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Old 19-09-2013, 18:25
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This new thriller starring Halle Berry was highly recommended by the film review guy on Daybreak today. He likened it to Phone Booth but says it's even better. A killer has a teenage girl in the boot of his car but she has a mobile and gets through to a 911 operator (Berry). In the clip they showed, she tells her to punch out the side light and put her hand through. A passing car then calls cops.
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Old 19-09-2013, 18:26
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Saw this a few months back and its very good. I can ususlly take or leave Halle Berry but she comes through okay in this one!
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Old 19-09-2013, 18:27
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Thanks, will go see it then. He did say it's a great 1hr 40 min.
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Old 19-09-2013, 19:07
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Only saw the trailer yesterday - looks good, but it didn't do so well in the US, just over $50 million since March.
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Old 19-09-2013, 19:40
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Only saw the trailer yesterday - looks good, but it didn't do so well in the US, just over $50 million since March.
For a film that cost $13m, I think Sony will be pleased with the $60m it's taken....
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Old 19-09-2013, 19:52
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Got the US blu ray of this a few months back/

Cracking little thriller, lots of tension in the first 2 thirds, very inventive and compelling...it just loses it's way a little in the last third, goes down a different avenue and becomes more horror/serial killer orientated. Would'nt say it ruins the movie though, would still recommend it.
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Old 19-09-2013, 20:28
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For a film that cost $13m, I think Sony will be pleased with the $60m it's taken....
Very Pleased.

It got it's money back in the first weekend - it just faded away, there after.
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Old 19-09-2013, 20:30
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Just heard about this the other day. Sounds interesting.
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Old 20-09-2013, 02:54
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For a film that cost $13m, I think Sony will be pleased with the $60m it's taken....
Sony are just the distributor, It's a World Wrestling Entertainment film.

And they'll be doing the happy dance with those figures, seeing as the rest of their forthcoming slate includes- See No Evil 2, Leprechaun: Origins, and "Untitled Scooby-Doo WrestleMania Movie" http://www.imdb.com/company/co0242604/?ref_=ttco_co_2
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Old 20-09-2013, 09:25
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Thanks, will go see it then. He did say it's a great 1hr 40 min.
Not sure where he got the running time from as its actually 93 minutes! Saw it the other night and really enjoyed it.

If you have Netflix and unblock to get the other regions it is on Netflix Mexico with no foreign subtitles. This is where I saw it three days before cinema release. As it turns out its not showing at my local cinema and I would have been annoyed to have missed it.
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Old 20-09-2013, 13:16
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Probably one of the best films that are out at the moment after Rush.

Thrilling from start to end.
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Old 20-09-2013, 15:23
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I just brought it today on blu ray.

*Should point out right now i'm in Sydney.

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Old 21-09-2013, 00:49
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Just got back from watching it. It was brilliant! Loved the suspense and build up to the ending.
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Old 21-09-2013, 10:47
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Sounds good.
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Old 22-09-2013, 01:01
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Not a Bad little film 7/10....which most critics said - fails in the final third, but I'd say, just the last couple of minutes....

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Was thinking at the start; they could make a TV series out of this 'pilot' film.....I'd watch it.
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Old 22-09-2013, 20:17
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Not a Bad little film 7/10....which most critics said - fails in the final third, but I'd say, just the last couple of minutes....

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Was thinking at the start; they could make a TV series out of this 'pilot' film.....I'd watch it.
According to Wiki , this did originally start out as a TV series but decided to extend the pilot episode into a film.
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Old 22-09-2013, 20:59
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According to Wiki , this did originally start out as a TV series but decided to extend the pilot episode into a film.
I think they should have stuck with the Series.

But didn't Mulholland Drive start out as a TV series.
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Old 23-09-2013, 00:44
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I agree about the final 1/3. It just seemed a bit odd but I think the ending gave it all justice.
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Old 27-09-2013, 20:56
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Must admit I really enjoyed this.Really fast moving and a decent story.
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Old 28-09-2013, 09:08
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I enjoyed this...reminded me of silence of the lambs a tad though, with the secret dungeon for want of a better word and psychos fascination with one type of woman!
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