excellent film for it's genre ,young girl who is abused by her stepfather who had just raped and killed her little sister,is sent to an insane asylum for her sisters murder,where she learns to dance and apparently make her world of dreams come to life through dancing,one kick ass girl power movie
Great example of blu ray's abilities
Stepping aside from the controversy over the actual sense and structure of this movie, the blu ray is excellent, fabulously detailed, great a/v and full of extras. One thing to be aware of though - the pack contains both the theatrical and the director's cut, but there is no clue as to which disc is which, so I ended up watching the theatrical when I wanted the director's cut - DOH!
A Modern Classic with Visual Feast
Genius, allegorical and a modern classic – Sucker Punch is probably the most underrated film of the year with a superb cast, spectacular visuals, innovative direction and a mesmerizing story. It’s basically a complete Zack Snyder film; you can see his signature in every scene. If I describe the plot as it will act as a spoiler; so I am not going to explain the story but will give you a small glimpse. When a girl, Baby Doll, committed to the asylum by her greedy step father, she has to survive the hellish surroundings and has to escape with the help of her new pals before being lobotomized. The Guardian called Sucker Punch, “…a pervert’s Inception”, I disagree, it is the same mistake people would make (a lot of them made) when they see the poster and judge it as a “babe movie”. You can classify this visual and musical feast into anything, thriller, fantasy, musical, action, sci-fi, horror, drama, ballad…you name it. Scott Glenn is perfect as the wise sage and commander, Emily Browning, Abbie Cornish, Jena Malone, Oscar Isaac and Carla Gugino (the girl from the Bon Jovi song Always) all blazed the movie with passion and zeal. This movie is amazing, no matter what others say, judge it yourself. Extra content for the DVD and Blu-ray Animated shorts of Feudal Warriors (Samurai story), The Trenches (Nazi Zombies story), Dragon, and Distant Planet. (These are short animation episodes are based on Sucker Punch, which can be viewed as prequels to the stories in Baby Dolls alternative realities.) Behind the Soundtrack In the Extended Cut - Exploring the Fantasy World, which also add 18 minutes to the film.Read full review