'Black Rock' -- 2 1/2 stars

<b>R; 1:20 running time</b><Br><br>A KickStarter project, director Katie Aselton's film is actually pretty interesting, starting with the way Aselton handles the violence, and what she does and doesn't choose to emphasize. Trying to repair an old rift between Louise, aka Lou (Lake Bell), and Abby (Aselton), Sarah (Kate Bosworth) persuades her friends to reunite for an overnight on the island they used to frequent as kids. "Fresh air. New start," Sarah says, uttering words signifying nothing but trouble. -- Michael Phillips<br><br><a href=http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/movies/sc-mov-0514-black-rock-20130516,0,1537181.column>Read the full "Black Rock" movie review</a>

( May 14, 2013 )

R; 1:20 running time

A KickStarter project, director Katie Aselton's film is actually pretty interesting, starting with the way Aselton handles the violence, and what she does and doesn't choose to emphasize. Trying to repair an old rift between Louise, aka Lou (Lake Bell), and Abby (Aselton), Sarah (Kate Bosworth) persuades her friends to reunite for an overnight on the island they used to frequent as kids. "Fresh air. New start," Sarah says, uttering words signifying nothing but trouble. -- Michael Phillips

Read the full "Black Rock" movie review

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