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'Getaway': car-chase thriller can't outrun dreadful reviews
'Getaway': car-chase thriller can't outrun dreadful reviews

After starring in one of the year's best-reviewed films -- "Before Midnight"  -- Ethan Hawke now has the dubious distinction of starring in one of the worst as well: "Getaway." Whereas "Midnight" notched a "98% fresh" rating on the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, Hawke's latest movie, a car-chase thriller co-starring Selena Gomez, had a 1% rating as of Friday morning, which means that basically everyone hated it. In The Times, Sheri Linden called "Getaway" a "video game posing as a movie, a preposterously plotted kidnapping story starring a high-performance Mustang." Regarding the action, Linden wrote,...

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