Sort of based on Jon Krakauer’s book, Into Thin Air – and, one assumes, given the lack of credit for Krakauer, the various contradictory follow-up texts – Everest tells the...
After offerings such as Tango & Cash, Lethal Weapon and, more recently, The Heat, the latest buddy cop action/comedy comes from the world of a relatively unknown graphic novel.
Contraband is a slick movie indeed – but its very slickness robs it of individuality. It's a machine tooled action thriller with all the component parts efficiently assembled and ready for business.
Iceland, as director Baltasar Kormakur informs us in our exclusive interview, is a perfect setting for a film noir.