Stone (2010) Edward Norton tries on a showy cornrowed hairdo and actor-y, mumbly vocal stylings to play a convicted arsonist who claims to undergo a spiritual conversion… 2010-10-08 Mystery and Thriller Robert De Niro Edward Norton Milla Jovovich Overture
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Stone (2010)

Edward Norton | LIFE ON THE INSIDE Things get hairy for Edward Norton in Stone
LIFE ON THE INSIDE Things get hairy for Edward Norton in Stone

Details Release Date: Oct 08, 2010; Genre: Mystery and Thriller; With: Robert De Niro and Edward Norton; Distributor: Overture

Edward Norton tries on a showy cornrowed hairdo and actor-y, mumbly vocal stylings to play a convicted arsonist who claims to undergo a spiritual conversion in Stone. The affectations do nothing to plead his case and much to garble any serious intentions in this hooey-heavy prison-and-faith drama. De Niro plays a repressed, supposedly religious parole officer who pulls Stone (the con's nickname) as one of his last cases. Milla Jovovich slinks cartoonishly as Stone's seductive wife, on a mission to compromise the lawman. Lordy. C-

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Originally posted Oct 06, 2010 Published in issue #1124 Oct 15, 2010 Order article reprints