Stolen It's a toss-up as to what's the worse sin in this graceless piece of tragedy porn: building a lurid drama around the fictional abduction and… Stolen It's a toss-up as to what's the worse sin in this graceless piece of tragedy porn: building a lurid drama around the fictional abduction and… 2010-03-12 PT87MINS. Drama Jon Hamm Josh Lucas IFC Films
Movie Review

Stolen (2010)

IF LOOKS COULD KILL Jon Hamm plays an obsessed cop in Stolen .
Image credit: Jessica Brooks
IF LOOKS COULD KILL Jon Hamm plays an obsessed cop in Stolen.
EW's GRADE
D-

Details Release Date: Mar 12, 2010; Length: 87 mins.; Genre: Drama; With: Jon Hamm and Josh Lucas; Distributor: IFC Films

It's a toss-up as to what's the worse sin in this graceless piece of tragedy porn: building a lurid drama around the fictional abduction and death of two little boys 50 years apart, or encouraging viewers to luxuriate in the handsomeness of the two actors who play the boys' weeping and wailing fathers in scenes of high phoniness. In Stolen, Jon Hamm (not yet famous as Jon Hamm– from–Mad Men when he signed on) is an obsessed cop (he couldn't protect his boy!) who ignores his grieving wife; Josh Lucas gets to look good in a hat as 1950s Sad Dad, a widowed working stiff. D–
Originally posted Mar 10, 2010 Published in issue #1094 Mar 19, 2010 Order article reprints