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Carl Tibbetts


Jamie Bell
Cillian Murphy
Thandie Newton
Jimmy Yuill





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A couple looking to recover after the stillborn death of their child decide to escape London for a remote island off the coast of Scotland. Things aren't going so well, as the generator and CB radio both begin to fail. A man in military fatigues washes up onshore and tells them a lethal, airborne virus has spread throughout the world, they must decide whether to believe him or not with no contact with the outside world. -- Chris Kavan

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Thriller? Not So much.

This movie was a whole new take on 'zombie apocalypse'; a deadly disease and people trying to stay away from it, and keep it contained. I liked this movie, but I feel that the character of Kate could have been casted with someone better. I feel that Thandie Newton did an okay job, but, to me, she just isn't that great of an actress, at least for this part. And Cillian Murphy, I love him, but I feel that he does a better job at being the psychopath, other than the guy trying to fight off the psychopath, but he still did a good job. Over all, it was a great concept, but I feel like something was missing. It doesn't give me that suspense, anticipation, edge-of-your-seat feeling that a thriller is supposed to have.
If you are looking at this movie for a 'horror movie night', or a 'thriller...

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