Kidnap (2017) - Movie Review - Halle Berry

A Score: 4.7/10

Plot: A typical afternoon in the park turns into a nightmare for single mom Karla Dyson (Academy Award winner Halle Berry) when her son suddenly disappears. Without a cell phone and knowing she has no time to wait for police help, Karla jumps in her own car and sets off in pursuit of the kidnappers. A relentless, edge-of-your seat chase ensues, where Karla must risk everything to not lose sight of her son. In this tense, action-fueled thriller, directed by Luis Prieto and one mother's heroic attempt to take back her son leads her to ask herself how far she will go to save her child

You took the wrong kid!” Halle Berry growls when she finally comes face-to-face with the creeps who abducted her 6-year-old son in “Kidnap,” a tight, effective 100-yard-dash of a thriller that’s as single-minded as the title makes it sound. When she reports the crime to the local sheriff’s office, they tell her to wait. Readmore

But Scott was a real gonzo stylist, and this movie mostly looks like a turd, filled with amateurish, off-putting dissolves and blurry, added-in-post zooms. The fact that it was shot by Flavio Labiano, the capable cinematographer of movies like Non-Stop and The Day Of The Beast, boggles the mind. Readmore

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