Predestination (Blu-ray release 2014-12-24) has to be the most noteworthy time travel movie since Back to the Future trilogy (1985, 1989, 1990).  The basic story is that an agent travels through time to catch a terrorist, but strangely a significant amount of the screen time is spent on him talking to a woman, who went through a gender change operation to become a man.  None of these is special, but I cannot tell you why this story is special without spoiling it.  As the title suggests, the story is based on a predestination paradox, but this concept is pushed to the limits of challenging common sense, and provides a unique answer to the question of “Chicken or egg first”.

Although I find the story very interesting due to my preference of time travel, the movie lacks the tension or action required to be entertaining for general audiences.

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