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By Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Forgettable thriller about psychics and serial killers.

Movie R 2016 101 minutes
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age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+

Better vision to live better present ?

I guess this story line is explained somewhere with the example of mercy killing. But, its more than that. How ? It is about to have that kind of vision which gives clarity to your perception from present point of view. I always take movies of great Mr Hopkins with high regard and as something that there is something to learn. Its different, that this movie, and similar ones also, is a complete treat/celebration of the fact that each next second will be something that you already believe in, and now it is in front of you to know it AGAIN and just enjoy. Well, I will always wait for the time to be so real that I would meet a real life legend of this kind. It does give me some lift in my life, that not everything needs to be based on mathematical calculations, there are tons of feeling that we all have, which we cant express as the way we want. And that is why we like these movies. So, I wish to say that dont ever stop listening to your inner voice, be it non-sense at present. Tune it so that it make sense to you.

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Though it has a decent premise and a great cast, this supernatural thriller can't seem to overcome its crushingly mediocre screenwriting and filmmaking techniques. It's highly forgettable. It seems to want to raise questions about the quality of life; if one were able to predict a long period of pointless suffering in a human life, would it be humane to end that life before the suffering began? But the discussion never probes very deep, partly because the question isn't very realistic.

Hopkins seems content performing his character with his familiar, mesmerizing monotone, which, even though he's still great, will no doubt remind many viewers of Hannibal Lecter. The other actors, while trying their best, seem only to function as pawns of the plot, rather than as characters whose decisions drive the plot. The dumb action/chase scenes that eventually occur are only the final proof of Solace's vague, dissatisfying lethargy.

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