The American

The American

Arthouse without ART - Slick

3 Points

Viewer Rating:Slick has rated The American rating: 1 Star

The Bourne Retirement - Yawn. Shamelessly Banal - indulgent rigour. Stay away-worse than a 70's airport novel. Nothing, but the most mediocre predictable happens - and you'll be praying for those brief moments. Swooney Clooney fans get tons of their man-that's it. The cinematography is washed out, the storytelling useless-not a breath of tension, and what soundtrack!?!. Not the worst movie put to celluloid but amongst those peers. Don't do it to yourself-this belongs on the shelves with Klute; makes The Day of the Jackal contemporary. Are we stuck in 3D cartoon lockdown from Hollywood. Deserved of no recognition, except the life of an assassin is a lonely one award. An effort to break new ground does not new ground break.

Review published on the 28 November 2010 01:30


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