Keep Out: Rich Fam in Danger, And Careers Too in Trespass
A home-invasion movie as instantly forgettable as its title, Trespass is not without disturbing images: namely, Nicolas Cage and Nicole Kidman as spouses. The two Nics play Kyle and Sarah Miller, owners of a sprawling modernist manor and parents of mouthy teen Avery (Liana Liberato). Yet the luxe exteriors cannot mask Sarahs growing unhappiness over diamond-trader Kyles neglect; hes too preoccupied with hiding his impending financial ruin. Just as Kyle rebuffs his wifes amorous advances, four crazies posing as cops break in, setting forth an increasingly nonsensical plot but relieving us of more unsettling Cage-Kidman smooches. First-time screenwriter Karl Gajduseks attempts at making timely observations about the dangers of living beyond ones means are drowned out by the howlers coming out of the characters mouths. Although Kyles line to his captors, If its a kidney you want, then take mine, ass-fuck, could have been uttered by Cage in any one of his vehicles from the past decade, hearing Kidman bellow, Do it, so we can all die because I dont give a fuck anymore, seems to reveal the actresss desperation more than Sarahs.
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