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A Perfect Getaway

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A Perfect Getaway
Javier Pesquera

A Perfect Getaway

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
98 minutes
Wide Release Date:
08/07/09
performer:
Milla Jovovich, Steve Zahn
director:
David Twohy
distributor:
Rogue Pictures
author:
David Twohy
genre:
Horror

We gave it a B-

Who’s been murdering newlyweds, turning a beachy paradise into a tropical hell shared by three pretty couples? You’ll probably guess, but that doesn’t take away from the slicked-up genre charms of A Perfect Getaway, a summery suspense thriller from writer-director David Twohy (Pitch Black). Steve Zahn makes full use of the many varieties of hyper in his acting arsenal, while Timothy Olyphant has a heckuva good time telegraphing macho mania. The picture treats itself to all sorts of artsy camera tricks. And no, you’re not tripping: The movie is set in Hawaii but was shot in…Puerto Rico. B?

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