of dollars portraying everything from a "Predator" hunter
to a "Terminator."
things seem to never end. The Oprah Winfrey Show, 80's music
on the radio and Al Gore whining on TV are all examples of things
that just won't quit. A case could also be made that Arnold
Schwarzenegger's career has been going strong since his days as Conan
and have yet to wane in any significant way. His muscles,
accent and confident looks have raked in hundreds of
Arnold's latest film, "The Sixth Day" he takes us again
into the "not too distant future." It's a world where
cloning has not only been banned by the United States Supreme Court,
but they've deemed any clones to be not human and therefore have
absolutely no rights.
bad guy in this film is a clone, a very wealthy and very powerful
one who is seeking to overturn the Sixth Day Laws (so called due to
the belief that man was created on the sixth day) that the Supreme
Court has passed passed. Adam Gibson (Schwarzenegger) and his
business partner are hired to work for this powerful clone for a day
of fun and relaxation. Something goes horribly wrong and there
are a few twists and turns that come about that lead to Arnold being
thought dead and cloned so that his wife and daughter won't know and
eventually sue for damages.
or unfortunately, depending on who you are in the film, Mr Gibson survived.
This leads to some pretty cliche moments where the main character has
to say, "I want my life back!" in his pursuit to uncover
the truth and expose the bad guys.
film is everything you'd expect an Arnold Schwarzenegger film to be.
The action scenes are there, the tense scenes where bad guy and good
guy stare each other down are there and the social message is there too.
These are all things that are just to be expected and in doing so,
you aren't disappointed.
action sequences are big and spectacular. Arnold's muscles are
just as big here as in any of his films from the late 90s.
There's that quirky sense of humor that just makes you smile quickly
in anticipation of a good butt-whipping.
Sixth Day isn't bad. Some people say the way to tell if a
movie is good is if there are at least three great scenes and no bad ones.
Arnold's latest accomplishment not only fits that description, but
it's a testament to the long lasting career of a man who will be long
remembered for giving us what we expect and, most of the time, what