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The Grey. Maybe should be called The Prey.

It has been awhile past now, but I forgot about giving a review to "The Grey". This film did well in the theaters, due to the low cost of producing it. The opening week must have made 20 approx million dollars, while the production of this film was probably around 6 million. When you have Liam Neeson starring in a film, it is bound to do well. He has that Arnold Schwarzenegger quality, where people just like the guy.

This film was about workers in an oil field, somewhere in Alaska. Liam Neeson, or Ottway, protects the workers there by shooting at wolves that come close to the operations. Once done their tour of working in a remote area, they head on a plane to go back to civilization. Well, you know what happens next. It just has to happen. The plane crashes, because if they would have made it to Edmonton or even Fort  McMurry they would have been alright. And, we know the wolves will be coming around.

Once on the ground, Ottawy looks for survivors. He matches up with a group of approx. 6 or 7 survivors. A few men die, after some high theatrics, from their wounds. They prepare themselves for a cold night, lighting up much of the aircraft seats. A wolf already kills one of the survivors, as he was out gathering materials to keep them warm. Then all the men meet the wolves. They have torches at hand, so they wolves walk away. Ottawy tells them they are in the wolves kill zone, and that they are not exposed to be there.

Liam Neeson always gives a great performance. He is a very believable actor. This film, is very unbelievable. Just wait until you see the men try to get across the ravine. How did the guy ever get over there. He must have been spider man.

There is still hope. There is still hope, for young, aspiring directors, to make a film out of a plane crash and some animals roaming around. And to make money on it! It has all been done before. Just get a mega star actor, and it will sell. No matter how bad this film stinks. The only star in the film, would be Liam Neesons star. I do not know what it is about the guy, but he is just like a father figure. Way to go, Liam! I give this film 2 out of 5 stars. It would be 1 out of 5 if I was in a bad mood.

Have a good evening. No news on the book front,  till next time :)

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