For the first two thirds of it's running time The Call is a smart and clever B-movie proceedural that benefits from some great performances, but just like how a real life 911 operator very rarely finds out how a call ends after they hang up, you might not want to stick around to see how this thing ends.
Brad Anderson is interested in the end of things. In The Machinist, he examined the end of one man’s ability to deal with reality and its resulting madness. In Transsiberian, he examined one woman’s reaction to the possible end of her marriage and by extension her emotional existence. In Vanishing on 7th Street he looks […]