MISSING (2023)
January 24, 2023 1:08 PM - Subscribe

When her mother disappears while on vacation in Colombia with her new boyfriend, June's search for answers is hindered by international red tape. Stuck thousands of miles away in Los Angeles, June creatively uses all the latest technology at her fingertips to try and find her before it's too late. However, as she digs ever deeper, her digital sleuthing soon raises more questions than answers
posted by soelo (4 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
This is a spiritual successor to Searching and there is a bit at the beginning of the movie that calls back to that movie.
posted by soelo at 4:48 PM on January 24

Oh wow! I loved Searching, so I'm excited for this one. Can't wait for it to come to streaming so I can see it.
posted by rednikki at 2:44 PM on January 28

Nice little thriller, capably put together. I guessed one twist right away, but one of my favorite games uses a similar trick, so it's hard to criticize it on those grounds. While the characters aren't exactly complex, Storm Reid demonstrates she's now mature enough to carry a film. Looking forward to more work from her.
posted by praemunire at 10:17 PM on January 28

I, too, feel this is Reid's breakout role. She was great in A Wrinkle in Time but that one had a lot of other famous people taking up screen time. I also appreciated Joaquim de Almeida's acting in such a constrained window, literally.
posted by soelo at 7:59 AM on January 29 [1 favorite]

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