The Bone Collector
In the vein of Seven comes The Bone Collector, a grisly serial murderer flick starring Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie. Lincoln Rhyme (Washington) is an expert forensics detective now confined to a wheelchair. He's using lots of hi-tech equipment and Amelia Donaghy (Jolie) to track down a killer who leaves obtuse clues near his victims.
Yucky in parts, The Bone Collector serves up macabre cliches frozen with a hasty plot. Crime/mystery movies should be twisty and suspenseful. They should not tread with heavy, plodding feet. Only partially redemptive is eminently watchable Washington's enticing relationship with equally watchable Jolie.
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