A Take on Tribeca 2011: ‘The Assault’ Review

“The Assault,” a French thriller based on the real-life mission to recover a hijacked airliner, tries to be a serious meditation of the dangers and uncertainty of counter-terrorism teams, but gets dragged back down to earth by a stale narrative, shaky camerawork, and a bag of cliches.

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‘Skyline’ Review: Your Call to the Mothership Cannot be Completed as Dialed

In the first scene of Skyline, our young heroine Elaine rolls out of bed, stumbles into the bathroom, and vomits into the toilet. The movie does not improve much from there.

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