THE RUNNER – Review by Liz Braun

The Runner is a complicated undertaking, seemingly unsure if it’s an action thriller, coming of age movie, cautionary tale about drugs or love story. You could consider it four movies for the price of one, but probably only if you were Pollyanna. This is a rich-kid-smartens-up story that is said to be aimed at shedding light on the terrible tragedy that is youth who are lost in the war on the drugs. The script is ambitious but never gets far beneath the surface of anything and never presents the characters with enough to do or say. It’s a shame, because The Runner has a solid cast.

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