Of course – spoiler alert.
“Outside the Wire features solid leads and sparse moments of enthralling action, but it’s saddled with an ineffective gimmick and underserved by an undercooked script.
“Set in the near-ish future, the film inserts the viewer into an Eastern Bloc civil war where the U.S. is playing ragged referee using robot soldiers (called “Gumps”) to patrol a battle-ravaged No Man’s Land.
“It’s this premise, and of course the early reveal that Anthony Mackie’s Captain Leo is a classified next-gen cyborg, that makes Outside the Wire a sci-fi film.
“But the more you watch the movie and marvel at the money Netflix is throwing at a mostly-disposable offering so that it can be a “sci-fi” film, the more you realize this didn’t need to be a sci-fi movie at all.
“The messaging could have easily been conveyed with present-day humans.”
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