“I have all the time in the world,” Walter Prime (Jon Hamm)
While watching the story unfold, the feeling that this might have been better as a play was confirmed when the end credits rolled. The source was indeed the theatre. Confined spaces can work well in cinema, from 12 ANGRY MEN to BURIED, but the filmmakers must be firing on all cylinders, continually varying dynamics to hold the attention. Unfortunately, MARJORIE PRIME’s stilted dialogue and narrative gimmick leaves one unsatisfied. Maybe on a rainy afternoon and this movie comes on the television, then give it a whirl.
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