Exactly what the average movie-goer would expect from something with this title and these actors and, judged on that basis, it rarely misfires.
While "Logan Lucky" is 3/4ths of a very good movie, the final half-hour becomes narratively unfocused as it strives to tie up some loose ends.
Has an exuberance for life without seeming to fall prey to every Hollywood cliché in the book.
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This accomplished, exceptional piece of cinema delivers summer-scale spectacle.
Works not only as a portal into what happened 37 years ago but as an understanding of the difficulties of handling hostage situations.
Despite being sold and marketed as a thriller, the most interesting aspects of "Shot Caller" are the dramatic ones.
The disappointment of what this movie could have been dogs it as it navigates safe, predictable roads to a preordained conclusion.
U.S. Release Date: 2017-08-11
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, Adult Themes)
Director: Destin Daniel Cretton
Cast: Brie Larson, Woddy Harrelson, Naomi Watts, Sarah Snook, Josh Caras, Brigette Lundy-Paine, Ella Anderson, Chandler Head, Max Greenfield
An Oscar-wannabe that didn’t make the cut and is being released in mid-August hoping to find a small audience.
The narrative effectively marries the character based-aspects with the mystery-thriller ones.
Weird without being off-putting and offers a different kind of experience than most films.