Friday, February 21, 2014
Snow Screen: 3 Days to Kill
Now comes Kevin Costner's turn as a grizzled, 32 year veteran of the C.I.A. Stricken with a mysterious yet deadly disease, Costner's Ethan Renner is only given 3-5 months to live. He relocates to Paris in order to be closer to his estranged wife Christina (Connie Nielson, SOLDIER!) and teenage daughter Zooey (Hailee Steinfield of Ender's Game). This is where things get weird. Because this movie is so weird. It's literally a father/daughter drama with the missing dad trying to reconnect with his fast growing up daughter. There's light emotions and awkward laughs as Ethan teaches Zooey how to ride a bike and slow dance 5 years too late. Then there's Ethan's work with the agency and his handler Vivi (Amber Heard, who was a lesbian but met Johnny Depp and isn't anymore) which consists of chasing down some dirty bankers/terrorists and fighting his crew of henchmen. Vivi also has access to a new drug that will prolong Ethan's life, as long as he keeps working.