The opening scene was terrific. The train hurtling along the tracks- the viewer has no control over how or where he is delivered to his final destination. The two men seem to be in control but I question that. They continually check to make sure the tracks are safe ahead- hence a sense of danger ahead- yet they do nothing to slow the train down. There are also moments in the cabin when the viewer holds his breath- are they going to be able to pull that huge lever and slow things down?
The views and angles from the train all add to the sense of impending disaster. You can't see what's aroun