Poor Blake Lively does her de-glammed best in this poor Xerox of much better Turn The Urchin Into A Spy thrillers. But there isn’t a single human interaction in this hamfisted movie that rings true.
In *Lottery Ticket,* Bow Wow’s poor but nice ghetto kid wins a mega lottery but must protect the ticket from his greedy friends and neighbors over a long holiday weekend. This flick sprang from (among other films)…
I’ve raved over Bill Paxton before, and I’m gonna do it again now. Paxton is one of American film’s finest and most underappreciated actors — a fact obscured by his own supremely subtle talent. A Simple Plan, an outstanding film and an instant classic, should finally bring him the recognition he deserves.
What was intended as dark gothic horror just comes off as something out a Renaissance Festival gone horribly wrong.