Bad Movie Beatdown: Awake

Film Brain slices to the heart of this preposterous scare-mongering medical thriller, that stars the disastrous duo of Hayden Christensen and Jessica Alba.

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"Bad Movie Beatdown" takes a look at the very worst that Hollywood has to offer with commentary and analysis. "Projector" is reviews of current UK releases that have yet to open in the US. There may also be some commentaries and other material.


  1. One big problem with the premise: anethesia awareness only affects general anesthetic, which knocks you out, with local anesthetic being what stops the pain. Most hospitals double up (i.e. they do both local and general) to ensure that even if you were to wake up during surgery, you still wouldn’t be able to feel anything. The point of general anesthetic is to stop you from flailing around during surgery.

  2. Show of hands: Who wanted the music stinger to be Wide Awake?

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