Tuesday, October 17, 2017

AMERICAN MADE MOVIE REVIEW

 American Made is directed by Doug Liman and stars Tom Cruise. The movie tells the story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair.  Every time I go into a Tom Cruise movie I always end up being disappointed. This time I was not only disappointed, I was bored the whole time.  I do think Tom Cruise is a good actor and he is always giving it his all even in crap like The Mummy. Even with Cruise giving it his all I did not like his character and I get that he is supposed to be a scumbag, but there has to be something there to get you to care about the character and there just wasn't. I also didn't find any of the other characters in the film likable. So I didn't give a shit about what anyone was doing. I've lost track of how many times this year I have complained about pacing in movies. This movie felt like it was going on forever I was checking my watch and was very glad when the movie was over.    1 out of 5 stars for American Made. I hope you enjoyed my review and I hope it helped you decide whether to see the movie or not. 


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