The Call review

This is one thriller where it's best to hang up well before the end...

Halle Berry and Abigail Breslin star in this high concept thriller about a guilt-ridden 911 phone operator whose shot at redemption comes when a kidnapped teen phones for help from the boot of her attacker's car. Sadly, while the setup is certainly gripping, the longer the film goes on the less convincing it becomes, and by the end the whole thing falls apart. Thankfully, the hi-def platter itself is a more consistent affair with crisp AVC 1.85:1 1080p imagery and moody DTS-HD MA 5.1 sonics. It also includes four brief Making of… featurettes and five deleted scenes (including an extended ending).

The Call, Warner Home Video, All-region BD, £23 Approx