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Trespass
(2011)

Nic Cage continues cashing pay cheques in this reunion with Joel Schumacher (8mm anyone?) I expect this was greenlit as a post-crash Panic Room without the panic room. 

Cage and wife Nicole Kidman experience a home invasion and Cage must use his wits to delay what he sees as their inevitable deaths. 

The film requires a great many logic by-passes to sustain itself, as Cage refuses to open his safe to his captors in the first five minutes of their entry. But it nevertheless moves along at a clip in typically overwrought, flashy Schumacher manner. 

Nicole Kidman has a nothing part and is unmemorable in it, but I enjoy a good slice of Cage ham and here he gets to play the mild-mannered business men suffering to the max. And still he manages to amp himself up to 11. Very stupid, but fun.

**1/2

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