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Neeson’s latest thriller is dead funny

Crack the ice on director Hans Petter Moland’s English-language remake of his 2014 Norwegian film In Order of Disappearance, and it becomes clear that Cold Pursuit is a comedy, in which murder and mayhem are mined for laughs

24th February, 2019
Liam Neeson in Cold Pursuit

On its snow-blasted surface, Cold Pursuit might look like another of those late-career Liam Neeson action thrillers (from the Taken franchise, perhaps) in which our man plays an ordinary guy with a ordinary life until something unexpected happens and he transforms into an unstoppable killing machine, bent on revenge. And it is all of that, on the surface. But crack the ice on director Hans Petter Moland’s English-language remake of his 2014 Norwegian film In...

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