Sandrine Holt

'Air' leaves its characters with little breathing room

'Air' leaves its characters with little breathing room

Weapons of mass destruction have obliterated most everything in the post-apocalyptic world of "Air." The sole survivors are our best and brightest, specimens handpicked by the government to hibernate in sleeping pods inside underground bomb shelters.

Engineers Bauer (Norman Reedus) and Cartwright (Djimon Hounsou) periodically wake up to perform maintenance, which must be completed within two hours given the limited oxygen supply. Cartwright's pod malfunctions, forcing the pair to break the seal and venture outside the bunker to retrieve replacement parts.

Cartwright communicates in his head with his significant other, Abby (Sandrine Holt), as she's one of the many...

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