Hugh Jackman is the nominal star, but the main attraction in this involving combination of parent-child reunion tale and fantasy-adventure is a robot.
In a near-future when the masses are entertained by bouts between mechanical machines, Jackman plays a fight promoter whose previously unknown young son (Dakota Goyo) involves him in refurbishing a cyborg to make its mark in the ring. Sugar Ray Leonard, who certainly knows the game, was a consultant on the boxing sequences; Evangeline Lilly ("Lost") and Anthony Mackie. *** DVD extras: two "making-of" documentaries; outtakes. (PG-13: P, V) (Also on Blu-ray and Movies on Demand)Copyright © 2015, Los Angeles Times