REEL DEAL: Stolen REVIEW

Will Montgomery (Nicolas Cage) is a master theif who after being double-crossed in a heist gone awry is sent to prison for 8 years. Upon his release he is ready to leave his criminal past behind and try to rebuild a relationship with his estranged daughter Allison. The FBI and his old cohorts believe that he hid the loot from the last heist 8 years ago, $10 Million in Bonds. To get his hands on it, his old partnet Vincent (John Lucas) kidnaps Allison and demands the entire $10 Million as ransom. Keeping her in the soundproofed trunk of a taxi cab, he is able to stay mobile amongst the trongs of taxis out during Mardi Gras making it nearly impossible to find.

Montgomery only has one day to get the $10 Million ransom but much to the disbelief of the FBI on his trail and Vincent, Will doesn't actually have it. Instead he must trust his instincts and his old partner in crime, the beautiful and smart Riley (Malin Ackerman), to do one more clever heist to get his daughter back alive before its too late.
Stolen is showing exclusively in SM Cinemas distributed in the Philippines by Multi Vision Pictures Philippines on November 28, 2012 (SM CinExclusive). Special discounts can be availed when using E-plus cards!


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Deliberation time kids! 

Show summary in 3 lines: Surely not TAKEN!
Technical Effects: 3 out of 5 stars (A lot of high octane chase scenes that sometimes are too much for me)
Acting and Actors: 3 out of 5 stars  (I loved Nicolas Cage here, and kudos for John Lucas for being a effective villain here) 
DVD worthiness: 2 out of 5 stars (hope it includes TAKEN 1 & 2!)
Music and Soundtracks:  3 out for 5 stars (A good mix of rock and mellow in some parts, but not really execptional)
3D Worthiness: NAY
Pros: Chase scenes, actors
Cons: cliche scenes, awkward scenes, predictable ending
Overall Rating: 3.8 out of 5 stars (Comparable to another kidnap-your-daughter movie with a different light, probably I like the action here)






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