SAFE HOUSE works due to Denzel Washington's
character, rogue agent Tobin Frost, and his interplay with rookie CIA agent Matt Weston (Ryan Reynolds playing a
character who has no relation to BURN NOTICE's Michael Weston). Weston is tasked with bringing Frost in after a team
of people kill the CIA interogation team at a sfae house in Cape Town. These men want a list of information taht
Frost has obtained to sell to the hioghest bidder.
You have actors who are invested in
their characters in this film against the backdrop of South Africa. SAFE HOUSE has a really high contrast and saturated
color look to it that works with the intensity of the film. It does look interesting on Blu-ray even though some
of the dark scenes can appear a little too grainy. In teh end, the film probably wouldn't have worked as good
if you didn't have Denzel Washington delivering a top caliber perfomance.
MAKING SAFE HOUSE- a promo piece
on how a movie from a first-time screenwriter got made.
HAND-TO-HAND ACTION- a behind-the-scenes
look at the prep work that goes into the fight scenes
SHOOTING THE SAFE HOUSE ATTACK- a
quick look at the filming of the attack of the Safe House.
BUILDING THE ROOFTOP CHASE- designing
and building building to fit into the Langan Township for the rooftop chase
BEHIND THE ACTION- a look at the stunt
work of SAFE HOUSE
INSIDE THE CIA- conversation with the adviser on
the film who was a CIA agent.
SAFE HARBOR: CAPE TOWN- all about using
South Africa as it unique self for the unique locations used in the film and the work that went into shooting in Cape Town.
Then you can view SAFE HOUSE through an
interactive experience known as Second Screen (that allows you to access additional material) which is an app you download
to your tablet, computer, or Mac.
Also in the Blu-ray combo is a copy of the
film on DVD.
FINAL ANALYSIS: SAFE HOUSE is a film
that yet again shows how great an actor Denzel Washington is.