45f3f00 Page 3 of 4
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