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Duncan Jones's new sci fi leaves long-lasting intellectual residue

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Duncan Jones follows up his Kubrick-cool debut Moon with an earthbound piece of sci-fi, one starring Jake Gyllenhaal as a soldier continually re-living the eight minutes leading up to a train bombing. While trying to figure out the identity of the bomber, Gyllenhaal’s Colter Stevens also tries to figure out how his superiors (Vera Farmiga and Jeffrey Wright) are able to keep punting him back into this alternate universe. Once he does---the headache-inducing explanation has something to do with quantum physics---he sets about saving the train passengers, the fetching Michelle Monaghan in particular. Jones puts the film in top gear from the opening scene and keeps it there throughout, sneaking in enough philosophical questions about life, death and consciousness to give Source Code some surprisingly long-lasting intellectual residue.

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Source Code
Rated PG · 94 min. · 2011
Official Site: www.enterthesourcecode.com
Director: Duncan Jones
Writer: Ben Ripley
Producer: Mark Gordon, Philippe Rousselet and Jordan Wynn
Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga, Jeffrey Wright, Russell Peters, James A. Woods, Michael Arden, Cas Anvar, Joe Cobden and Neil Napier

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