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September 10th, 2009

Gamer Review

Abstract:
Gamer actually centers on a player. Gerard Butler stars as Kable, a death row inmate in a deadly urban deathmatch called "Slayers." The popular global television program allows prisoners to win their freedom by fragging their way to enough victories. If it sounds like 2008's Death Race it's because the plot is almost identical.

At first, Kable isn't even able to determine his own destiny. A futuristic invention gives subscribers the ability to control the actions of the not-so-virtual fighters using nanotechnology, the miniature dream devices of lazy screenwriters. He's guided by entitled teen and first person shooter prodigy Simon (get it, Simon says…) played by Logan Lerman. Of course, Kable stages a prison break and it's off to the (death) races.

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