What makes Survivor bad, first and foremost, is its pedestrian script. But what makes it worse is that a potentially intriguing concept is squandered in the process. This espionage thriller from director James McTeigue (V for Vendetta) focuses on the heightened stakes in the age of modern terrorism, when paranoia and common sense sometimes clash. […]

The week’s DVDs begin in Rumania:

DVDs and streaming for May 26 by Boo Allen This week, we begin in Rumania: So Bright is the View (***) Brother-directors Joel Levy Florescu and Michael Levy Florescu paint a bleak portrait of their native Bucharest, Rumania in this probing character study. As usual in Rumanian films that reach here, this one has long, […]