I love this movie so much
I cannot think of one single thing that I would change about this film. The acting is incomparable, the directing deft, and the writing poignantly brilliant.
I think this is a new genre that they're all sort of working their way through it and haven't got all the kinks worked out yet but it's a genre that works for me.
Let me be very fair here, this is not the best movie in my opinion. But, this movie is fun, it has purpose and is very enjoyable to watch.
This movie was done well, could have had more in-depth and dynamic characters, but still a good movie. There is a villain in this movie, who has guns and some "back-up" that really spice up the movie. Interesting, and the main characters are really attractive and teenage-looking. There is some action scenes here and there, it's exciting, and makes you smile in the end. It's not cheesy, as you might think. It involves fixing past mistakes and reevaluating your perspective in life, but you gotta deal with someone trying to kill you first and using Pakour skills to run away. Good movie to pass time if you're bored or if you like doing Pakour. Give this movie a shot, and you might like it.
David lives together with his father but they are all the time on the run, they can't stay too much in one place because one of Mike's old friends is on their pursuit and wants to harm him and his son. David often steals jewelry or broken watches. Why? I can't say because even the director doesn't know. After moving to New York he befriends with his peers from high school witch all have the same passion. David even manage to get a date with the sister of one of his colleague. But this complicates when the enemies of his father catch him and kidnaps the girl. Now they must find and save them. Acting was terrible, the only good part was the soundtrack, those dub-step drops really match with the sequences. Honestly, I rather watch 90 minutes with peoples doing park-our while listen to dub-step instead of seeing this movie.
For the most part this is like an ABC Family channel kind of afternoon tween-teen action/adventure kind of movie. There is a lot of really low budget looking film work as they follow the Parkour stunt team around preset skate park like scenarios. There is an entire montage that should just be on Youtube, and not in this movie. All of that said the acting is decent, and the over-all story isn't bad, it just makes no real sense. Eric Roberts should not have seemed so completely neutered, and Lucius was just way too motivated to kill with not enough of a back story that we get to see that would explain his everlasting Love/Hate thing. I Enjoyed most of the movie though as the Father Son dynamic was good, and the school stuff was OK, but just. If I am recommending this movie it is only for you to watch the Parkour, if you are into that sort of thing, but even that looks way over choreographed(especially the in movie stuff, there is about 5 minutes of the actual stunt team showing off, and a couple guys who won an online contest which is a bit better).
I watch a lot of action flicks and RUN is right up there. Its more than a fast paced take of the hero villain, its a testament to cool angles and top editing, mixed in with killer sound tracks and some awesome air that defies the laws of both film making and gravity. Its great to see the use of youth arts and physique, and there is no shortage of screen holding energy. This may be a flick for the younger ones, while the older ones will enjoy a peak into youth culture, all the while its about self esteem and character building. Yeah, its a take on the young hero, and the phase in life when young ones think themselves as invincible, but for us older types, its cool to get a window back into the current if not changing youth. Its back to the normal prescribed action formula of eye for an eye, except, there are new spunks to eye, and walls to climb, so this flick takes us, into new familiar grounds. It celebrates all things youth fashion and artz, while exploring Parkour, is a holistic training discipline using movement that developed from military obstacle course training. Practitioners aim to get from A to B in the most efficient way possible.They do this using only their bodies and their surroundings to propel themselves; furthermore, they try to maintain as much momentum as is possible in a safe manner.