Don't Tell a Soul
As lean and mean as they come, the sharp, emotional thriller Don't Tell a Soul is centered on just four characters and a couple of spare locations, and yet it wryly uncoils a surprising number of shocks and layers. Fourteen year-old Joey (Jack Dylan Grazer) lives with his bullying older brother Matt (Fionn Whitehead) and their mother, Carol (Mena Suvari), who is couch-ridden and sick with lung cancer. Matt recruits Joey for a mission, and forces him to break into an old lady's house, which is being fumigated, and steal her secret stash of cash. Joey succeeds, but they are discovered by a security guard, Hamby (Rainn Wilson), and chased. Hamby suddenly falls into a disused, twenty-foot well and breaks his ankle. Matt wants to leave him there, but Joey isn't so sure...