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Crime drama '7 Minutes' packs a lot in, yet remains forgettable

Crime drama '7 Minutes' packs a lot in, yet remains forgettable

Although stylish and intriguingly told, the twisty crime drama "7 Minutes" never quite jumps out of the pack. Writer-director Jay Martin has a solid handle on his story and characters and is well supported by his cast. But in the end it's just another tale of bad eggs, bad choices and bad luck. In glum Everett, Wash., three young men — brothers Sam (Luke Mitchell) and Mike (Jason Ritter) and Sam's childhood friend and recent parolee Owen (Zane Holtz) — land in debt to a murderous drug dealer (Chris Soldevilla). With 48 hours to set things right, the trio hatches a plan to rob an easy-access bank managed by Sam and Mike's shady uncle (Joel Murray)....

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