It's hard to hack through silliness of 'Blackhat'

January 15, 2015 4:35 PM

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You ever see a garbage truck unload? It backs up slowly and stops, the back door drops, and a cascade of wet, smelly junk comes rolling and tumbling out. Releasing a movie in January is something like that. Aside from the 2014 releases going wide following Oscar-qualifying runs in Los Angeles, what makes it into theaters in January is generally pretty raw merchandise.

"Blackhat" is a film about cyber crime that is, at first, difficult to follow, and later, perfectly clear and preposterous. A hacker or a team of hackers causes a Chinese nuclear reactor to blow, and China and the U.S. team up to stop them before they can strike again. That means springing from pris...

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