‘Quantum Break’ feels trapped in a time travel paradox
Time travel does not generally end well
There are usually insectoid monsters or Morlocks or Super Hitlers waiting for you on the other endQuantum Break doesn’t stray from these ideas, even as one of the most ambitious AAA releases in recent memory. But, like a malfunctioning flux capacitor, the ride is a little bumpy.
Like most time travel tales, Quantum Break begins with a mad scientist overreaching. Paul Serene (played by Game of Thrones‘ Littlefinger) invites his old friend, Jack Joyce (Shawn Ashmore, X-Men‘s Ice Man) to check out his new invention. But, seconds after starting the device, Jack’s brother shows up to discourage its use, saying that disaster will strike. Read more…