There's three one-word-titled films due this week, each worth at least one word of praise or criticism. 'Buried' is the best of the lot; Ryan Reynolds plays a U.S. truck driver buried in a coffin in Iraq with only a cell phone and a cigarette lighter as tools to set himself free. In one word: frightening. 'Stone' pits Robert De Niro against Edward Norton in a mind game as a convict attempts to manipulate a parole officer into an early dismissal. In a word: lackluster. And 'Takers' is a by-the-book heist film with hot-shot gangsters attempting one last score. In a word: ho-hum. Read on.
Buried
R2010
Based on 29 critics

Kidnapped by Iraqi insurgents, a civilian trucker awakes in a coffin with a lighter and cell phone. Read More

Stone
R2010
Based on 27 critics

An inmate (Edward Norton) tries to convince a parole officer (Robert De Niro) to set him free. Read More

Takers
PG-132010
Based on 20 critics

A detective (Matt Dillon) hunts a gang of elusive bank robbers (Paul Walker, Idris Elba). Read More

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