When Doug (Cris Lankenau), a college dropout, lands a night-shift job at a Portland, Ore., ice factory, director Aaron Katz’s mild comedy seems to be taking a satirical look at lackadaisical ambition in an age of scarce employment. But then Doug learns that his ex-girlfriend (Robyn Rikoon) has fallen into some murky dark business, at which point Cold Weather becomes the world’s first mumblecore ”thriller? — a good idea for a movie that someone, in the future, should execute a bit less lackadaisically. (Also available on cable via on demand) C+
BROWSING STACKS Trieste Kelly Dunn and Cris Lankenau play detectives in Cold Weather
Genre: Drama, Mystery and Thriller; Starring: Cris Lankenau, Raul Castillo, Robyn Rikoon; Director: Aaron Katz; Runtime (in minutes): 93
Posted February 18 2011 — 12:00 AM EST
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