Reason Writers at the Movies: Peter Suderman Reviews Safe House


Associate Editor Peter Suderman reviews the new Denzel Washington action thriller Safe House in today's Washington Times

The producers of "Safe House" have done potential viewers exactly one favor: They've turned the movie's title into a hint as to where it's best viewed — in the safety and comfort of one's own home.

"Safe House" is the sort of mostly competent but entirely skippable cinematic trifle that's better enjoyed as a cable-matinee complement to an afternoon nap: You probably won't be sorry if you see it, but you won't be missing anything if you don't.

Those who do venture out of their own domains will be treated to a ho-hum mashup of "Training Day" and the Bourne series that's not as tough or engaging as either.

Whole thing here