Spartan

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Director David Mamet spins a tale of betrayal and intrigue in the political thriller Spartan. The President’s daughter is missing from her university and a government agent from Special Operations named Robert Scott (Val Kilmer) is assigned to her case. Scott’s assignment is to go anywhere and do anything to return her to the President before the media finds out she is missing. Along with his sidekick Curtis (Derek Luke) the investigation focuses on a boyfriend, a prisoner and on to a slave ring. (I should point out that it’s very noticeable that someone always seems to be just one step ahead of Scott and his sidekick. You know, like someone is double crossing him. Yes, even I could see that.) When Scott thinks he has found her, he realizes he is looking in the wrong direction and he has a more sinister enemy to contend with. This is a suspenseful movie with plenty of twists and turns. It’s also interesting and fast paced. In fact, it ended so abruptly it almost threw me off my seat. This film will keep you thinking, yet it was missing something that I couldn’t quite see (so to speak). This movie was average so I’m giving it a C rating.

This movie has been given an R rating by the MPAA

Although I am blind, I can appreciate a good movie as well as sighted individuals.
I rely more on a good story line than special effects.