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Mickey is about to get his big break as an amateur filmmaker, from a serial killer who turns him and his camera into 'the perfect witness'.

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Mickey is about to get his big break as an amateur filmmaker, from a serial killer who turns him and his camera into 'the perfect witness'.

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According to an interview he gave to the New York Times in 2010, this movie was made during the middle of Wes Bentley's decade-long, extremely serious addiction to cocaine and heroin. He said in that interview that he only accepted any movie roles during that time so that he would have money to buy enough drugs. See more »

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James Lemac: So what do you want from me?
Mickey Gravatski: I'm a film maker. I wanna do this documentary about you. About what you do.
James Lemac: How'd you find me?
Mickey Gravatski: [no response]
James Lemac: You wanna do what with me?
Mickey Gravatski: Documentary?
James Lemac: And if I don't agree?
Mickey Gravatski: I send the tape to the police. But, if you do, I won't release it, ya know, until, or if, you're caught.
James Lemac: Look. Children, digging holes. Mothers watching their children. But who watches the mothers?
Mickey Gravatski: Do you um, do you, do you like children?
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Better than I expected, but don't pay for it
13 January 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Let me comment on the comparisons of this movie to "Mr. Brooks" or "Henry." This one is not in the league of those two very well-done films.

Unlike "Mr. Brooks," this one does not give more insight to the mind of a serial killer (or even to the interaction of other people with the killer) than an average "48 Hours" episode would. In my opinion, the characters here are flat or, at best, two-dimensional, while "Mr. Brooks" is amazingly written to provide real character depth. So if you're looking for a psychological thriller that *could* be real life, go rent "Mr. Brooks" instead, because you won't find that here.

But if you've already seen "Mr. Brooks" and have nothing better to do, AND you can watch this for free, then it's entertaining for a night. I especially enjoyed the last 1/2 hour or so, and it is there that this film finally becomes somewhat worthwhile.

On a whole, I was pleasantly surprised by some of the interaction and some of the surprises. But caveat emptor -- if you are a fan of depth of character and intelligent, probing writing and acting, don't expect this to be the 10-star movie some reviewers here seem to think it is.


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