No Escape

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No Escape

By: Shannon Page John Erick Dowdle’s (As Above, So Below; Quarantine) action/thriller No Escape is about an American businessman named Jack (Owen Wilson) and his wife (Lake Bell) who, along with their two young daughters, are caught in the middle of a violent coup in an unnamed Southeast Asian country.  The film is surprisingly well-constructed and nuanced – all things considered. The script, which was co-written by Drew Dowdle and John Erick Dowdle, manages to be more self-aware…