Who’s been murdering newlyweds, turning a beachy paradise into a tropical hell shared by three pretty couples? You’ll probably guess, but that doesn’t take away from the slicked-up genre charms of A Perfect Getaway, a summery suspense thriller from writer-director David Twohy (Pitch Black). Steve Zahn makes full use of the many varieties of hyper in his acting arsenal, while Timothy Olyphant has a heckuva good time telegraphing macho mania. The picture treats itself to all sorts of artsy camera tricks. And no, you’re not tripping: The movie is set in Hawaii but was shot in…Puerto Rico. B?
Genre: Horror; Starring: Milla Jovovich, Steve Zahn; Director: David Twohy; Author: David Twohy; Release Date Wide: 08/07/2009; Runtime (in minutes): 98; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: Rogue Pictures
Posted August 7 2009 — 12:00 AM EDT
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