It’s as I feared. I still don’t know why it’s called Sucker Punch. People do get sucker punched, but it’s hardly a major focus of the film. Actually, there really isn’t a major focus. I’ll try to explain, though I’m pretty sure it won’t help.
Now, I’m a geek. I know this and admit it freely. Among other signs of geekdom, I own comic books and Magic cards, roleplay every Saturday, and understand every in-joke in Galaxy Quest.
Not just Matt Damon, but also Matt Damon in an adaptation of a Philip K. Dick story. It’s heaven. Well, not quite heaven, though they do drop several big hints that some celestial agency might be at work. Or maybe aliens. Unlike The Box, though, they make it all work.