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The Bone Collector Movie Review Summary

Actors: Denzel Washington, Angelina Jolie

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Denzel Washington stars as a tetraplegic forensics expert Lincoln Rhyme. He was paralyzed from the neck down in a car accident and is bed stricken relying on the aid of his nurse Thelma (played by Queen Latifah) to function. He partners with a patrol cop Amelia Donaghy (played by Angelina Jolie) and they attempt to solve a string of homicides all linked to a certain serial killer who has a unique signature. Which is, he removes a single shared bone from each of his victims.

The killer uses the guise of being a taxi driver, and then kills the passengers he picks up. His first victims are a married couple followed by an NYU student. Amelia is able to connect the crimes from clues left at the scene including the missing piece of bone that the killer removed from the victims. Other clues lead Amelia and Rhyme to a crime novel which contains stories that the killer seems to be replicating. Eventually the killer is exposed and is linked to Rhyme but will Amelia be able to deduce that the killer is really after Rhyme.
Best part of story, including ending: I liked the fact that the paralyzed cop wasn't the hero. He had to rely on the help of his partner. It added realism.

Best scene in story: When Amelia sees numbers which represent Rhyme's badge number.

Opinion about the main character: I liked her intelligence, She was able to link the crimes and deduce who the killer was before everyone else.

The review of this Movie prepared by George Kipling a Level 3 Eurasian Jay scholar





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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   catching/stopping killer Criminal enemy is...    -   serial killer

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Kind of violence:    -   guns Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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