'Before I Go to Sleep' is a snooze of a thriller

October 30, 2014 5:15 AM

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'Before I Go to Sleep' is a snooze of a thriller

Imagine Groundhog Day meets Memento, with a jot of 50 First Dates and then take out anything remotely intriguing, suspenseful or funny. That's pretty much what's left in Before I Go to Sleep, a decidedly non-thrilling thriller (*½ out four; rated R; opens Friday in select cities).

Nicole Kidman dully plays Christine, a frightened amnesiac for whom a restorative night's sleep is somewhat like refreshing a computer page. Upon waking she has no memory of any days that went before. The blank stare she wears throughout most of the movie syncs up with the blank slate that is her ch...

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