“Snakes on a Plane” stars Samuel L. Jackson, Julianna Margulies, Nathan Phillips, and co-stars one of my favorite actresses, Lin Shaye. It’s directed by David R. Ellis (Final Destination 2, Cellular) and is written by John Hefernan and Sebastian Gutierrez.
A FBI agent named Neville Flynn (Samuel L. Jackson) must escort a witness on a plane headed for Los Angeles. There is only one problem. An assassin, who has revenge set on his mind, deliberately releases a crate full of many poisonous snakes on the plane. As one by one the passengers die, the target witness will soon be the next victim. Determined to get his witness to Los Angeles alive, FBI agent Neville Flynn must fight against the odds and safely land the plane in LA.
I hate the fact that this is the second Samuel L. Jackson movie (The first one being “Freedomland”) that made my list of worst movies of 2006. This just never lived up to all the hype and ended up being a laughably bad and very disappointing feature film. Another movie that made tons of money off of it’s insanely catchy movie title. “Snakes on a Plane” features some of the laziest Computer Generated Images I have ever seen.
Actually being categorized as horror by some, this was a totally overblown thanks to the internet hype. I found it funny that the snakes always attacked the private parts of the passengers. Was it suppose to be a satire? I am not really to sure, but it definitely wasn’t scary. With two of my favorite actors, (Samuel L. Jackson and Lin Shaye) this was a highly dampening movie experience that I regret viewing.
Keep your distance from this good-for-nothing film. If it weren’t for Samuel L. Jackson’s presence in the movie and the intriguing title, I would have probably avoided this one. If real snakes were used, it might have been more intense and scary. Scary being the definitive word here. Otherwise, the unrealistic effects make this movie unintentionally funny and scare-free. Not to mention the unconvincing and weak characters. CGI overload with nothing to deliver other than it’s memorable title.