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Beyond a Reasonable Doubt

PG_13, 106 min, 2009

Jesse Metcalfe (C.J. Nicholas), Amber Tamblyn (Ella Crystal), Michael Douglas (Mark Hunter), Joel David Moore (Corey Finley), Orlando Jones (Ben Nickerson), Lawrence P. Beron (Lieutenant Merchant (as Lawrence Beron)), Sewell Whitney (Martin Weldon), David Jensen (Gary Spota), Sharon K. London (Judge Sheppard (as Sharon London)), Krystal Kofie (Taieesha), Randal Reeder (Survivalist Man (as Randel Reeder)), Ryan Glorioso (Animal Shelter Attendant), Jon McCarthy (Detective Rawley), Grant James (Aaron Wakefield), Eric Gipson (Allen). Directed by Peter Hyams and produced by Mark Damon, Limor Diamant, Ted Hartley. Screenplay by Hyams, based on the 1956 screenplay by Douglas Morrow.

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt is the silliest and most depressing thriller in many a moon. It would be laughable were it not so somber about the proceedings. The characters are all complete morons and the plot is ludicrous beyond belief. Those, however, are only the beginning of its plethora of problems. Continue reading

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