Host grace randolph asks audiences if. On rotten tomatoes the film holds an approval rating of 62% based on 138 reviews, with an average rating 5.8/10.
A perfect getaway is a film that coyly thrills while winking both at itself, its genre, and, the viewer simultaneously.
A perfect getaway movie review. A perfect getaway mpaa rating: The movie makes for a fun night out. A perfect getaway review with more cinematic muscle than he has exhibited since 2000's pitch black, writer/director david twohy's a perfect getaway is an energetic and largely entertaining action thriller set along the beautiful beaches of kauai or, in this case, puerto rico filling in for kauai.
Sounds like it’s a summer of sleepers. The movie is about two couples and a suspicious third couple. A perfect getaway is almost one giant, winking, red snapper (to be explained momentarily) of a movie.
That premise serves as the basis for the film’s psychological manipulation of its audience. Writer/director david twohy has a lot of tricks up his sleeve with the thriller “a perfect getaway,” but his ambition is far more compelling than his execution. August 11, 2009 at 7:03 pm | reply.
The two main couples are cliff and cydney, honeymooners in. The movie is not completely predictable, and will have even the biggest of movie buffs guessing. A perfect getaway movie review.
But when the only way you can do that is by jerking your audience around, that is not fine. Audience reviews for a perfect getaway oct 18, 2020 an always entertaining cast (timothy olyphant, mila jovovich, and steve zahn) elevates what could have been a. It plays out like a lot of thrillers with a killer travelling with a couple or a group and they have to figure out how to get out of the situation.
The site's critics consensus reads: Summer has transitioned from effervescent delight to overheated slog, and as the temperature (and the humidity) have risen, so too has our desire for a snappy and refreshing cinematic experience. The packed theater seemed to see this movie as more of a comedy than a thriller.
The humor actually works, the quirkiness adding to the picture. August 11, 2009 at 6:54 pm | reply. The answer, according to a perfect getaway, is very little.
Perfect getaway, a (united states, 2009) august 05, 2009. The entire movie is filled with witty and funny commentary that had the audience laughing hysterically. I’m told orphan is one of the best freakfests to come down the pike in a long time as well.
Well at least not to me and the other people in the theater. While smarter than the average slasher film, a perfect getaway eventually devolves into a. “a perfect getaway” is rated r (under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian).
Directed by david twohy (the man behind cult success pitch black ), a perfect getaway is stylish, slick, and utterly hollow. A movie review by james berardinelli. For that, the movie does have some much needed originality in a thriller genre that is not always so entertaining.
A perfect getaway arrives in theaters at a fortuitous time. A perfect getaway (movie review) by jon schnaars on august 08th, 2009. There are times when a filmmaker tries so hard to surprise everyone that he ends up surprising no one.
Twohy’s screenplay tries to convince you of many things, but mostly he wants you to believe. A perfect getaway goes so far round the bend that it comes back again to meet itself in. The film pulls of a pretty audacious twist that some may not like but if you just go with it i find it works quite well.
Things are never as they seem in a story that sports so many red herrings (“snappers”) that well before it’s over, you don’t much care what the real resolution will be. Olyphant is the standout as nick, a former marine with a bit of a screw loose. A perfect getaway was a cool movie.
Attractive and (gasp!) talented actors run for their lives through a tropical paradise! This movie definitely has an unexpected plot twist, but it is certainly not a thriller. R (for graphic violence, language including sexual references and some drug use).
Such is the case with a perfect getaway, a film that exists for one reason: At one point in the film, i wondered about something, and then thought, nahhh, couldn’t be. A perfect getaway (2009)” trip says: