The best Gerald Butler performance has given.
And quite a nifty (mostly) single location thriller that doesn’t go where you expect it to.
an interesting mess.
It's as bleak as you'd expect from McCarthy and from a director whose brother killed himself while he was making the movie.
But the bleakness is not the problem.
It's that the film feels like monologue porn. Every single character gets a speech. Everyone speaks in parables and methods. It gets frustrating after a while.
The weakest performance by far was Cameron Diaz. And it's not even her fault - it's Ridley Scott's. Did she really need…