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March 12, 2015

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Run All Night | Jaume Collet-Serra

March 12, 2015

Jaume Collet-Serra’s last two films, Unknown and Non-Stop, were both now-patented Liam Neeson thrillers and Hitchcock-ian wrong man transmissions. In the former, Collet-Serra’s patient, often static camera infused its twin cases of mistaken identity and kidnapping with a powerful sense of dread and alienation, even as the plot spiraled into appropriate levels of ridiculousness. Non-Stop shifted the action to a locked-room scenario, with graceful steadicam movement hurtling us…

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