Mr. Brooks Kevin Costner slips into the role of a serial killer as if it were a crisply tailored suit (and William Hurt, cackling with delight, is… Mr. Brooks Kevin Costner slips into the role of a serial killer as if it were a crisply tailored suit (and William Hurt, cackling with delight, is… 2007-06-01 R PT120M Drama Mystery and Thriller Kevin Costner Demi Moore Dane Cook William Hurt MGM
Movie Review

Mr. Brooks (2007)

MPAA Rating: R
EW's GRADE
C-

Details Release Date: Jun 01, 2007; Rated: R; Length: 120 Minutes; Genres: Drama, Mystery and Thriller; With: Kevin Costner and Demi Moore; Distributor: MGM

Kevin Costner slips into the role of a serial killer as if it were a crisply tailored suit (and William Hurt, cackling with delight, is sharp as his Hyde-like id), but the film soon grows preposterous. It's a thriller in which even the dark side cares.

Originally posted Jun 08, 2007 Published in issue #939 Jun 15, 2007 Order article reprints