writer: Theresa Rebeck

The 355

The one good thing to say about The 355, a badly mangled attempt at feminism from writer/director Simon Kinberg, is that its heart is in the right place. The espionage flick trades hunky men for lanky women, suits for stilettos. It wants to be a Spice Girls version of Bond, a Linda Rondstant [...]


Part “Murder She Wrote,” part “Columbo,” with a little “Cruel Intentions” thrown into the mix, it is an interesting suspense thriller. However, the sexual situations and language keep me from recommending it for family viewing. Also, the portrayal of these amoral university students [...]