|release date||November 19 2013|
|starring||Brina Palencia, Anthony Montgomery, Eric Vale|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisSeven strangers wake aboard a passenger jet in mid-flight, with no idea how they got there - and no idea where they are headed. Cut off from the cockpit and with a dying smartphone as their sole source of communication, they learn the U.S. is under a devastating attack…and they might be the only survivors.
I’m a sucker for single-setting thrillers in which folks have to figure out what got them there and how to get out. Typically everyone becomes paranoid and turns on each other. One guy usually dies. An unlikely hero figures how to get out. Y’know the drill. There are some really good ones out there (Cube, Unknown, Exam) but it’s a tough type of film to pull off well. Chariot, directed by Brad Osborne, is a low-budget, high-concept addition to the trapped-in-a-room subgenre that sees its cast stuck on an airplane headed for who knows where. The setting makes it interesting and there are some strong moments of suspense, but overall it’s a predictable film that fails to make an emotional punch. …Read More