A murder inside the Louvre and clues in Da Vinci paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery protected by a secret society for two thousand years -- which could shake the foundations of Christianity.
Jack Reacher must uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy in order to clear his name. On the run as a fugitive from the law, Reacher uncovers a potential secret from his past that could change his life forever.
Academy Award® winner Ron Howard returns to direct the latest bestseller in Dan Brown's (Da Vinci Code) billion-dollar Robert Langdon series, Inferno, which finds the famous symbologist (again played by Tom Hanks) on a trail of clues tied to the great Dante himself. When Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Sienna Brooks (Felicity Jones), a doctor he hopes will help him recover his memories. Together, they race across Europe and against the clock to stop a madman from unleashing a global virus that would wipe out half of the world's population. Written by
Sony Pictures Entertainment
Inferno is the very definition of phoning it in. Everyone in this film looks bored on the verge of tears and you can literally hear Ron Howard off camera counting his money as he sobs into his pillow. No joke, children, it's honestly one of the worst films I have ever seen.
Tom Hanks once again returns as Robert Langdon but he left his talent and emotion back at home. No one is here because they want to be. This time he's caught up in an utter gibberish plot concerning a new world-ending plague that makes absolutely no sense whatsoever. There are more holes in this story than there are grains of sand in the Sahara.
A special mention of Felicity Jones' "acting ability" deserves its own paragraph. This woman had a sub-Hollyoaks level of conviction. She's so breathtakingly hollow and vacant. I have not ever seen such a non-performance in an actual theatrically released film. How on Earth is she expected to carry the next Stars Wars movie? She was beyond beyond terrible.
This is a movie that insults and condescends to it's audience at every opportunity. It's not exciting and so far off the mark that it tries to aim for. Inferno is plays out like a bad SyFy movie. I almost think that everyone involved secretly hate Sony and intentionally made a stinker.
I chose seeing this over going to the Anime festival. What was I thinking?
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