Appearances can be deceiving. Always be the smartest person in the room. There’s no such thing as coincidence. These may be rote clichés, yet the failure to adhere to them will get you killed in Vaughn Stein’s feature debut, “Terminal”. Before you harangue me for a spoiler, part of the brilliance of Stein’s script is everything is laid out for the viewer from the jump. Our femme fatale (Margot Robbie) makes a wager with a mysterious man to pit two assassins against each other. If she succeeds, she becomes the benefactor of all his contracts. If she fails, she forfeits her life. Amidst all this, a fatally ill man (Simon Pegg) and the peculiar night supervisor (Mike Myers) of a train station find themselves stuck in the middle of her deadly web. In this neon-soaked thriller reimagining aspects of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland”, only the clever and the mad survive.
Full review: https://prettyvacantone.com/2018/05/11/review-terminal/