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The Next Three Days (movie)
Movie review: 'The Next Three Days'
Movie review: 'The Next Three Days'

Paul Haggis is back to his tricky script tricks with the thoroughly engrossing prison break thriller "The Next Three Days." He foreshadows, hides details, delays his "reveals" and does a pretty good job of keeping us guessing, even if we remember the 2003 French film he adapted for this Hollywood project. Russell Crowe, one of the few actors to suggest "mild mannered community college teacher" and "obsessed husband capable of breaking his wife out of jail" at the same time, stars as John, that teacher whose wife ( Elizabeth Banks) has been arrested, tried and convicted of murdering her boss. John almost but not quite takes his lawyer's bad news...