Call, The : Movie Review

Despite its schlocky, high-concept premise -- 911 operator tries to save the life of the panicked teen girl on the other end of the phone -- somebody clearly tried to make “The Call” into a real movie.

They hired Brad Anderson (“Session 9,” “The Machinist”) to direct and loaded the cast with sharp performers, from Halle Berry as the operator and Abigail Breslin as the girl in peril to plum supporting roles for Morris Chestnut, Roma Maffia and HBO alums Michael Imperioli and Justina Machado.

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Author : Alonso Duralde