Review | Buried

Entertainment Sep. 20, 2010 AT 1:49PM
Review | Buried

Opens: Friday 9/24

Us rating: 1/2

Ryan Reynolds plays an American truck driver buried alive in Iraq by unseen kidnappers in this endless, claustrophobic thriller. The boy in a box talks on a cell -- which somehow works underground -- as he tries to get stateside help and reach the wife who warned him not to take this job in a war zone. His improbable dialogue fills most of the movie's 94 minutes. The one "highlight": He battles a snake with a lighter and a flask of booze. It's a mind-numbing bore.

--THELMA ADAMS

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