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Vantage Point

Vantage Point ★½ 2008 (PG-13)

Do they celebrate Groundhog day in Spain? U.S. President Ashton (Hurt) has just arrived in Spain to give the opening speech at a global “War on Terror” conference when he's shot. Sheer chaos ensues as eight different versions of the event unfold from eigh points of view. American tourist Howard Lewis (Whitaker) with his videocam; Secret Service agents Thomas Barnes (Quaid) and Kent Taylor (Fox); news producer Rex Brooks (Weaver) and others all saw the event, but in different ways. Is it terrorists or a conspiracy? Sure, each version adds another piece of the puzzle, but by the time it all actually comes together, the audience may be too confused or bored to care. 90m/C DVD . US Dennis Quaid, Matthew Fox, Forest Whitaker, William Hurt, Sigourney Weaver, Bruce McGill, Edgar Ramirez, Said Taghmaoui, Ayelet Zurer, Zoe Saldana, Eduardo Noriega, Richard T. Jones, Holt McCallany, Leonardo Nam, James LeGros; D: Stuart Baird, Pete Travis; W: Barry L. Levy; C: Amir M. Mokri; M: Atli Orvarsson.

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