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  • Writer's pictureBenjamin Maio Mackay

The Captive - 2.5 Stars

This intense thriller has a strong cast, but overall weak motives. The cinematography is clever and creative, but this can’t save the flawed story. The villain is very stereotypical and the film heavily borrows of stories like Taken.

Overall a waste of strong talent in an average kidnap film!

2.5 Stars

Review by Benjamin Maio Mackay

Screening courtesy of Palace Nova Cinemas.

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