Bloodshot [Movie Review]

Bloodshot [Movie Review] |  This is one movie that I do not have the intention of watching it in the cinema.  Then it happens that I was to kill time in between meetings, so I decided to just give the movie a go (this was way before the Movement Control Order).
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So guys, do check out all the possible online streaming or TV stations to catch up on latest movies ok. 

Bloodshot Trivia
  • Directed by: David S.F. Wilson
  • Produced by: Neal H. Moritz, Toby Jaffe, Dinesh Shamdasani, Vin Diesel
  • Production companies: Columbia Pictures, Bona Film Group, Cross Creek Pictures, Annabell Pictures, The Hideaway Entertainment, Original Film, One Race Films, Valiant Entertainment
  • Distributed by: Sony Pictures Releasing
  • Running time: 109 minutes
  • Rating: PG 13 (For intense sequences of violence, some suggestive material and language)
  • First film based on Valiant Comics.
  • The movie suffered a bad opening weekend due  to the global pandemic of Covid-19.
  • Budget: $45 million
  • Box-Office: $25.6 million
  • Tomatometer: 30%
  • Metascore: 44
  • IMDb: 5.7/10
After a successful rescue mission, Ray spend a holiday with his wife in Italy before both of them were kidnapped by a group of mercenaries led by Martin Axe. When Martin did not managed to get the intel that he wants from Ray, Martin kills Ray and Gina. 

Ray's body was donated by the Marine to Rising Spirit Tech, a company that develops cybernatic enhancements for military personnel. 

Pssst. The  company is in Kuala Lumpur, y'all!
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Upon his successful revival, Dr. Emil, the company's CEO told Ray that he is the first successful candidate to have been resurrected using a special nanite technology that will immediately 'repair' his physical injuries in battles. Ray has no recollection of whoever he was before the ressurrection - a total memory loss. 

Ray was later introduced to other patients, KT (whom later fall in love with Ray), Jimmy and Marcus who don't like him that much. 

Later, while drinking with KT, Ray experienced flashbacks of his former life and determined to hunt down Martin to kill him for killing Gina. Ray manages to escape from the facility in KL and as he was about to gun down Martin in Budapest, Martin keep on saying that 'they are all liars' which Ray took no mind off. He later was picked up by the trios who brought him back to the facility for reprogramming.

The reprogramming in fact was Dr. Emil wiping his former memory and programming a new false memory of Gina's killer, in his bid to eliminate his rivals. After the successful reprogramming of the new memory. Ray wakes up with new determination to kill another guy, Nick for killing his wife.
Bloodshot, Vin Diesel, Eiza Gonzalez, Action, Sci-Fi, Movie Review by Rawlins, Superhero movie, Rawlins GLAM
Bloodshot, Vin Diesel, Eiza Gonzalez, Action, Sci-Fi, Movie Review by Rawlins, Superhero movie, Rawlins GLAM
But Nick has prepared for his attack, by kidnapping and having his own programmer. Wilfred to build an EMP bomb that could paralyse Ray's attack. Ray managed to kill Nick but was shut down by Wilfred using the bomb. 

Wilfred managed to clean Ray's memories and sever his connection to Rising Spirit. Later, Ray discovered so many lies about his life after the resurrection by Rising Tech.

What will Ray do with his newly found life?
Will Rising Tech ever let him go?
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Plot: 4.5/ 5.0 I love the plot twist of the movie when you first thought that Ray was doing the right thing. Then you'll realised that he was being manipulated and programmed. Is that the end of his life? Nope. Then comes another plot twist where he is salvageable and programmed for the better.

Or is it for the worse?

I actually learnt a lot about our future after watching this movie - there is no ending to the possibilities in the future. 

Cast: 4.5/ 5.0 Vin Diesel being Vin Diesel - can you expect a lovey dovey and romantic character from him? Of course the character will pay to his advantage. The others? Love them - both pretty and functional - befitting their characters!

Will I watch it again: I don't mind watching it again with the right companions. 
The pictures are taken from IMDb and other sources on the Internet. Thank you.

Rawlins GLAM

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  1. Macam menarik pulak cite ni laaa...boleh save dulu ni, nanti dah reda boleh gi tengok..

  2. Wah.. TB minat pelakon tu.. kalau dia berlakon memang TB akan tengok.. nak pulak cerita yang best macam ni.. baca review Rawlins pun dah buat TB teruja nak tonton filem ni tau.. thank you rawlins atas review filem ni

  3. haha mmg takla vindiesel berlakon cinta cintun .. tak sabar nk tgk cite ni.. even tak best pun cerita sbb ada VD i tetap akan tengok..hahaha

  4. Not a bad story esp when the cast is Van Diezel I wouldnt mind watching it altho its fictituos but becos of Van Diezel his act is so real...etc etc

  5. Ahh this movie sounds not so bad, seems good too! I haven’t watch it yet since same as you, I didn’t have the intention to add this movie to my to be watch list the moment it had been release hehe but now I have a second thought as perhaps I’ll watch it later hehe. It’s kinda reminds of the Ghost in the Shell movie too.

  6. alamak kesian wife dia..haha tibeh..cerita aksi tapi kena banyak fikir ni..tapi vin diesel...lakonan dia x pernah x meletop kot

  7. okay masuk dalam list utk movie seterisnya. Suka hero tuuuuu berlakon. Hahaha. Mesti dia punya action tu real.

  8. Macam menarik je cerita dia. Kalau vin diesel berlakon memang suka pi tengok

  9. Looks like an interesting movie to catch. But now is not a good cinema time lol. Huhuhu. However, thanks for sharing this review.

  10. Tq for reviewing this movie..bila semua dah ok..bolelah pi menonton di Cinema..skrg tengok kat umah aje dr pagi dmpai mlm :))

  11. Macam menarik je movie Bloodshot nie. Boleh la kalau bosan nanti layan movie ni :D

  12. Hero kita suka main. Nak tengok juga cerita ni. Harap ada lagi tayangan dia nanti lepas tempoh berkurung ni

  13. boleh lah tengok nni. tengah perintah berkurung entah berapa banyak movie boleh khatam

  14. Tengok rawlin review Bloodshot markah semua cantik2 je, buatkan diri ni tak sabar nak tengok

  15. I really enjoyed reading your article. Thanks for sharing!
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