Posts Tagged ‘Michael Walker’

The Maid's RoomMidway through The Maid’s Room, a middling thriller centered on the familiar question of what happens when an illegal alien witnesses illegal activities, director/screenwriter Michael Walker abandons the obvious and takes an unexpected left turn in a narrative that is painfully predictable to that point. Walker jettisons expectations and conventions and gives the viewer hope that the filmmaker may have something truly original in his pocket. Unfortunately, Walker squanders the opportunity, and the movie sputters without momentum until a complete cock-up of an ending that satisfies no one. (more…)