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Captive

Captive
  • 2015
  • US
  • 97 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Jerry Jameson
  • Cast: Kate Mara, David Oyelowo, Mimi Rogers

When convict Brian (Oyelowo) escapes from an Atlanta courtroom, killing as he goes, and holes up with captive Ashley, a young widowed meth addict, she spends the night reading to him from a Christian self-help book. Cheap-looking, cheesy, preachy and shallow; faith-based drama like this might fly in the States, but not here.

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Captive

22 Sep 20152 stars

Preachy hostage drama that squanders the talents of David Oyelowo and Kate Mara

Oh Lordy. What starts as a potentially tense hostage thriller turns into a preachy evangelical drama about faith and redemption. Based on a true story, it recounts the 24 or so hours from the moment in 2005 that convicted rapist Brian Nichols (here…

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