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New Releases: 'Prisoners' a pulp drama with a stellar cast
New Releases: 'Prisoners' a pulp drama with a stellar cast

Prisoners Warner Bros., $28.98; Blu-ray, $35.99 Available on VOD beginning Dec. 17 Part mystery-thriller, part brooding meditation on how evil spreads, Denis Villeneuve's film is a gorgeously shot, masterfully acted piece of pulp that takes itself a smidge too seriously. Hugh Jackman stars as a Pennsylvania carpenter and survivalist named Keller who finds himself unprepared when his daughter is abducted. Paul Dano plays the creep who Keller suspects of the crime, while Jake Gyllenhaal is the overqualified local cop who simultaneously tries to find the girls and to prove that Keller has overstepped his bounds in his quest for revenge. "Prisoners'" twisty, fairly...

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