@themovies/ 'The Grey'
Liam Neeson and a pack of territorial wolves may be on the forefront here, but it's our fundamental pursuit to survive that Joe Carnahan's thriller is truly based on BY EMIL TIEDEMANN 'The Grey' was made for a reported $25 million, and earned more than $20 million during its opening weekend. " O NCE more into the fray. Into the last good fight I'll ever know. Live and die on this day...live and die on this day." That's not only a poem from Joe Carnahan 's The Grey , but perhaps the film's thesis. It's a theme that flows along this scarcely musty, delightfully indelible action-thriller feature set in an unforgiving region of Alaska. Liam Neeson , who'll turn 60 this summer, is John Ottway, lonely and in despair, working as part of an oil drilling team, hunting wolves who pose a real threat to his men. It's just minutes into the 2-hour film that Ottway, on the final day of his mission, places the barrel of his gun into his m