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'The Voices' speaks, albeit weakly, to fans of serial-killer films
'The Voices' speaks, albeit weakly, to fans of serial-killer films

If you're burning to feel something beyond reactionary horror (or fatigue) for that pop culture mainstay, the serial killer, the arty tonal mash-up "The Voices" begs your consideration. Introduced as the cheeriest employee in the bathtub factory, Jerry (Ryan Reynolds) wants nothing more than to be normal: He works hard, sees his therapist (Jacki Weaver), shyly socializes with the office gals (Gemma Arterton, Anna Kendrick) and does his best to ignore the evil proddings of his Scottish-accented cat (voiced by Reynolds). That's "does his best," mind you. One murder after another gets in the way, and if Jerry never quite knows how to behave while off or on...

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