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Carley (Brittany Snow) is a pre-law student who has father issues. She is a driver and wants to graduate with honors. Lena (Christian Serratos) has decided to leave her uncaring boyfriend Michael (Adam Trahan). Dre (Evan Ross) is in college and an escapee from a bad neighborhood. He thinks of himself as being part of the gang, when really he is a good kid. Kevin (Jonathan Michael Trautmann) is a white boy with an abusive home life. He will do anything to join a gang.
The film has good acting and a decent plot. The production seems to be aimed at helping would-be gangstas who are still in school and not old white guys like me. If you like the indie style, give it a view.
F-bomb, no sex, no nudity.
Without revealing much about the story, I can say in "96 Minutes" two separate stories about four young people Dre (Evan Ross), Kevin (Jonathan Michael Trautmann), Carley (Brittany Snow) and Lena (Christian Serratos), told in an interwoven narrative, converge as they all involved in one carjacking on a fateful night, either as victims or perpetrators.
Acting is solid and photography is realistic, but the narrative shifts back and forth in time more than necessary. The film feels far too calculated, lessening its emotional impact considerably. There is some suspense built up as to what he or she will do next, but the suspense doesn't have much to do with the narrative device the film employs.
What is the most disappointing is the characters that are little better than stereotypes. Moreover, we know what happens to one of the character (lying soaked in blood) in the film's opening five minutes. Considering the fine acting from the cast, "96 Minutes" would have been more effective with a conventional narrative style.
His performance as Dre in "96 Minutes" is as intense as both the aforementioned "Life is Hot in Cracktown" (currently airing on the Starz channel) and "Moozulum". It is gripping and demanding.
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IF YOU LOVED DOGMA YOU WILL LOVE THIS MOVIE!! HAD ME FROM BEGINNING TO END FULLY ENGAGED, WAS WONDERING WHAT WAS GOING TO BE NEXT!! FANTASTIC UNDER RATED MOVIE,REALLY? Read morePublished 15 months ago by CAPTAIN COURAGEOUS
ITs crash copy and pasted into 96 minutes with some folks I don't care for except Brittany Snow.Published 17 months ago by MJD
This story of personal responsibility is wonderful and Evan Ross is a phenomenal actor.Published 21 months ago by Berta
96 Minutes has nothing unusual in it, we have all seen this stuff before!
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Intertaining movie. Not the best by a long shot, but still a good show. It will hold you in your seat. Try to get it at a good price and you want enjoy your purchase even more.Published on August 9, 2013 by S. C. Hall