It’s time for another Nicolas Cage movie. This time its the apocalyptic thriller Left Behind from 2014. Is it worth a purchase? Let’s take a look, so without further ado here’s my Left Behind Blu-ray Review.
- Left Behind (2014)
- Genre: Apocalyptic Thriller
- Directed by Vic Armstrong
- Running Time: 110 mins
- UK Rating 15
- Discs: 1
- Released By 101 Films
- Blu-ray Released: 5 January 2015
Pilot Rayford Steele’s (Nicolas Cage) plane experiences a strange phenomena in which several of the passengers including all the children simply disappear leaving their clothes where they sat. Panic ensues which is made worse when Rayford realises his co-pilot is missing too.
Style / Direction
The films directed by Vic Armstrong whilst Jack N. Green is responsible for the cinematography.
Music / Audio Effects
The music is provided by Jack Lenz.
Acting / Characters
I’d say that most of the acting performances were decent enough with Nicolas Cage the pick of the actors.
- Nicolas Cage as Rayford Steele
- Chad Michael Murray as Cameron Williams
- Cassi Thomson as Chloe Steele
- Nicky Whelan as Hattie Durham
- Jordin Sparks as Shasta Carvell
- Lea Thompson as Irene Steele
- Lance E. Nichols as Pastor Bruce Barnes
- William Ragsdale as Chris Smith
- Martin Klebba as Melvin Weir
- Quinton Aaron as Simon
Conclusion: Left Behind (2014) Film Review
Left Behind is one of those interesting ideas that don’t quite make it all the way on to the big screen. It’s a good idea and the result is a pretty decent film. I thought the passengers characters could have been a little more interesting to help with the tension. In the end they are merely ok and the film ends up being good but not great.
If you enjoyed my Left Behind Blu-ray Review so far you may want to check out the following films:
- City of Angels (1998)
- Next (2007)
- Knowing (2009)
- The Book of Eli (2010)
- Season of the Witch (2011)
- Pay The Ghost (2015)
Conclusion: Left Behind Blu-ray Review
There are no issues to report in the picture quality department being a film from 2014. There are no extras included but I’m fine with that as long as 101 Films keeps releasing these Nicolas Cage movies on Bluray.
On to my movie rating for Left Behind (2014)
- Movie Rating: WELL WORTH A LOOK
- Blu-ray Picture: PERFECT
- Extras: NONE
Amazon UK Links
Left Behind (2014) is available out now on Blu-ray.
For those of you yet to see the film I’ll leave you with a little taster…
Clip may not be representative of the Blu-ray version
That concludes my Left Behind Blu-ray review, I’m aiming to review more Nicolas Cage movies soon. What’s next? Check back soon…
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Summary: Left Behind (2014) Blu-ray Review
Director(s): Vic Armstrong
Actor(s): Nicolas Cage, Chad Michael Murray, Cassi Thomson, Nicky Whelan
Genre: Apocalyptic Thriller
- Movie Rating
- Blu-ray Picture Rating
A tense yet entertaining apocalyptic thriller