Total Recall (2012) -vs- Total Recall (1990)
Welcome! Sit yourself in this chair and donâ€™t worry when we strap your limbs down securely and tape electrodes to your head. Thereâ€™s nothing to be worried about!
In the both of the Total Recalls weâ€™ll be comparing in this review, a visit to such a patientâ€™s seat launches a mind-bending sci-fi espionage adventure for the seemingly ordinary Douglas Quaid (Arnold Schwarzenegger in the 1990 original, Colin Farrell in the just-released update). Both big-budget movies unspool roughly the same story and feature plenty of slam-bang action, a nightmare vision of a bleak future, and not a little violence. They also play with the idea of implanted memory. Can we really be sure weâ€™re truly experiencing the here and now? […]