The Speed of Thought
Length: 93 Minutes
Rating: Not Rated
Big Names: Independent Film, No One of Note
IMDB Score: 4.9 (out of 10)
Synopsis: Joshua Lazarus is a Scoper, a human being who can read thoughts, employed by the United States government. Their unique abilities cause all Scopers to go insane by the age of twenty-nine and Lazarus just turned twenty-eight. On one of his last missions, he meets a previously unaccounted for Scoper who is 31.
Review: I need to stop watching so many mindless shitty action movies because I don't have to actually pay attention to them. When I get to a movie in which I do need to pay attention, I end up having to rewind, or I miss key elements. I think the only thing that holds Indie sci-fi movies back is a potential lack of special effects quality. TSoT had to have at least had a decent budget because the effects are superb. This is one of the best sci-fi movies I've seen, right up there with Franklyn, and No One is Doing this. Unfortunately due to the intricate plot, I can't really explain why. Just watch it.
Acting: 8/10 - The female lead is a little weak in some scenes.
Quality Within Genre: 10/10 - A gem.
Entertainment Value: 9/10 - If you don't pay attention early, you'll likely be confused. It takes a while to understand the nature of the world the writers have created.
Realism (Within the world defined by the movie): 10/10 - Very consistent.
Rewatch Value: 10/10 - I will be adding this to my collection.