An overwrought pastiche of Hitchcock that makes less sense and renders its protagonist far less plausible the longer it goes on.
This depends on two factors: how you define action movie, and how you define modern.
Saul Bass, call your office. Claustrophobia and paranoia: the suspense filmmaker’s best friend. And hard straight lines are the postermaker’s best friend. In case you’re not familiar with it, Buried (official site, IMDB), coming this autumn, is about Ryan Reynolds getting buried alive, and presumably having to save himself. It’s like Phone Booth, but deadlier. … more…
The best movie to mess with your mind since The Usual Suspects.