over 3 years
Great concepts, but weirdly gross scene of graphic violence in the middle.
Kind of dated but well made. Wouldn't be fussed about watching again.
over 6 years
Entertaining but full of cliches. A fun watch.
One of the precious few that made me go to the cinema :D
Strange Days is a 1995 cyberpunk science fiction film directed by Kathryn Bigelow and produced and co-written by James Cameron and Jay Cocks, starring Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett, Juliette Lewis, Tom Sizemore, Michael Wincott and Vincent D'Onofrio. Despite positive reviews, the film was a commercial failure, earning only a fraction of its production cost in its domestic release. The film has garnered a cult following over the years for its dystopian and cyberpunk themes.
In the last days of December 1999, Los Angeles has become a dangerously volatile war zone of crime and violence. As a group of criminals rob a Chinese restaurant, the whole event is recorded by a robber wearing a 'SQUID' recorder or "Superconducting Quantum Interference Device", a device that records events directly from the wearer's cerebral cortex, which, when played back through a MiniDisc-like device, allow a user to experience the recorder's memory as if was his or her own experience. Lenny Nero (Ralph Fiennes)...