My key note: I never ruin plot/synopsis/details/ending.
In accordance, you will love this movie if you can appreciate a movie
that takes an approach that defines the word 'thriller', while also
accordingly cutting out the cheese that Hollywood so often feels they
need to include (which often ends up being more insulting than
You will not like this movie if you expect action around every corner,
huge payouts (which in my opinion would ruin this movie), or some sort
of over-the-top ridiculousness that just isn't this movie.
I sat down for this mainly because Mary McCormack is a huge draw for me
(loved her in Private Parts), yet I got much more than I expected. The
movie maintained a 7 rating throughout, then at the end dipped to a 4,
only to minutes later redeem itself and pop to an easy 9 or 10. Enough
said. You owe it to yourself to oblige this movie if you have some time
to spare and consider yourself someone who can appreciate movies for
what they set out to be (regardless of how in or out of the mold they
This Plot was Original But Made No Sense.
This movie was supposed to be one that disperses life lessons. That is
very noble and can bring about group discussions amongst Yuppie Set.
However, This film failed on many levels . Where do I start? Lets see a
Mexican handyman somehow winds up in Brads house to take cover when he
could have stayed at the house he was working. Brad can not use the
roads to try and find his lovely bride, but somehow from the midst of
ground zero, his wife Lexi, manages to make it home. Brad wont let her
in and basically that is where the plot revolves. Questions of self
survival vs. marital unity and loyalty. OK , nice move by the writers.
I just felt the film was too far-fetched. Mexican man leaves and we
never know what became of him. Couple people here and there come and go
, including young Timmy... Can anyone say PLOT FILLER. Somehow at the
end of the film, Brad is contaminated with no signs of illness , while
wife is seemingly going to be OK , while coughing through out , like a
smoker that smokes 6 packs a day. Yes again , I understand the irony
the film wanted to portray sort of like the hunter being the hunted ,
blah blah blah. It just did not work with all the holes..