Watch Guy Pearce Get Punched in Lockout


Whoever created the punch sound effects for Lockout clearly went far beyond [whack!] the normal standards [glurg!] of punching sounds [whuchah!]. Because in the first five minutes alone, the glorious soundscape of Guy Pearce getting the living crap kicked out of him is a fleshy symphony all its own, setting a new standard for Foley artists everywhere. Pearce stars as a badass who escapes from space jail, and somehow the president's daughter Maggie Grace is involved? There are better, saner premises out there, but this peek at the movie's opening scenes contains solid fight sequences (more hair dryers as weapons, please) and a smart, funny sensibility that actually [punch] looks kind of good.