Vantage Point

VANTAGE POINT….I played hooky this afternoon and went to see Vantage Point. It was wholly preposterous in a 24-ish kind of way, but aside from that the plot actually held together and kinda sorta made sense — which, frankly, isn’t bad compared to most B action flicks these days. What’s more, director Peter Travis played it smart and kept the running time to a svelte 90 minutes instead of padding it out and trying to pretend it was something more profound than it really was. So thumbs up!

But that’s not why I’m posting about this. I just wanted to say that the final line of the movie is pure genius, the funniest thing I’ve heard in a movie theater in months. When the DVD is released, go ahead and rent it and see if you don’t agree.

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