If you like Amanda Seyfried, and I do despite the career doldrums induced by In Time, Red Riding Hood and Dear John, Gone is not the antidote to her recent bad choices. It's a substandard thriller that traps Seyfried in the role of Jill Parrish (Amanda Seyfried), a waitress the police believe cried wolf by claiming she'd escaped a crazed kidnapper. Now, a year later, Jill – hyped up on anxiety pills – comes home to find her sister gone. She's sure it's the same rapey-eyed maniac and goes in pursuit. That's the premise and I'm sure a talent like David Fincher could make something of it. But Brazilian director Heitor Dhalia merely recycles bump-in-the-night thriller tropes. There's no thrill in Gone because you can see every surprise coming. It lies there flapping like a dying fish. Skip it.
- Amanda Seyfried
- Directed by Heitor Dhalia
Around the Web
Powered By ZergNet
Around the Web
Cracked5 Things That Secretly Affect Who You Want to Have Sex With
Cinema BlendThe 10 Worst Movies Of The Past Year
Cracked4 Lead Singers That Sound Shockingly Bad Without the Band
Cinema Blend15 Incredible Facts You Didn't Know About Back To The Future
Cracked5 Famous Albums You Can't Buy Anymore
Men's Journal12 Things Everyone Should Know About Vaginas
- Watch Batman and Superman Clash in New 'Dawn of Justice' Trailer
- Being Ringo: A Beatle's All-Starr Life
- Hear Slayer's Eerie New Crusher 'When the Stillness Comes'
- Black Sabbath's Bill Ward: 'I Don't Know If I'm a Member'
- Campaign 2016: Hillary Clinton's Fake Populism Is a Hit
- The Dukes of Oxy: How a Band of Teen Wrestlers Built a Smuggling Empire
- Bill Withers: The Soul Man Who Walked Away
- Rolling Stone and UVA: The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism Report