In the film Serenity, starring Nathan Fillion, Alan Tudyk, Gina Torres, and Adam Baldwin you experience an amazing Western meets Science Fiction blast of action and intrigue. Directed by Joss Whedon, this film is an action/adventure science fiction hit!
The crew of the star-ship Serenity is found hopping throughout the “verse” from job to job just to keep their ship, and lives, together. Little did they know that aboard their ship they carried a cargo far more valuable, and far more dangerous than they could have ever imagined. This film twists and turns and brings you into the fold as you find yourself at the edge of your seat right to it’s suspense-filled ending. Warning! You will not see anything coming. This is not your typical follow the stereotypical path type movie.
Joss Whedon’s direction on this film brought two worlds together with an almost Western set in Space. The set design and costume design created bold and brazen characters not seen since the days of John Wayne. It was truly seamless.
Along with staying true to the original television series, this films writing did not skimp on the comic relief often offered in the series. Characters like Jane (played by Adam Baldwin), continually offer up a little levity and laughter to a dramatic story line, while providing additional dramatic support as well.
This film is truly a fun for all Blockbuster that I would recommend for anyone looking to rent a good action/adventure movie for an evening . I would suggest to stay with the PG-13 rating as there is a considerable amount of gun-play and science fiction violence. Well, sit back and enjoy. You’re in for a ride.