Runtime: 120 minutes
Directed by: Barbet Schroeder
Starring: Sandra Bullock, Ben Chaplin, Ryan Gosling, Michael Pitt
A psychological thriller starring Sandra Bullock who, while being naturally likeable, (who can not love Sandra Bullock?!), manages to convey a complex character who you have a hard time liking.
I spent the majority of the film convinced that Michael Pitt’s and Ryan Gosling’s characters were going to snog. Their interactions were strange for a non romantic relationship.
To be honest, this is probably the worst Sandra Bullock film I’ve seen. It has way too many different ideas and things going on. It tries to be mysterious and complex, but ends up being clunky and dull. I felt every second of those two hours.
I also hate those kinds of films where it informs you of the killer from the start. What’s the point? There’s no mystery!
There music is brilliantly eerie, but the sound effects tended to take over and it was relied on too heavily to create atmosphere.
There are much better thrillers out there. For example, The Net starring Sandra Bullock is excellent and well worth watching.
Dad’s opinion: Sandra Bullock is in it and that’s all that matters.
To sum up, Boring, too many things happening, Uninspired, Sandra Bullock brilliant
Was it worth the watch? No
Would I re-watch? No
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