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'No Escape': EW review

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No Escape

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
103 minutes
Wide Release Date:
08/26/15
performer:
Lake Bell, Pierce Brosnan, Owen Wilson
director:
John Erick Dowdle
genre:
Action, Thriller

We gave it a D

This thriller starring Owen Wilson and Lake Bell as the heads of a family caught in the middle of a revolution abroad is a zombie movie in form and function. But here, the bloodthirsty hordes aren’t undead—they’re just citizens of an unidentified Asian nation who are given no depth or motivation beyond wanting to kill innocent white people. Even ignoring the racism—which is pretty much impossible—No Escape is a cliché-ridden, artless relic. D