HIGH POINT: Cromite being pretty damn crafty. Even if, like his predecessors, he walks too damn slow when hunting people, giving them plenty of time to escape.
LOW POINT: Weeelll...
Sarah: "If we move Generic Wife, she'll die. You could just wait here and we'll send help. It's not like you could help us fight a killer robot anyway."
Wife: "I'll go with you guys!"
** 10 minutes later **
Paramedic Husband: "I need to keep pressure on this wound! I think I'll cradle her head and not actually keep pressure on this wound after announcing this fact!"
Wife: "Blarg, I am dead! And I slowed you down just so I could die a little less painfully because I was in absolutely no shape to go anywhere!"
Paramedic Husband: "I am sad now."
It's the same problem I posted in my Heroes angrypants rant. Bad writing. Too many concessions to the plot causing artificial momens of character stupidity.
Also, I hope in the future that Ms. Teenage Love Interest starts to figure out that maybe John's on the run from the law or something, which is why he's using secret codes and is so damn secretive and often has to report to undisclosed locations for unknown purposes. It should be patently obvious after the next 1-2 times he pulls a houdini.
I see a LOT of movies and it's my number one of the year. Carrey, Winslet, Kaufman and Gondry all deserve Oscar nominations. It's the most on-the-nose, poignant study of contemporary relationships for YEARS.