House has most all of the ingredients of
a good thriller with two big stars:
Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds.
One is a notorious CIA turncoat.
After a while
the twists get more than a little sluggish -- they
get goofy and hard to know
who's who and why the good guys turn out to be bad
just hang on and enjoy a fast and furious ride
full of everything from mayhem
to water boarding.
as I love Denzel Washington, I just have to say
there are no safe houses.
This film starts out strong and smart, but in no
time turns weak and stupid.
is a tense action/thriller filled with multiple
shoot-outs and car chases; but
it has so many double-crosses, cheats, and hidden
agendas that you wonder who it
is you are rooting for.
It's all big promises with no payoff.
is another general, or nonspecific spy thriller.
There are car chases,
double-crosses, and more than enough amounts of
graphic violence, but all of
which add up to almost nothing.
The pacing is not smooth, the wild action is
rarely suspenseful, the dialogue is neither clever
nor amusing, and the
anti-climatic ending drags along slowly to an