Daily Archives: January 28, 2012

The Grey – ☆☆☆1/2 out of 5

Liam Neeson tapes broken bottles and a knife to his hands in The Grey. (Photo courtesy of moviespad.com)

As Posted on At The Buzzer on January 28, 2011

By Gary Sundt

At the risk of spoiling the entire film, I must warn anyone who was stirred to see The Grey from its promising trailer. It’s not that the latest picture from writer/director Joe Carnahan (NarcSmokin’ Aces, The A-Team) isn’t his best yet — in point of fact, it is — but it’s that the film that was sold to you is not really what you’ll be getting. It’s not dissimilar to Drive, an art film stuck with a “fast and furious” trailer. These aren’t bad movies, but the false pretense on which you see the film may leave you dissatisfied. Continue reading