is a science-fiction thriller in which a father and son talk
to each other on a short-wave radio (with the help of strong
solar sunspots), even though the father was killed 30 years ago.
They change history back and forth, so
don't be too picky about the story. It holds you, despite some
of the short-comings, and will leave you satisfied.
It's not so much who done it, but
how will it end?
There are really two stories in Frequency:
the sentimental one where a son prevents his father's early demise
via ham radio 30 years in the future, and the ridiculous serial-killer
episode which becomes so complicated that it makes absolutely
Another wonderful premise undermined by
is action-heavy with a dash of science fiction. To follow the
story, you've got to be paying attention and picking up visual
and auditory clues.
There are obvious flaws in logic that come
across as a bit confusing. The way the script presents it, there
are weak and unmotivated plot contrivances. The movie corkscrews
through time travel and World Series at-bats. So it's one-two-three
strikes you're out
At the old ball game.
The ending is poorly assembled, with too
many quick cuts leaving the door open to confusion.