Captive

Captive

Captive

Thriller starring David Oyelowo and Kate Mara based on the true crimes of Brian Nichols, who escaped from custody - on trial for rape - and went on a killing spree in Atlanta, Georgia in 2005. Mara plays a single mother who is randomly taken hostage in her own apartment.

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Captive / Reviews

Variety

Variety

True crime and Christian filmmaking collide with more subtlety than either genre is typically known for in "Captive."

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The New York Times

The New York Times

A credit-sequence television clip of Mr. Warren and the real Ms. Smith with Oprah Winfrey makes the entire movie feel like the strangest book infomercial in memory.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

The actors are committed - Mara, generally waif-like, appears frail indeed - but there's barely anything worth committing to.

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

Convincing performances from David Oyelowo and Kate Mara - as an escaped killer and his drug addicted hostage - are the saving grace of Captive ...

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Though the film ends with a whimper instead of a bang, Oyelowo and Mara's riveting, embodied performances rise above the material.

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