#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – Allegra Geller, the leading game designer in the world, is testing her new virtual reality game, eXistenZ with a focus group. As they begin, she is attacked by a fanatic assassin employing a bizarre organic gun. She flees with a young marketing trainee, Ted Pikul, who is suddenly assigned as her bodyguard. Unfortunately, her pod, an organic gaming device that contains the only copy of the eXistenZ game program, is damaged. To inspect it, she talks Ted into accepting a gameport in his own body so he can play the game with her. The events leading up to this, and the resulting game lead the pair on a strange adventure where reality and their actions are impossible to determine from either their own or the game’s perspective.
Plot: A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.
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Free will is obviously not a big factor in this little world of ours.
Hee, yet another David Cronenberg picture that divides opinions, not just among the casual film watchers, but also his most ardent fans.
Plot is a little nutty in actuality, as it finds Jennifer Jason Leigh as the world’s most high profile games designer. While testing her new virtual reality game out with a focus group, an assassination attempt puts her on the run with an ally of sorts, marketing man Ted Pikul (Jude Law). With the prototype of the new game in their possession, the pair must enter the game’s realm to unlock the various puzzles and threats that now confounds and stalks them.
With Cronenberg back to writing something solely from his own head, eXistenZ finds the Canadian auteur happy to be back making a truer piece of work for his kinked visions. Unfortunately the advent of such virtual reality fare and various realist themes was well in filmic swing come the time eXistenZ was released, rendering it in some eyes as a band wagon jumper. That’s unfair, because it’s still a unique film, as Cronenberg blends body horror with visual invention to create a mind warp of gaming possibilities, a thrum thrum of futuristic verve. He gets top performances out of Leigh (great hair as well) and Law, while the narrative is constantly tricky enough to demand the viewer pays attention whilst being prepared to, perhaps, be surprised.
Not prime Cronenberg, but still smart and funky, twisty and nutty, scary and oblique. So very much a Cronenberg original, then. 8/10
I’m sorry but this low budget disaster got zero interest from me. The props were horrid. The story was ridiculous; really, it was just so “stupid”. Maybe I should be using bigger words, but this movie was just awful in every way.
I rarely give up on a movie; I feel like someone shouldn’t give a movie a bad review unless they’ve seen the entire thing. I’ve seen the entire thing, finally. It was almost painful to get through. It is just a cheap and dreadful production. The SyFy channel makes better quality garbage than this.
“Death to the demon The Matrix!”
‘eXistenZ’ sorts out the men from the boys. That is, your reaction to this marvellous movie will depend whether you are S.F. literate and familiar with Cronenberg’s oeuvre, or a ‘Matrix’-loving, Johnny-come-lately. Now I enjoy ‘The Matrix’ as a superior action movie, but no movie in recent years has been so overrated, and grossly exaggerated as intellectual fare! ‘eXistenZ’ and Alex Proyas’ similarly overlooked ‘Dark City’ are everything ‘The Matrix’ claims to be – intelligent, thought provoking, CHALLENGING S.F.
This movie is almost a summary of all the themes and motifs that Cronenberg has been obsessed about for the last 25 years or so. Especially the Burroughsian “biological horror” and the Phildickian questioning of reality. While it echoes many of his previous movies, it especially evokes his masterpiece ‘Videodrome’. It may not reach the hallucinogenic heights of that movie – very few have – but it certainly takes you to places most contemporary S.F. and horror movies don’t even try to reach.
However this movie isn’t just Cronenberg rehashing his “greatest hits”. There are more than enough new and interesting touches, especially the Rushdie-like Fatwah theme, the odd sexual symbolism, and the witty touches such as the bone guns that fire teeth. Helping all this along is the interesting, carefully chosen cast. All are good, but I especially like Willem Dafoe’s creepy garage mechanic, and it was also great to see Canadian cult star Don McKellar (‘Highway 61’, ‘Twitch City’,etc) as the enigmatic “Russian” Yevgeny.
‘Videodrome’ has taken many years to find its real audience, and maybe ‘eXistenz’ will too. But I believe eventually it will be recognised for what it is – a work of great imagination and flair.
ARE WE STILL IN THE GAME?
A virtual reality game is created which draws upon the ideas of the players. 12 people hook up to a game and then…things happen and you don’t know what is real or what is part of the game. Players lose themselves and can’t tell. Excellent SF movie for the mind. I can’t believe I haven’t seen this one before now. Picked it up for $5.00 as part of the “10 Movie Sci-Fi Pack.”
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 37 min (97 min), 1 hr 55 min (115 min) (workprint)
Genre Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Director David Cronenberg
Writer David Cronenberg
Actors Jude Law, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ian Holm
Country United Kingdom, France, Canada
Awards 3 wins & 14 nominations
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix Dolby Digital
Aspect Ratio 1.85 : 1 (intended ratio)
Camera Panavision Cameras and Lenses
Laboratory DeLuxe, Toronto, Canada, The Lab, Toronto, Canada
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 35 mm
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format 35 mm