Pierce Brosnan

Techno-thriller 'I.T.' stuck in an 8-bit world

Techno-thriller 'I.T.' stuck in an 8-bit world

The alarmist thriller “I.T.” puts a high-tech gloss on the idea that one obsessed sicko, with the right access, can ruin someone’s life. This old-fashioned premise has been upgraded for the “smart house” era, but a plodding pace and a lack of technological specifics still make this picture about as state-of-the-art as a Commodore 64.

Pierce Brosnan stars as Mike Regan, a high-powered CEO trying to revive his company’s flagging fortunes with a bold new initiative. When snafus sabotage an important presentation, Mike calls for help from one of his low-level I.T. guys, Ed Porter (James Frecheville), and inadvertently gives his psychopathic ex-NSA...

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