'The Grey' a well-done thriller
Now showing at Rave, Quality 16, Brighton
Review by Jeff Meyers of the Metro Times
Though it doesn’t do any favors for lupine public relations or arguments in favor of the Endangered Species Act, Joe Carnahan’s The Grey is the kind of film Werner Herzog would admire. Boldly rejecting religious faith as a prerequisite for survival, this men-lost-in-the-woods thriller would appeal to the celebrated documentarian’s view that nature, for all its grandeur and beauty, is amoral, brutal and merciless. And man is arrogant to think otherwise.
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