"The numbers are the key to everything."I hate when movies suck in you in with cool special effects and an "ominous" one-liner in the commercial, but end up being really dumb. Such is the case of Knowing. Starring Nicholas Cage (who can't seem to make a good movie lately), Knowing is about a single father who finds a hidden time capsule from 50 years ago that contains a sheet of paper which is supposed to reveal some of the world's worst disasters. Using this newfound "knowledge," Cage tries to single-handedly predict and help prevent the next disasters unsuccessfully using this information but ends up wreaking more havoc and preventing nothing disastrous from occurring. But here's the best part: the "plot" turns into some supernatural alien situation in which aliens invade New York City and take Cage's son back to their planet in a pretty tricked out UFO (in order to save mankind? I don't really know). I get a little hazy about what happens next because I was dozing off by this point (which is probably around the same time the writer of this horrid script did), but I doubt I missed anything important. [SPOILER ALERT FOR THOSE WHO CARE] Something else Cage can't help prevent: the end of the world.
My rating: F