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The Disappearance of Alice Creed

The Disappearance of Alice CreedA brutally monotonous thriller, The Disappearance of Alice Creed tries to be one of those Who's conning whom? puzzle-game movies...The Disappearance of Alice CreedMystery and ThrillerA brutally monotonous thriller, The Disappearance of Alice Creed tries to be one of those Who's conning whom? puzzle-game movies...2010-08-04Anchor Bay Entertainment
The Disappearance of Alice Creed | OVER THE SHOULDER Gemma Arterton might've gone overboard on the eye shadow in The Disappearance of Alice Creed

OVER THE SHOULDER Gemma Arterton might've gone overboard on the eye shadow in The Disappearance of Alice Creed (David Oxberry)

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The Disappearance of Alice Creed

Genre: Mystery and Thriller; Release Date Wide: 08/06/2010; Status: In Season; Distributor: Anchor Bay Entertainment

A brutally monotonous thriller, The Disappearance of Alice Creed tries to be one of those Who’s conning whom? puzzle-game movies — but it’s like Deathtrap with two twists instead of 12. A pair of crooks (Eddie Marsan and Martin Compston) kidnap a rich girl (Gemma Arterton) who, it turns out, knows one of them already. Marsan overacts more tiresomely than he did in Happy-Go-Lucky, and director J Blakeson offers so many shots of the shackled Alice with a ball gag in her mouth that he appears to like those shots a bit too much. D+

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