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The Dream Machine --- The Imagination of the World Wide Web
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When there's a director such as Clint Eastwood, you can expect a cast that can go above and beyond. Matt Damon does an absolutely fantastic job. He really becomes his character and is convincing in his role. CÚcile De France is a stunning actress and has shown her talent off in numerous French films. This movie isn't an exception for her. Frankie McLaren and George McLaren are twins and seem to switch off playing Marcus and Jason. Both of them are surprisingly great. These are some of the best performances you'll see from children this age. I'm sure Clint Eastwood has a lot to do with the actors being so incredible.
The biggest moment in the trailer is the killer tsunami as it hits land, destroys, and kills nearly everything in sight. In each film in which I've seen tsunamis, they're depicted to be hundreds of feet tall and towering over everything. This film shows tsunamis in a more realistic scenario where it may not be huge, but it's a mass of water moving hundreds of miles per hour into buildings and people. The visuals are all astonishing. When someone is experiencing death, the viewer is taken through what is presumably "death". It's shown and expressed in a very unique fashion. Each one of the three main characters live in a completely different part of the world in an entirely different life and they're all contrasted to perfection.
There are too many drama films that are simply echos of each other or just aren't powerful enough. Fortunately, Hereafter is exactly the opposite. It can be extremely powerful and will even drive tears out of its audiences. This film won't be forgotten anytime soon. Hereafter is another magnificent film from director Clint Eastwood and is highly recommended to all fans of cinema.