There’s a scene about three quarters of the way through The BFG that is quite simply spectacular; it’s the best scene in the movie. The audience I saw the film with was totally engaged. They were laughing. They were groaning in anticipation of a joke so well set up that
BRIDGE OF SPIES: Beautifully shot, expertly acted, and slyly written (at times)—a worthy film and a must see for history buffs.
Co-written, co-produced, and starring two-time Oscar winner Sean Penn as an aging, redemption-seeking mercenary for a multinational private security company closely modeled on Blackwater (later Xe), The Gunman, a generic, globe-trotting action-thriller, has been positioned clearly as a late-career attempt to reinvent Penn, tortured intensity personified, into an action