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Whiteout  (2009 - English)

Whiteout cumulative rating: 3 out of 53/5 (6 users)

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The gorgeous Kate Beckinsale, fresh from her action star success in Underworld takes on the role of Carrie Stetko, the lone US Marshal assigned to Antarctica who investigates the continent's first murder, drawing her into a shocking whodunit. With only three days until winter, Carrie must solve the crime before Antarctica is plunged into darkness and she is stranded with the killer. The film is based on Greg Rucka and Steve Lieber's graphic novelmore

Do you fancy a trip to the South Pole? If so, then this is the film for you. In fact, the majestic ice-scapes of Antarctica are the only reason to venture into this muddled potboiler. Adapted from a graphic novel, Whiteout also has the dubious distinction of being scripted by two sets of brothers. After a fairly tense prologue involving a Russian plane crashing into the snowy wastes, the narrative whisks forward by 50 years. The rest of the connect-the-dots storylinemore

This story has little going for it apart from an audience that may or may not be aware of the comic book series that inspired the film. About a US Marshall Carrie Stetko (Kate), who's in a dead-end two-year job at a base in Antarctica, Whiteout begins at a time close to when Carrie is due to go the mainland as a six-month-long winter begins and the entire continent becomes inaccessible. A dead body is found in the ice and Carrie being the only law enforcermore