Another in a long line of movie adaptations of revered novels that lose something significant in their translation from page to screen.
Provides a solid starting place for a series or, if the box office doesn’t warrant a continuation, an engaging stand-alone thriller.
It’s strangely refreshing to watch a courtroom drama where theatricality doesn’t trump meticulous examination.
"The Girl on the Train" doesn’t derail but it’s not the smoothest of rides.
Harrowing, compelling cinema - perhaps not as wrenching as "12 Years a Slave" but not far removed.
An awkward and unappealing mix of mismatched parts that doesn’t generate enough laughs to make it feel like anything other than a waste of 90 minutes.
A fresh and engaging storybook adventure that should appeal to viewers both inside and out of the core demographic.
"Deepwater Horizon" is structured not so much as a fictionalized chronicle of actual events as it is an old-fashioned disaster movie.
With two better versions of this story readily available, why bother with this mediocre re-telling?