Film: "Total Recall"; Actors: Colin Farrell, Kate Bekinsale, Jessica Biel; Director: Len Wiseman; Rating: ***1/2
Before there ever was a Jason Bourne, or even a Neo ("Matrix"), there was the super-spy Douglas Quaid, who jumped out of paper, borrowed flesh and blood from a world champion body-builder in an attempt to figure out who he was.
His quaint search of his memory and purpose in life endeared him to the masses and ensured he stayed etched in their memory.
Now 22 years later, though a remake makes a decent attempt to replace old memory with new ones, it does not succeed as it could have.
After going to a travel company providing fake memory implant, Douglas Quaid (Colin Farrell) realises he is more than a low-life factory worker. As he runs, surprised by his lovely wife Lori (Kate Bekinsale) trying to kill him, he encounters a girl he has literally been dreaming about, Melina (Jessica Biel).
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