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Review: Neat twists and tension heat up 'Cold Comes the Night'
Review: Neat twists and tension heat up 'Cold Comes the Night'

The noirishly titled "Cold Comes the Night" is a tense little thriller that provides juicy roles for its deft lead actors, Alice Eve and Bryan Cranston, as well as some well-played action and several neat twists. Directed by Tze Chun ("Children of Invention") from a script by Chun, Osgood Perkins (Anthony's son) and Nick Simon, the film finds Chloe (Eve), a struggling single mom running a seedy, hooker-happy motel in bleak upstate New York, on the cusp of packing up her small daughter (Ursula Parker) and moving off to more child-friendly environs, per the orders of an intractable social worker. But when Topo (Cranston), a stony, vision-impaired thug, lands at the...

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