• 2016
  • US
  • 1h 37min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Tod Williams
  • Cast: John Cusack, Samuel L Jackson, Isabelle Fuhrman
  • UK release: 26 August 2016

When every mobile phone user in Boston is hit with a strange pulse that drives them crazy, graphic novelist Clay (Cusack) teams up with train driver Tom (Jackson) to find his son. Insipid and often ludicrous adaptation of enthralling source material, with Cusack wooden and Jackson phoning it in. Better forgotten.

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