The plot of crimes moves along quickly but leaves the characters behind.
Side Effects (2013) - Morally ambiguous characters in a deceptive, complex thriller plot.
The Raven (2012) - Poe's literary roots still shine through the action-influenced detective story.
The Call (2013) - Emotional, dramatic thriller that keeps it together despite some ridiculous antics.
Limitless (2011) - A limitless source of stupidity.