With Lionsgate release Abduction making its way through theaters across the country, KIDS FIRST! youth film critic Gabriella Chu (age 14) shares a thoughtful view from the age group the film seems to be intended for.
Reviewed by Gabriella Chu
(See her full review on video.)
If you like to watch action movies or are a fan of Taylor Lautner, then Abduction is the fast-paced one for you. It’s about a teen boy named Nathan, played by Taylor Lautner, who finds a baby pciture of him on a missing persons website. As he investigates, he finds out his parents aren’t his biological parents. They get killed, and the CIA starts chasing after him.
If you want to unlock the mystery to why all these astonishing events are happening to Nathan in just one day, watch the movie.
In the beginning, the director films Nathan’s normal life, and then quickly transitions to a suspenseful action movie.
It’s exciting because Nathan constantly finds himself in the midst of an obstacle. On the other hand, the storyline and plot didn’t exactly work out for me. Although the movie shows that you shouldn’t trust anyone but yourself and close friends, some parts of the movie didn’t quite make sense to me.
I recommend this movie to teen 13 and up. There are intense fighting scenes, brief language and other teen behaviors not appropriate for children.
Photo: Abduction poster (top), Gabriella Chu (bottom)