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January 20, 2023

At the Movies: Hacking, not shoe-leather, solves thriller ‘Missing'

AP Enertainment Writer

Audiences get a ringside seat to 18-year-old June's (Storm Reid) quick mind and even quicker fingers as the teenager uses all the modern tools at her disposal to solve the mystery in this superbly constructed and satisfying thriller from the director-writer team of Will Merrick and Nick Johnson.

June Allen's mother has vanished during a romantic vacation with her boyfriend to Colombia when “Missing” starts gaining steam. The FBI are supposedly on it, with one special agent telling June: “The best thing you can do is wait by the phone.” Wait by the phone? You don't know June Allen, buddy.

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