Serial killer story - well made, but not well written
We start out going around the world following agents we don't know, who are chasing criminals we don't know, and talking about things we don't know. I was left feeling dizzy and disoriented. We finally settle down with Agent Tom Brindle (Timothy Hutton). There isn't much to this character, but Hutton portrays him well. Spanish actor Miguel Angel Silvestre aptly added some interesting levels to his character Marco.
But "Reflections" isn't about characters. It's about gruesome murders and getting into the mind of a serial killer. There was blood and guts but no real psychology. The tracking down of the killer had some strange pacing to it. Lots of rather complicated plot twists occurring way too quickly and then slow scenes where nothing happens that we didn't already know.
The director and writers appear to be fairly young, trying to establish themselves in the genre with titles such as "Knowing", "Criminal Minds" and "Cold Case", and now "Reflections". "Reflections" is the same type of story, ably-produced and acted, although I found the written story rather lame and confused. Fans of the genre may want to take a look as this could be a stepping stone into better feature films for the film-makers, but I wouldn't recommend this for anyone else.
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