Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Review: 'The Disappearance of Alice Creed' for Tom Magazine

The Disappearance of Alice Creed

Director: J Blakeson.

Gemma Arterton, Martin Compston, Eddie Marsan.

Reviewed By Anna Angel.
Paranormal Activity taught us you don’t need a blockbuster budget and CGI effects to keep audiences in suspense. The Disappearance of Alice Creed, by J Blakeson, pipes up that you don’t need a spacious or varied set, or more than a few players, either. This British film borrows a formulaic kidnap scenario  -  but how it unfolds from there is worth discussing. Or, it would be, if it wouldn’t ruin the movie for you. All I can say is that when Danny and Vic, your thugs for the evening, go to kidnap and hold Alice Creed, a millionaire’s daughter, for a large ransom, it doesn’t quite go to plan. Vague enough for you? 

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