The action scenes are mostly "so-so" where really these should have been the place where the viewer is "gotten into the film". Only three movies I can recall had directing and editing this distracting, annoying, and self-congratulating. But alas nothing whatsoever came of any of that, and the plot simply oozed on, spreading outwards like the sludge from a spilt toxic waste barrel. It has mindless action, horrible acting, and the movie is just weird. I wouldn't recommend this it all, I would rather rent it on DVD when it's out. But it is official.
Rich background casting is provided as well, seeing supporting parts for Ludicrous, John Leguizamo, Alison Lohman, Milo Ventimiglia and Keith David, among others although some in a blink-and-you'll-miss-'em capacitybut this is clearly an all-out Butler-show.
There is also quite a bit of social criticism layered in there, dealing with voyeurism, cocooning, the culture of video games. Gamer takes place in the near future where video games and virtual chat rooms are, quite literally, a reality. Gerard Butler stars in Gamer, the worst film of the year. Furious FX Peter Dulovits We naturally get much more of Gerard Butler, who isn't much of an actor from what I've seen.