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LIFE - 2/5

Sadly, the presence of Jake Gyllenhaal cannot revive this lifeless Alien wannabe. The action and dread is, at times, exhilarating, but the script contains too much in the way of expository dialogue, and the whole thing is just too predictable. There is also the problem of Ryan Reynolds who, despite being back in the limelight for the perfectly-cast Deadpool, was never in a light year going to be believable as an ISS handyman.