20 April 2007 | quadratur
although a bit old fashioned by now, still a real good film
When I first saw this movie in television, back in the eighties, I watched a really thrilling story. Now, almost 20 years later, I have seen it again. And again I was excited by this movie.
Here, I refer mainly to the story, which I find very captivating. Some spectators might be bothered by the way, the story is shown on the screen. Few people in this film seem to be a bit wrong dressed, some behave in a strange matter, that I would not expect. For example, there are members of a kind of mafia, whose suits do not fit properly and who sometimes behave in a slapstick manner.
But all these little wrong placed parts did not really disturb the good feeling, that I had when I watched that film. The story about a computer freak and his dog, who almost get crushed between a crime syndicate, a secret organization and the German police could absolutely be placed in the modern times as well. Although nobody in our days uses acoustic couplers - which were really cool to see again beside all the other old fashioned technologies.
Perhaps some people would rate this movie 5 or even 1. For me it is almost perfect entertainment, and I would give it a 9.5 that I round up to a 10. Because 9 would not be enough.