"Much of what the film consists of is somewhat armchair knowledge of the events for the Cheney / Bush first term. It helps to put things into perspective, especially more than sixteen years later. This man viewed himself as a patriot, sure. He was also a very calculated opportunist who saw dollar signs at the expense of lives. If nothing else, America needs to remember it for what really happened."
It’s early in the year, but so far, this is the best comedy. I haven’t laughed at a film considered a comedy in several years. Let’s hope this is the start of a trend.
American Made - 2017 Director Doug Liman Screenplay Gary Spinelli Starring Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright, Jayma Mays, Jesse Plemons, Caleb Landry Jones, Alejandro Edda, Mauicio Mejia, Connor Trinneer, Jed Rees Watching Tom Cruise move through the quick cuts of Doug Liman's story about Barry Seals secret life of transporting weapons, taking pictures for the Feds and drugs for … Continue reading American Made (***1/2) Liman and Cruise in Scorsese mode
Someone messes up, they go for a car ride, they get whacked. Someone gets arrested, they talk (or don't) they go for a car ride...you know.