Vanishing on 7th Street

Tapping into our most primal anxiety: fear of the dark
With Hayden Christensen, Thandie Newton, John Leguizamo and Jacob Latimor
Directed by Brad Anderson

I would’ve expected more from Brad Anderson. The director of the overrated but effective “Session 9” (2001) and “The Machinist” (2004), Christian Bale’s most impressive vehicle since “American Psycho,” knows how to create a creepy mood and ratchet up the tension bit by bit. But the premise of his new film, “Vanishing on 7th Street,” doesn’t lend itself well to subtlety or sophistication: people ... more >