OVERRATED: 'Trance' (2013)

Danny Boyle is one of the more interesting filmmakers today -- "Sunshine," "127 Hours" and "Trainspotting," anyone? -- but he's also one of the most uneven. That's never been more true than with this stylishly incomprehensible heist film that must be a thrill ride for anyone who equates hypnotism with alternate realities. You have to feel for the underserved Rosario Dawson; at least her costar James McAvoy had that indie hit "X Men" to fall back on.
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