Paul Haggis’ prison break thriller delivers a great final act but fails to make us care about the characters at all in the film’s preceding two acts essentially neutering the emotional impact of the film. The film is finely acted, has a very intriguing premise in the reverse jail break, and is pretty clever in […]
Tony Scott’s latest, Unstoppable, is a straight forward suspense action thriller that fails to ever live up to the intensity it hopes to create. The plot is simple; a runaway, unmanned, train is barreling through Pennsylvania carrying explosive materials. It must be stopped before it hits an elevated turn in the middle of a highly […]
In a startling performance certain to be talked about, comedian Patton Oswalt makes his dramatic-lead debut as Paul Aufiero, an obsessive New York Giants fan whose chance encounter with his hero unexpectedly ends in violence. The darkly funny drama, which co-stars Kevin Corrigan and Michael Rapaport, was lensed by acclaimed cinematographer Michael Simmonds.