Marc Forster's twisty psychological thriller, written by David Benioff, is yet another variation on the theme of Ambrose Bierce's An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
. If you've read the short story, you'll see where things are going in no time flat; if you haven't and want to be surprised, don't look it up. Down-to-earth psychiatrist Sam Foster (Ewan McGregor) inherits surly art-student Henry Lethem (Ryan Gosling) from his previous therapist, Dr. Beth Levy (Janeane Garofalo). Henry's announcement that he intends to kill himself at midnight on his 21st birthday, three days hence, entangles Sam and his fragile girlfriend and former patient, artist Lila (Naomi Watt...