What I love about this film is that it’s something of a throwback – had it been shot in black and white and featured a few silhouettes it could almost be mistaken for a classic adult thriller. While it doesn’t reach the lofty heights of a Hitchcockian drama, it certainly makes an effort.
This film has one of those immediately intriguing premises thanks to its emotionally harrowing and thought-provoking nature. Two young girls go missing during a Thanksgiving celebration, and in the search for them, their families, and the detective assigned to the case, are pushed past the boundaries of their own morality. It is a devastating thing… Continue reading Prisoners (2013) – Pushed to breaking point