Edge of Darkness (R)

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synopsis

Thomas Craven is a veteran homicide detective for the Boston Police Department and a single father. When his only child, 24-year-old Emma, is murdered on the steps of his home, everyone assumes that he was the target. But, he soon suspects otherwise, and embarks on a mission to find out about his daughter's secret life and her murder. His investigation leads him into a dangerous looking-glass world of corporate cover-ups, government collusion and murder -- and to CIA operative Darius Jedburgh, who has been sent in to clean up the evidence. Craven's solitary search for answers about his daughter's death transforms into an odyssey of emotional discovery and redemption.

MovieGoer Review

After taking a nearly eight-year break from leading roles, during which he directed and produced one film, the violent Mayan epic Apocalypto, and suffered one rather infamous public meltdown, Mel Gibson returns to the big screen with a veng... MORE

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synopsis

Thomas Craven is a veteran homicide detective for the Boston Police Department and a single father. When his only child, 24-year-old Emma, is murdered on the steps of his home, everyone assumes that he was the target. But, he soon suspects otherwise, and embarks on a mission to find out about his daughter's secret life and her murder. His investigation leads him into a dangerous looking-glass world of corporate cover-ups, government collusion and murder -- and to CIA operative Darius Jedburgh, who has been sent in to clean up the evidence. Craven's solitary search for answers about his daughter's death transforms into an odyssey of emotional discovery and redemption.

MovieGoer Review

After taking a nearly eight-year break from leading roles, during which he directed and produced one film, the violent Mayan epic Apocalypto, and suffered one rather infamous public meltdown, Mel Gibson returns to the big screen with a veng... MORE