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October 31, 2014

At the Movies: ‘Sleep' a decidedly average psych thriller

By LESLIE FELPERIN
The Hollywood Reporter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reteamed once again with Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman stars as an amnesia victim whose brain resets back to 13 years ago after each night's slumber in the decidedly average psychological thriller “Before I Go to Sleep.”

Writer-director Rowan Joffe's adaptation of S.J. Watson's bestseller honors the lurid spirit of the page-turner enough to satisfy fans, but he doesn't transmute the material into something richer and deeper.


 
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