Cast: Rachel McAdams, Noomi Rapace, Paul Anderson, Karoline Herfurth
Running time: 105 mins
The lowdown: Brian De Palma is a long way from his glory days with this latest clunker. Attempting to recapture the dark eroticism of Dressed to Kill, he ends up floundering in a sea of Body Doubles and Femme Fatales. Rachel McAdams and Noomi Rapace are warring advertising colleagues locked in a deadly psychosexual game of cat-and-mouse, but the only thrills to be had are from the unintentional chuckles. A rush remake of the French film Crime d’Amour starring Kristin Scott-Thomas and Ludivine Sagnier, this is not De Palma’s worst (that’s still Mission To Mars) but the director has truly lost his (Carlito’s) way.
The full verdict: Passi...Read More