February 15, 2015


Two of the biggest mouths in music stared in a 90s sci-fi movie. That's right Mick Jagger and David Johanson stared along side Sir Anthony Hopkins in the epically 90s Freejack.

The plot unfolds something like this: Race car superstar Alex Furlong (Estevez) is involved in a fiery wreck during a televised race leaving no trace of his body. But lo, Vacendak, bounty hunter from the future (Jagger), has snatched Ferlong from the past moments before his crash. Billionaire tycoon, and recently deceased, McCandless (Hopkins) has hired Vacendak to secure Furlong and render him ready to download McCandless' mind. Lucky for Furlong his surgery prep convoy runs into an ambush and he escapes. Now Furlong must get his bearings in this wild future, figuring out who he can trust and who wants his body along the way, in the hopes of reclaiming his life... 

Things to watch for: Jonathan Banks (Mike from Breaking Bad), bad 90s future technology, Emilio Estevez his peak, and a scene that will leave you wondering if you somehow flipped channels to Lawnmower Man, and did I mention badly estimated 90s future technology?

“That guy!” moments with: Amanda Plummer (Fisher King, Pulp Fiction) John Shea (Mutant X, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman), Grand L. Bush (Die Hard, Lethal Weapon 2), Frankie Faison (Silence of the Lambs, The Wire)

What we learned: Even if you are a dead millionaire from the future with the technology to obtain a new body, you still can't buy love.

Bonus trivia: Dan Gilroy writer and director of the fantastic Nightcrawler (2014) got his first screenplay credit for working on Freejack.

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